The redevelopment of the marina at the Urangan Boat Harbour will not proceed.
Why are a bunch of marketing amateurs doing more than our highly paid marketing experts to promote Hervey Bay?
While the local tourism board claims that tourist numbers are up on the Fraser Coast the figures don’t support that claim at all.
If you’re a tourism operator here in Hervey BayÂ … or rely on the tourism industry for part or all of your income … then the announcements regarding flight cutbacks coming from Qantas and Jetstar are enough to raise the stress levels a point or two. But headlines in the online version of today’s Courier Mail … Read moreEnough to Send a Shiver Down Your Spine
A recurring theme I often see appearing around the Net is that backpackers find that there is nothing to do in Hervey Bay. I’ve never been quite sure where most of them got that idea from because there is plenty to do here in the Bay. Of course we could always have more things to … Read moreThings to do in Hervey Bay
Wow, it’s not even May and already humpback whales have been spotted off the NSW north coast and could even be on the eastern side of Fraser Island. Perhaps the whale season will begin a little earlier than July here in Hervey Bay. You can read the full story here Â
The Courier Mail is reporting today on a small survey of airline travellers that may have implications for Hervey Bay. The results of the survey suggest that as many as 1 in 5 Australians are considering abandoning air travel because of it contributes to global warming. The report also suggests that the Australian travel industry … Read moreImplications for Tourism in Hervey Bay?
After a frantic few weeks over the Christmas period the influx of tourists to Hervey Bay seems to be settling down. No vacancy signs are beginning to disappear, campers and caravans are beginning to thin out in the caravan parks along The Esplanade, you can now find a parking spot most times of the day … Read moreHolidays Winding Down in Hervey Bay
Whale watching in Hervey Bay is definitely booming this year. Several mornings last week the crew for the Gossip were down at the Urangan Boat Harbour as the whale boats were leaving and there were plenty of eager passengers on the boat. At the same time the person who some credit with starting the whale … Read moreWhale Watching in Hervey Bay
Last month Kingfisher Bay Resort brought a luxury catamaran to Hervey Bay from Tasmania to run three day cruises along the coast of Fraser Island during the winter months. There’s no doubt that the Discovery tends to stand head and shoulders above all the other vessels moored down at Urangan.