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Hervey Bay Travel Guide  

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Hervey Bay is located on the eastern coast of Queensland. From 1854 to 1977, it was a part of Toogoom Run, a cattle station. Subsequently, it became a group of villages, and only in February 1984, it was proclaimed a city.
Located at a distance of around 300 km to the north of Brisbane, Hervey Bay has a population of 54,400. It derives its name from the water body Hervey Bay, which was named by Captain Cook. A major part of the region is hinterland, and thus, it has a rocky and coastal terrain with a lot of marine wildlife.
The city enjoys a subtropical climate with 29°C being the maximum average temperature in summer (January) and 22°C, the maximum average temperature in winter (July).
Hervey Bay’s economy is dependent mainly on the tourism, service, retailing and light industries. It is renowned for its cleanliness and safety.

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Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Family
Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : Definately a must do holiday location, beautiful and unspoilt. Great watersports. Excellent fishing. Nice walking paths for morning walks when the tide is high.The people are wonderful there, dining out, theres a large selection to choose from. We just keep... more going back the kids who are now young adults refuse to go anywhere else.
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Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Great place, safe swimming, weather usually fine, frazer island biggest sand island in the world must not miss, friendly people.
Not to be missed beach , Fraser Island , clubs
Overall rating 9
Overall Guide : Im always content in hervey bay, quiet, safe beaches, relaxed, got everything in the way of shops and places to eat out
Not to be missed Fraser Island , Lady Elliot Island , Wet side water park
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