Burrum Coast and Great Sandy Strait

The sheltered waters of the Great Sandy Strait between Fraser Island and Hervey Bay, are a natural playground for humpback whales. On land, wildflowers and secluded beaches beckon from Burrum Coast National Park.


Fishing Haven 

Go fishing and hook mackerel straight off the beach at the southern mouth of the Burrum River or canoe through intricate channels and mangrove-lined rivers in search of mud crabs. Launch from Tiaro's Petrie Park into the Mary River to fish for bass, barramundi and catfish, or, reel in buckets full of fish from the sleepy shores of Boonooroo and Tuan.

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Discovery Parks - Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$40 - 215
The world's largest sand island awaits you at beautiful Hervey Bay. Your accommodation at Discovery Parks – Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay is minutes away from the departure point to World Heritage listed Fraser Island - long uninterrupted white beaches, sand cliffs, over 100 freshwater lakes and ancient rainforests.

Eco Queenslander Holiday Home

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$140 - 200
Eco Queenslander is a multi-award winning and sustainable family holiday home located in Maryborough, it accommodates up to five guests and is an ideal base for touring the Fraser Coast region. Eco Queenslander is a classic and quaint, craftsman built home which retains many of its original features:

Rainbow Beach Holiday Park

Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area
From AU$29 - 150
Situated at Carlo Point, they are only minutes from the popular coastal township of Rainbow Beach. Positioned on a tidal inlet of the Great Sandy Straits and with boat ramps on your doorstep this is the perfect location to take advantage of boating, fishing, crabbing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and countless other water based activities.

Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$115 - 190
Stay at this centrally located Hervey Bay motel situated in front of a lovely sandy beach, and a short stroll from the major shopping precinct and several tourist attractions. Located directly opposite the beach, the Best Western Ambassador Motor Lodge is the most ideally situated Hervey Bay accommodation.

Blue Shades Motel

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$110 - 260
Blue Shades Motel offers a variety of rooms to suit your requirements, taste and budget. With easy access from the highway, covered car spaces and solid construction, rooms are quiet and convenient. There are 35 rooms in total.

Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area camping

Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area
From AU$6.35 - 25.40
Inskip Peninsula is a narrow, sandy finger of land built up by wind and waves. It forms a natural breakwater at the entrance to Tin Can Inlet and Great Sandy Strait. Inskip is a gateway to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, where you can enjoy relaxed coastal camping.

Eden By The Bay

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$140 - 395
Eden by the bay offers boutique beachfront apartments overlooking the beautiful Scarness Beach foreshore and parkland in Hervey Bay. The location on The Esplanade, in the heart of a thriving cosmopolitan environment is wonderful, with shopping and restaurants on the doorstep.

Lisianna Holiday Apartments

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$108 - 170
Lisianna Holiday Apartments are spacious self-contained two bedroom units all with sea views, opposite the beach and jetty in the centre of the Bay. The apartments are located close to shops and restaurants and tour bookings to Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Islands can be made on site at the tour desk.

Rainbow Sea Resort

Rainbow Beach, Gympie Area
From AU$243 - 430
Rainbow Sea Resort offers absolute style and quality with breathtaking ocean, beach and Fraser Island views. Located on Rainbow Beach's premier hillside, the apartments are centrally located only a short stroll to cafés, shops, children's playground and patrolled surf beach.

Comfort Inn on Main, Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$99 - 120
For a holiday, Comfort Inn on Main, Hervey Bay offers affordable, clean and comfortable, centrally located Hervey Bay accommodation. Whale watching season is from July to November and the largest sand island in the world - Fraser Island is just off the coast.
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