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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  • I believe the Esplanade is around 7 kms long and the small strip of forest and scrub land extends the whole length on the beach side of the walking path.. Needless to say there are covered and open.....  more »
  • Visited relo’s in their new home in Hervey Bay A bit payed back there but what a lovely place Food sun sea  more »

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