The region is situated in south eastern Queensland, about 3 hours north of Brisbane by
road, and is one of Australia's favourite holiday destinations.
The largest sand island in the
world lies just off the east coast of Australia. Fraser Island is 122 km long National
Heritage Site and offers visitors the chance to see towering rainforests, shifting sands
and freshwater dune lakes.
Fraser Island Camel Safaris:
Experience the diverse vegetation from coastal heath through to subtropical rainforest
with fresh water creeks and golden beaches -- camping at Snout Point and South White
Cliffs. Departs Mondays and returns Saturdays. Shorter safaris available.
Fraser Island VIP Tours:
Take a 2 day, 4WD tour of Fraser Island. Pickups from the Gold Coast, Brisbane and
Explore Fraser Island and it's sheltered waterways in a luxury houseboat from Luxury
Afloat, Tin Can Bay.
Sand Island Safaris:
3 day guided tours to some of the most interesting spots on Fraser Island.
Hervey Bay is a famous whale watching resort, gateway to Fraser Island, center of many
attractions, and popular holiday destination.
Besides Humpbacks, Orcas, Minkes, Melon-Headed and other whales, dolphins, turtles,
dugongs and more can be seen in the sub-tropical waters of the Fraser Coast.
Set in a tropical garden (with swimming pool) at 335 The Esplanade, opposite Scarness
beach. There are no bars serving alcohol at Boomerang, so the peace and quiet is rarely
Fraser Escape Backpackers:
Fraser Escape Backpackers offers visitors to Hervey Bay relatively new 6 bed dorms all
beautifully appointed with colour TV, kitchens, stoves, lounges, fans and linen.
Listing of places to stay in Hervey Bay.
Bay Tourist Information:
Hervey Bay is brimful of history, beauty and attractions centred around sheltered waters
and some 14 kilometres of beaches safe for children.
Colourful map of Hervey Bay -- in three parts..
Susan River Homestead
Between breakfast and bed you might like to horseride through picturesque countryside,
enjoy watersports by the lake, or just laze around the 50ft pool and soak up the sun. If
that's not enough, there are two floodlit tennis courts and an extensive gym with sauna
You'll never get lost in Maryborough if you consult this attractive online map.
Maryborough is one of the oldest cities in Queensland and celebrated 150 years of European
Settlement in 1997. Her mellow old buildings, central city streets and spreading fig trees
are a constant reminder of the elegance of a bygone era.
Maryborough is a dynamic regional hub, popular retirement haven, gateway to the Fraser
Coast, and a great place to live.
Weekly updates of the latest news headlines and classified ads, from Maryborough's first
Central to everything in the Central Business District and the Heritage Wharf Street area
of Maryborough. Cooked breakfast available Monday to Saturday.