Esplanade, Hervey Bay

4.7
#1 of 6 in Trails in Fraser Coast
Gaze at two spectacular sights from the Esplanade: outer space and Sydney Harbour. The stately stone building with copper domes houses two telescopes, providing views of constellations, the Moon, planets, and nebulae on clear nights. Take an interactive astronomy lesson in the 3-D space theater and enter the planetarium for entertaining education about the universe. And, of course, don't forget to admire the view you'll have over the harbor from the top of the observatory. You can visit for free during the day and pay a small fee for a day-tour. If you want to take a tour in the evening, you must book and pay in advance. To visit Esplanade and other attractions in Hervey Bay, use our Hervey Bay planner .
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  • What an asset to Hervey Bay...the shared walking/cycle path that hugs the coastline the length of the bay. Riding along a smooth paved path, past manicured green lawns, well cared-for gardens, picnic ...  more »
  • Walked for exercise along this path but would also be good for an easy casual stroll as it’s nice and flat.  more »

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