The Fraser Coast is blessed with 2 of the world's most beautiful places - Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef. The greater Fraser Coast region includes the areas of Fraser Island, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Tiaro and the Great Sandy Strait.
The Fraser Coast is also the capital of Whale Watching in Australia.
Getting to the Fraser Coast is easy and can be done in a few ways. Maryborough is just 3 hours drive north of Brisbane. Hervey Bay is a further 34km northeast. Tin Can Bay and Rainbow Beach can be accessed via Gympie or Maryborough.
The Fraser Coast is a popular destination for self drivers. However even if you don’t have a car, you will find the Fraser Coast easy to get around as there are vehicle hire and coach tours available.
Fraser Coast accommodation is varied, from hostels, self-contained family accommodation to bed and breakfasts and caravan parks. You can also enjoy the Great Sandy Straits on a houseboat!
The more popular places to visit in the Fraser Coast include: Fraser Island, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Burnett Shire, Burrum Coast, Great Sandy Strait, Great Barrier Reef.
Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. Fraser Island is located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, approximately 300 km north of Brisbane.
Fraser Island has over 100 dune lakes. A major landmark of Fraser Island is the shipwreck of the S.S. Maheno. On July 9th 1935 she drifted ashore and was beached on Fraser Island.
The Fraser Coast is serviced by two major regional centres – the popular tourist hub of Hervey Bay and the beautiful riverside city of Maryborough.
The Fraser Coast Regional Council is a Local Government Area in Queensland, Australia. The Fraser Coast Regional Council covers: City of Hervey Bay, City of Maryborough, Shire of Woocoo, Divisions 1 and 2 of Shire of Tiaro.
The Fraser Coast Regional Council covers the cities of Hervey Bay and Maryborough and the towns of Aldershot, Antigua, Aramara, Bauple, Burrum Heads, Brooweena, Dundathu, Eurong, Glenwood, Howard, Poona, Tiaro, Tinana, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Torbanlea and Tuan.