Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your River Heads getaway

Learn about the unique charm of River Heads with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in River Heads

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that River Heads has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Reefworld Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • WetSide Water Education Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of River Heads

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in River Heads. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great Sandy Strait (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Lake McKenzie (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Central Station (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Lake Wabby (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Queens Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around River Heads

The nearest airport is in Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around River Heads?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 112 holiday rentals around River Heads. From 51 Houses to 27 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around River Heads is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to River Heads?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in River Heads. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eurong Beach: 73 holiday rentals
  • Burrum Coast National Park: 166 holiday rentals
  • Lake McKenzie: 158 holiday rentals
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden: 201 holiday rentals
  • Urangan Pier: 206 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around River Heads listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in River Heads?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 51 Houses in River Heads. Our other popular types of River Heads holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 holiday houses
  • Villas: 10 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 10 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in River Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 45 holiday homes with pool available in River Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.