The largest artificial reef in Australia is at Hervey Bay, covering over 50 underwater sites of different compositions. The Hervey Bay area has some good shallow water, coral-covered reefs and plenty of fish. These waters are home to a myriad of creatures of all shapes, sizes and colors imaginable, and is widely known as a site for observing humpback whales. There`s much to be seen and experienced in the pristine environment of this beautiful area and a host of discoveries and sightings can be made as we cruise the shores of the world`s largest sand island. Hervey Bay`s unspoilt coastline, quiet charm and raw nature will leave you refreshed and re-energized, whether you are here for a week or a weekend.
Set forth on this journey, exploring Australia. Start in Brisbane (Australia's third largest city and the capital of Queensland. It is the best-positioned city to explore Australia's big attractions, including the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, coastal beaches and Queensland's famous theme parks) and Noosa Heads (one of the most popular beachside holiday destinations in Australia's Sunshine Coast, famous for its diverse ecosystem, endless beaches and big waves, special for surfers). Last but not least, Hervey Bay (a popular playground for tourists all year round because of its mild climate and its renowned for its visiting humpback whales, and the close and intimate Whale Watching experiences). Travel between cities with a rental car. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Brisbane - Hervey Bay: 3 hrs. 25 mins. approx.
Hervey Bay - Rockhampton: 4 hrs. 20 mins. approx.