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Great Sandy Marine Park, Turtle Discovery & Cultural Ecotour
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Great Sandy Marine Park, Turtle Discovery & Cultural Ecotour

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The Great Sandy Straits Marine Park lies off Hervey Bay and offers pristine waterways, reefs, islands, and marine life. This glass-bottom eco-tour lets you enjoy them to the max from every angle—from above water, below water, and land. Admire the corals through the glass, watch for turtles, dolphins, and dugong; stop to swim and snorkel; and uncover indigenous culture at an island. Onboard lunch and snorkel equipment is included.
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mccorquinn wrote a review Mar. 2021
Gold Coast, Australia910 contributions516 helpful votes
This is not the first pier to be built on this spot: the first was in the mid-1860s to take traffic and cargo to/from Brisbane on coastal steamers, necessitating a pier long enough to allow safe berthage in the relatively shallow waters of Hervey Bay. The pier at its longest was 1100 metres but is now a relative "minnow" at 880 metres. It is built entirely of wood, on piers similar to the one you see at Huntington Beach in California [remember the 60s hit "Under the Boardwalk"?]. Parking along the Esplanade at its southernmost point is easy, and it's a free exercise to walk the length of the pier above the pristine waters of Hervey Bay. Great exercise and even better views!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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heizzy wrote a review Feb. 2021
Brisbane Region, Australia128 contributions33 helpful votes
This is a must do when visiting Harvey bay, easy stroll along the pier , see fishermen , and plenty of marine life.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Narelle W wrote a review Feb. 2021
Menai, Australia88 contributions19 helpful votes
This pier is really long ! It is about 1km . Got some great photos from the end of the pier and also under the pier . Good to watch the locals doing some fishing
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Hfamily78 wrote a review Feb. 2021
Hervey Bay, Australia37 contributions6 helpful votes
An amazing outdoor space with beautiful views, a pleasant walk to the end. Fishing 🎣 is popular from the pier.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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NathanAtkins wrote a review Nov. 2020
Bundaberg, Australia45 contributions3 helpful votes
Nothing to exciting. Looks like a good fishing spot. Was a nice walk. A few chairs in the middle for a rest.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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