Hervey Bay is a seaside township located 240 kilometres north of Brisbane on the coast of Queensland. From Brisbane, travelling by car, it’ll take you just 3 ½ hours or 40 mins by commercial air.
It has it’s origins in cattle, dairy, sugar and lately in tourism being famous for whale watching tours.
Separated by the Great Sandy Strait, it provides a northern access point to Fraser Island.
The bay was named by Captain Cook after the Earl of Bristol, Augustus Hervey and it’s actually pronounced like the first name Harvey.