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Fun and educational for the whole family

Such a great way to learn about Fraser Island and the local natural environment. A beautiful... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Laughing K
Worth a visit

Easy to spend an hour or so having a look around, well done. The staff were very helpful and the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Canberra, Australia
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The Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere provides the ideal starting point for exploring the outstanding natural wonders of the Fraser Coast, Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Biosphere.Discover Hervey Bay’s personal relationship with the majestic humpback...more
166 Old Maryborough Road, Pialba, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4197 4206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve taken my daughter here a few times in the last few months and she loves it. Lots of interesting exhibits about whales and other local animals and nature. Lots for the kids to interact with as well as a great theatre showing and interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 415GerardC
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Great that it's free, interesting and shady. Brilliant spot! It has water spouts and a huge swinging bucket that drops cascades of water, great on a hot sunny day!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnhW5273DU
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Full of interesting information on Fraser Island and whales. Great artwork around the building. Very helpful staff. Free entry. Worth a visit, allow an hour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lovesaholiday
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Such a great way to learn about Fraser Island and the local natural environment. A beautiful introduction to the region. Take the whole family for an interesting hour or two, check out the art gallery. And hot tip - walk down to Pie & Pastry...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laughing K
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place! Friendly staff! Their informative movie have subtitles which is great! They have few animals statues that you can take pics with outside. The tour inside is small but packed with so much beautiful visuals and it’s worth the visit for a short couple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Have a look at this great bit of Harvey Bay. It's free and get some photo's of your family & friend's with this icon.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pngsmithy
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Easy to spend an hour or so having a look around, well done. The staff were very helpful and the exhibits well presented.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sasha112017
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Fun to see the sculptures up close. The area is great for families & children too. Always great to be able to walk around this area when I come to visit family in Hervey Bay.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Melanie_OZ1
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Great little place. The exhibits were wonderful. So much to see and learn about. Good to pass some time away and even had a little craft section for young kids to engage in.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed January 10, 2018

We stopped in to visit the Discover Sphere, after seeing 'the big whale'. It was a great exhibit and had very informative facts. The kids loved the puzzle area and viewing objects under magnifying glass. The cinema area with bean bags was also great to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank R13117
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October 9, 2016|
Response from Andrew E | Property representative |
No replicas are available, the piece is a 'one of a kind' designed and built by a local Hervey Bay artist to celebrate the amazing life of "Nala"