Hervey Bay travel guide

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You're Going to Love Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia.

Where to Eat in Hervey Bay

If you’re looking for affordable options, Banksia Seafood and Grill (4/381 The Charlton Esplanade, Torquay) and Aquavue Cafe Restaurant (415A Charlton Esplanade) are great picks.

When to visit Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay in November
Estimated hotel price
AED 375
1 night at 3-star hotel
Hervey Bay in November
Estimated hotel price
AED 375
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Hervey Bay in January, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is July, when it can get as cold as 14 °C, with an average temperature of 17 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in February, when precipitation is around 171 mm. In contrast, September is usually the driest month of the year in Hervey Bay, with an average rainfall of 52 mm.

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How to Get to Hervey Bay


When flying to Hervey Bay, you’ll arrive at Hervey Bay (HVB), which is located 12 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Hervey Bay is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 244 km from Hervey Bay. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Hervey Bay

Airlines serving Hervey Bay

United Airlines
Good (4,255 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,197 reviews)
Excellent (1,807 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (728 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (589 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (1,015 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (377 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (215 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (207 reviews)
Good (213 reviews)
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Where to stay in Hervey Bay

Average rates range from around AED 314 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to AED 1,480 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hervey Bay Flashpackers and Urangan Motor Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Hervey Bay

Most booked hotels in Hervey Bay

The Beach Motel Hervey Bay
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
AED 213+
Ramada by Wyndham Hervey Bay
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
AED 349+
Kondari Hotel
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
AED 217+
Urangan Motor Inn
Good (7, Good reviews)
AED 217+

Hiring a car in Hervey Bay

Expect to pay AED 4.45 per litre in Hervey Bay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between AED 53.33 and AED 71.10. Compact (Class Compact Car or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Hervey Bay, while also 57% cheaper than other types, on average.