Hervey Bay Seafood Festival – 11th August 2019

Seafood Festival Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay’s Seafood Festival is on Sunday the 11th August 2019. The festival is part of the Fraser Coast OCEANS festival, featuring a range of local fresh Seafood.

Located in Fishermans Park, Urangan – which is just a 3 minute stroll from Whale Cove Apartments. So no need to worry about finding a park and you can beat the busy line up. $5 entry fee does apply – under 18’s are FREE.

Enjoy the flavours of the sea with a tantalising range of seafood dishes. Served from some of the best restaurants. As well as from the fishermen’s own stall, for that unique fisherman to plate experience.

Why not try it all with a booking at the Taste of the Bay luncheon tent. A spectacular 6 course long lunch. Featuring the hero wild catch seafood and matching Sirromet wines. Presented by leading Queensland Chefs Andrew Mirosch and Victor Marmysz, Urangan State High Hospitality students and Sirromet Wine. Bookings are essential.

They have everyone covered with the Drinks as well. With both boutique wineries, craft beers and non- alcoholic beverages.

Seafood lovers can meet the local men of the sea at the oceans of entertainment stage with a program filled with cooking demonstrations and tales of the sea. As well as displays featuring the environment, fishing, fine foods and more.

Why not make a break of it Stay for a night or two at Whale Cove! so you are fresh in the morning to indulge in all of the gorgeous seafood our region has to offer.

2017 Whale Watching Season

July – October is Whale Watching Season in beautiful Hervey Bay, and whale watching operators are running full and half day cruises every day out of the Great Sandy Straits Marina until the end of October.

Operators are reporting their best seasons on record with unbelievable daily close encounters stunning visitors and locals alike.

For the experience of a lifetime, stay at Whale Cove Resort and book your whale watching cruise tickets through reception.

Whalecove Rendezvous

Whalecove Rendezvous package *From $189 per night!

If eating out is what you prefer, then look no further then our Whale Cove Rendezvous package. Spend two nights in our spacious 1 bedroom self-contained apartment for up to two guests. Included in the accommodation is daily hot breakfast for two as well as an indulgent 2 course dinner for two on the night of your choice.

Smokey Joes Cafe is located only a short 3 minute stroll from our back gates. Open daily for breakfast and dinner, Smokey Joe’s Cafe is a popular eating destination in Hervey Bay with live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

For Breakfast they serve a hearty buffet with hot and cold options such as:

  • Bacon, sausages, hash browns, baked beans, eggs three ways
  • variety of cereals, fruits, yoghurts, breads, spreads and baked goods
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities and a selection of juice

For dinner you can have your choice of 2 courses off of the entire full menu. With dishes such as the seafood hot pot, chicken supreme, oysters, eye fillet, ribs, Risotto, Selection of cakes, tarts and ice creams you will not leave hungry.

*Prices are due to change depending on the season -please contact our friendly staff for price Confirmations. You can choose to upgrade this package to accommodate a family or small group – please speak with staff to enquire about prices and room types.


Bed & Breakfast Getaway

Bed and Buffet Breakfast *From $165 Per Night!

Did someone say Buffet Breakfast??

Our Bed and Breakfast package is a hearty getaway for two. Spend two nights away in our spacious 1 bedroom Apartment. Start each morning the right way with a Buffet Breakfast for two at Smokey Joe’s cafe.

Our bed and breakfast package allows you to take the stress out of worrying about where to go or what to have. With the large selection of food on offer, there is something for everyone and you will not leave hungry. Located only a short stroll from our back gates. Smokey Joe’s Cafe offers a hearty buffet breakfast every day of the week in an alfresco setting.

Hot options:

  • Crispy bacon
  • Sizzling sausage
  • eggs three ways – poached, fired and scrambled
  • Crunchy hash browns
  • Saucy baked beans
  • Buttered mushrooms
  • Flavorsome savory mince
  • Pancakes

Cold selections

  • Selection of yogurts
  • Seasonal fruits
  • Selection of  breads and variety of spreads
  • Selection of baked goods


  • Fresh Juice – two varieties
  • Selection of assorted herbal teas
  • Fresh peculated coffee
  • Barista coffee – additional charge

So weather you are here for relaxation or out to explore, our bed and breakfast package will ensure you are set from the get go. Dinner options are also available – please ask our friendly staff for dinner options.

*nightly price is subject to change depending on season. Please follow through to the booking screen to see the prices for the dates you wish to book. Upgrades for this room can be offered and extra breakfast can be purchased at a discounted price. If you wish to upgrade the package into a 2 bedroom apartment or add on extra breakfast, please contact our staff