Located in the state of Queensland, Fraser Coast is an area of the local government encompassing some of the most intriguing natural encounters of the world. This place in the Wide Bay-Burnett region comprises old rain-forests, tranquil hinterlands and pristine coastline. It abounds in a plethora of tourist attractions, ranging from diverse marine life to World-Heritage listed parks. Are you planning to hit the Fraser Coast region this summer? If yes, then here are the top 4 things that you would love doing before catching your return flight from there:
Fraser Coast is one of the best places in Australia to encounter giant humpback whales. The protected, warm and peaceful waters of the region offer favourable conditions for the titanic aquatic creatures to play, socialise and rest. Apart from relaxing in the middle of their journey, the whales also teach their calves survival skills here. However, if you wish to watch them from close quarters, you will have to start packing your bags immediately because the whale watching season ends in early November.
Tour Fraser Island
Fraser island is a World Heritage listed site and also the biggest sand island in the world. There are many a Fraser Coast accommodation facilities that offer Fraser Island tour packages to their guests. You can take part in any one of them and explore the coastline stretching across a distance of 75 miles, feast your eyes on the spectacular sand formations at Rainbow Gorge and gaze at the thousand years old, multi-hued sand cliffs at Pinnacles.
Explore Hervey Bay
Want to watch different types of marine creatures up close? The diverse aquatic life of Hervey Bay will definitely astound you, with its green sea turtles, dolphins dugongs and what not! You may even hire a boat and sail near Great Sandy Strait, in case you are fond of angling and would love trying to catch whiting, mackerel, bream, flathead or coral trout.
Try Some Seafood & Take Part In Various Events
Hervey Bay won’t just quench your thirst for adventure, but also fill your tummy with some mouthwatering seafood. You can try plump scallops at the Coast Restaurant while watching the sunset, or even partake in local events to enjoy live music along with the regional cuisine.
So, prepare your bucket list for the trip, pack in your essentials and fly off to the land of the humpback whales & multi-coloured sand cliffs.