A year-round temperate climate makes Peppers Pier Resort a refreshing alternative to some of the more tourist trodden holiday destinations along the Queensland coast.
The sandy beaches and protected waters of Hervey Bay, a haven for bird and marine life, provide the perfect diversions for either a weekend away or a few weeks beach holiday.
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Between July and November each year, Humpback whales frolic in the protected shallow waters around the Fraser Coast and Hervey Bay. Whale watching tours operate daily and include half and full day tours where you can witness these giants of the deep as they take a break from their annual migration. View our Whale Watching Packages.
As the world’s largest sand Island, Fraser Island has long been a draw card for 4WD enthusiasts. This World Heritage listed site is bursting with natural beauty that can only be found on a remote island location. Freshwater lakes, deserted beaches and untouched rainforests are just some of the wonders that await you on a Hervey Bay 4WD tour.
Fraser Island is a unique part of the Fraser Coast region, and its unusual formation of sand and rainforest make it a special source of adventure for visitors to explore.
The Hervey Bay Golf Club boasts excellent facilities for both members and visitors. Located in Pialba, just minutes from Peppers Pier resort, facilities include an 18 hole championship course and practice area.
Sail to the pristine Pelican Banks with silky white sand, crystal clear water and there's usually not see another soul in sight. Along the way keep a look out for dolphins, turtles, dugongs and other sea life.
The Break Sea Spit off the northern tip of Fraser Island is the destination of choice for a Chartered Tour catching snapper, red emperor, spanish mackerel and trevally. The historic Urangan Pier directly opposite the resort is an ideal place to set up for a leisurely afternoon.
Nestled between olive groves and orchards are a number of boutique wineries around the South Burnett region of the Fraser Coast. This relatively new wine region produces crisp dry whites and full bodied reds. Explore the small towns and enjoy the magnificent scenery while tasting at the cellar doors..
Fraser Coast is quickly gaining a reputation for admirable food and wonderful restaurants and cafes. Alfresco dining, ideally suited to the Fraser Coast’s temperate climate, is very popular, and Hervey Bay’s Esplanade and marina are home to a wide range of quality dining experiences.
The Hervey Bay Regional Gallery features works by local artists and regularly hosts Australian and international travelling exhibitions. Pick any weekend, and you’re sure to find a bustling market brimming with locally-produced wares, produce and plants.
From national brand name stores to family-owned boutiques, you’ll find contemporary and traditional shops right around the region. The area is bustling with air-conditioned shopping malls, fascinating arcades and corner stores and country villages that will take you back to your childhood memories.
Whether it is water activities such as swimming, fishing, paddle boats, kayaks and windsurfers, wildlife and nature activities such as glass-bottom boat rides and bird parks, or active pursuits such as mini-golf or go-karting, you’ll discover that the Fraser Coast is packed with fun adventures.
You could easily spend a week enjoying adventure activities whether it is a physical challenge or adrenalin rush. From acrobatic aircraft to go-karts, sky diving to exhilarating thrill rides across the calm Hervey Bay waters, you’ll find the rush you are after.
Hervey Bay has one of the safest swimming beaches in Queensland. No stingers, mild temperatures, and calm waters thanks to the unique location of Fraser Island. Or why not take a Sunset Champagne Cruise and sip champagne as the sun sets over the waters of the Great Sandy Strait.