Maryborough Motel and Conference Centre is fortunate to be along Queensland Australia’s Fraser Coast, home of Fraser Island’s land and water adventures, Maryborough’s historic sights and the natural beauty of Rainbow Beach and sparkling Hervey Bay.
About Hervey Bay
Hervey Bay, a coastal city in southern Queensland, is widely known as a site for observing humpback whales. Whale-watching boats operate during the July to November migration season. It’s also a hub for tours to nearby Fraser Island, which has beaches and features a rainforest habitat for dingoes and other wildlife. A waterfront esplanade links the city’s marina with beaches offering calm waters for swimming.
About Fraser Island
Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world and designated World Heritage site, is a treasure trove of rainforests, woodlands, freshwater lakes, wetlands, coastal heaths and sandy dune beaches. Explore a variety of ecosystems at Great Sandy National Park, Aboriginal archaeological sites and European settlement landmarks.
Adventure on Sea and Land
Snorkel the waters of Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay, or embark on a Tag A-Long land tour to explore the island in a 4WD vehicle. Visit sea turtles underwater at a world-renowned dive sites like the Great Barrier Reef or watch dingos play in their natural environment on a Fraser Island Cool Dingo tour.
Taking in Maryborough’s colonial architecture and public art are worth a trip to this historic city.
Fans of Mary Poppins will enjoy visiting the bank building where her creator, Pamela Lyndon Travers, was born in an upstairs dwelling. Experience colonial justice at the Town Hall Green, site of the city’s first courthouse, police station and gallows.
Visitors must experience Portside and enjoy its many pubs, museums and art gallery housed in beautifully restored buildings. Take a walking tour given by nineteenth-century guides whose well-loved yarns bring Australia’s captivating history to life along Maryborough’s colonial streets. Join the Mary Widow and The Undertaker of Ghostly Tours and Tales to hear some ghastly stories from Maryborough’s dark past.
For more details about the Fraser Coast and its plethora of offerings, please visit www.visitfrasercoast.com.