Hervey Bay (Queensland, Australia) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Harvey bay is a busy seaside resort with a population of around 42,000.It is a popular tourist town as it is not only the jumping off point for Fraser Island, but is also known as the whale watching capital of the world. Harvey Bay enjoys a sub tropical climate with winter temperatures ranging from 14-23 degrees and summer temperatures ranging from 22-29 degrees. There is low rainfall. However when we visited at the beginning of July the weather was cold, windy and wet! Harvey bay sprawls for over 10 Km, so it's not a town you can totally explore on foot! The main attraction of the town is the beach and its related activities. The espla... more
Customer Hervey Bay (Queensland, Australia) Reviews (2)
by - written on 15/10/12 (Very useful, 40 readings)
Before leaving for our trip to Australia, I spent a lot of time deciding where we would stay and our *must see* destinations .Near the top of the list was Fraser Island, the worlds largest sand Island and a world heritage site. We had planned to spend a few days on the Island, but needed somewhere to stay before taking the trip, as we planned to travel from Noosa. Harvey Bay was the obvious choice as the ferry for Fraser Island leaves from river heads, about 10 KM from the town. In addition Harvey bay offers lots of reasonably priced accommodation and I thought it would give us a few days relaxation before setting off to Fraser Island and the hectic schedule I had ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/03/10 (Very useful, 10 readings)
Hervey Bay is a sleepy town which is basically the gateway to Fraser Island. When you get off the Greyhound there is a Coles food shop and lots of other large industrial shops. If you have booked a hostel they then take you to your hostel, most of which are on a long strip opposite the beach. I stayed in Nomads which was awful. On the first night it took so long to check in, and then the pool wasnt working and both the washer and dryer took our money which they did give us back. The night after Fraser which was last night we had to change rooms twice before it was what we asked for, and then it turned out I was in someones bed and had to ... Read the complete review
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