Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Torquay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Torquay. Well known for its local tours, whale watching and boating, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Torquay

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Torquay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • WetSide Water Education Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Reefworld Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Torquay

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, December, January, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Torquay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Torquay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Great Sandy Strait (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Lake McKenzie (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Torquay

The nearest airport is in Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB), located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Torquay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 117 holiday rentals around Torquay. From 53 Houses to 35 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 Torquay is on Stayz.

Can I rent Houses in Torquay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 53 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of Torquay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 35 holiday houses
  • Villas: 5 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 11 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 Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.