Things To Do in Hervey Bay & Hervey Bay Airport Layover Ideas
Things to do in Hervey Bay if you have a Hervey Bay Airport Layover or Extended Hervey Bay Airport Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the Hervey Bay Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Hervey-Bay.LayoverIdeas.com
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USD 46.91<p>Pink Queensland skies, crystal clear azure waters of Hervey Bay, and a cold glass of bubbles in your hand – it doesn't get much better than this!The Champagne Sunset Sail on Blue Dolphin Marine Tours' luxury yacht offers a relaxing 90 minute sail of the Great Sandy Strait. Soak up the panoramic views of Hervey Bay and World Heritage listed Fraser Island, watch a spectacular sunset cast shadows of amber and gold as the warm night invites the stars out to play.Enjoy the all-inclusive drinks and delicious finger food platter, and simply sit back, relax and unwind.</p>... Read More
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USD 50.52Start your night on Australia's Nature Coast with a 1.5 hour sunset cruise. Watch the glow of the setting sun on Hervey Bay while gliding along the waterways between K'gari (Fraser Island) and the mainland; admire the lights of the city, the iconic Urangan pier and the Marina precinct. On board, enjoy fresh Hervey Bay seafood and non-seafood delights, and a complimentary welcome drink (more are available for purchase). When booking, you have the ability to select a family option.... Read More
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USD 57.02<p>Enjoy an unforgettable experience with Pacific Whale Foundation on the only whalewatch based on 30 years of whale research in Hervey Bay. Aboard the small group (38 passengers maximum) vessel, Ocean Defender, with forward facing seats, plenty of room and shade, you'll have a panoramic water-level “whale's eye” view of all of the action from the humpback whales that migrate here every year to mate and give birth. From mothers and calves interacting to males competing for females, the certified Marine Naturalists will provide expert commentary and interpretation of the various behaviors exhibited throughout your approximately 3 hour adventure. You can even interact with the onboard whale researcher who's there to record imprtant data on the sightings, or listen to live whale songs on the underwater hyrdophone. It's an experience unlike any other. Highlights including an onboard Junior Naturalist Programme and activity booklet for children and a free full colour whalewatch guide</p>... Read More
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 61.35
Enjoy this half-day dolphin watching tour from Hervey Bay allowing guests to see, experience and learn about the variety of wild dolphins that exist in the waters surrounding Hervey Bay, the Great Sandy Strait and Fraser Island. You'll also enjoy small passenger numbers, expert commentary and free Wi-Fi on-board. During the warmer months you'll have the chance to swim, go boom netting test your balance on the AquaMat or swim to the shore of Fraser Island. Morning tea is also provided.
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USD 64.23Do you want to be in the water alongside humpback whales? Would you like to contribute to important research aimed at protecting these magnificent mammals? If you said YES! then Pacific Whale Foundation has a special opportunity for you in Hervey Bay.<br>The purpose of the Swim-With-Whales Impact Study is to assess the impact of immersive whalewatching (or swim-with-whales tourism) on humpback whales in Hervey Bay by monitoring and recording behaviours and behavioural changes before, during and after in-water encounters.<br>Our objectives are to (1) better understand if humpback whales change their behavior due to in-water interactions with humans, (2) identify factors which may influence behaviour change, and (3) provide recommendations to governing authorities, resource managers, and tour operators to ensure that Hervey Bay's humpback whales are not negatively impacted by swim-with-whales tourism.... Read More
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 64.96
For a great day out on the pristine waters between Fraser Island and the Fraser Coast, join this 5-hour cruise. Be as active as you want on your supplied kayaks, have a go at fishing or chill out on a secluded beach as you experience a taste of the incredible Fraser Island.
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USD 75.78<p>Your unforgettable marine experience begins here. Situated in the heart of Queensland, Australia. The Great Sandy Straits Marine Park boasts safe, protected waterways, coral reefs and an abundance of marine and bird life.Your 4 hour fully guided ecotour will take you through the calm, clear waters of the Great Sandy Marine Park. You will be able to view the coral gardens from the comfort of the Milbi, one of Australia's largest glass bottom boats. Snorkelling equipment is available to enable you the ultimate experience of coming face to face with the infinite wonders of the marine park. You are likely to see fish habitat amongst the coral reef, turtles, dolphins, sea bird colonies, and possibly a reef shark or dugong. Time is set aside to explore Round Island and enjoy a healthy lunch and tropical fruit platter. </p>... Read More
4 hours 30 minutesPriced From:
USD 83.00Go on a half-day adventure with the whale and dolphin specialists aboard the MV Whalesong - Hervey Bay's premium mid-sized whale watching and charter boat, with a strong focus on ecological practices and sustainability.
<br>Experience amazingly close whale encounters, otherwise known as a 'mugging'. This is when the whales are so close to the boat that they turn off the engines. The whales choose to come right up to the side of the vessel. Newest in the fleet, this boat was built specifically for amazing whale and dolphin viewing. Low passenger numbers mean that everyone has a chance to get a great view of the action from both inside and outside the vessel.... Read More
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