Fraser Coast


The Fraser Coast is home to Fraser Island, Hervey Bay and Maryborough making it a premier destination for whale watching, beautiful beaches and exploration.

Take a day trip to Fraser Island to take in the view from Indian Head, relax on the sand by Lake Mackenzie, or explore the shipwrecked S.S. Maheno.

On the mainland, Hervey Bay offers some of the best whale watching in the country from late July to early November. Visitors can also discover heritage houses in Maryborough, hike through the national parks, or head out to the Great Barrier Reef from its southernmost access point.

The whale watching capital of Australia, Hervey Bay is the ideal place to see Humpback whales and acts as the gateway to Fraser Island, Lady Elliot Island and the southernmost section of the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy beautiful beaches, a huge selection of water sports, beachside cafes and a number of family friendly attractions. For the best in Hervey Bay accommodation, choose Mantra.