World Heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, and home to pristine freshwater lakes, crystal clear creeks, and the spectacular Champagne Pools. Fraser Island also boasts a wealth of other natural attractions such as stunning wetlands, fields quilted in wildflowers and 1000 year old rainforest trees all thriving from nothing more than sand.
The Fraser Coast Northern Hinterland township of Childers overlooks thousands of hectares of vivid green sugarcane and avocado farms. Visitors can step back in history as they visit the town's many historical buildings - some dating back to Queensland's early pioneering days.
Childers’ is a fascinating place to stroll around, visit the local wineries and cafes, sample famous local ice cream or uncover native and exotic animals at the wildlife park.
Hervey Bay is one of Queensland’s best natural holiday destinations offering the world’s closest encounters with humpback whales as well as easy access to Fraser and Lady Elliot Islands.
The stinger free sheltered waters make it perfect for year round swimming, diving, sailing, water sports and fishing. The Hervey Bay Esplanade is filled with cafes, shops, parklands, picnic areas, playgrounds, piers and a vibrant marina. Fast paced adventure, ideal family getaways, romantic escapes and incredible encounters with nature are all on offer.
Fraser Coast offers stunning, white sandy beaches, laid back coastal towns, charming fishing villages, vast wetlands and calm protected swimming beaches.
The Heritage city of Queensland, Maryborough, is full of surprises. With unique links to Mary Poppins the city boasts spine tingling guided tours of haunted historic sites and a time cannon fired on city streets.
Walk the beautifully preserved colonial streets – once the home of merchant banks and opium dens – and soak up the history and heritage architecture of what was once one of Australia’s largest and busiest ports.
Fraser Coast Hinterland is full of natural beauty, hotels from bygone eras and small towns oozing country charm. A quiet trip down the Mary can bring you face to face with some of Australia’s rarest species, while country roads lend themselves to bushwalking, horse riding and mountain biking. Perfect for camping, fishing and canoeing.
For lovers of adventure and nature, Rainbow Beach is a hive of activity all year round. Located in the southern area of the Fraser Coast, Rainbow Beach features coloured sands, fishing, boating, surfing, camping and many other activities which can be enjoyed by families and backpackers alike. Rainbow Beach, is a major entry point to the Great Sandy National Park, which offers four-wheel drive excursions or great walks in Queensland.
Lady Elliot Island
Lady Elliot Island offers world-class snorkelling and diving in a naturally idyllic destination. Uncover the mystery of the Great Barrier Reef by stepping off the beach and into the ocean. Take a guided reef walk and interact with the beautiful marine life in crystal clear waters.
A relaxing eco resort allows you to stay just meters away from the Great Barrier Reef