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 $169 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.


Whale Watching Couples Package

Whale watching couples package *From $260 Per Night!

Holiday where the whales do by choosing our Whale Watching couples package. Package includes two nights in a spacious one bedroom Apartment as well as a 1/2 day Whale Watching Cruise for 2 Adults on board one of the many Whale Watching vessels to choose from.

Whale Cove is located only a short troll from the Marina which makes us the prime place to stay during the Whale watching months of July – October.

When it comes to experiencing awe-inspiring interactions with humpbacks, the best advice we can can give is – don’t just take our word for it. Come, pay us a visit and find out first hand why whale watching in Hervey Bay is so special it draws visitors back day after day and year after year.

The difference here is that the whales are not merely passing by when they reach Fraser Coast waters. Twenty years of scientific research has proven that Hervey Bay is the only genuine stopover in what is one of the longest mammal migration journeys on the planet – a 10,000km round trip from the southern ocean to the tropics and back again.

Your package will include

  • 2 nights in a spacious 1 bedroom apartment
  • 2 x 1/2 day tickets on board the vessel of your choice

Your Whale Watching tour includes

  • Either a morning or afternoon cruise
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off to and from Whale Cove – alternatively a nice short stroll will see you there in no time
  • morning tea or afternoon tea

UPGRADE TO A FULL DAY TOUR for only $20!!!

Upgrade your half day tour to a full day tour when you choose Freedom III. Freedom III are the only vessel who offer a full day tour with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provides


Fraser Island Couples Package

Fraser Island 1 day tour for two!

*From $295 Per Night!

Do you want to pack the very best experiences on Fraser Island into just one day?  Then this is the package for you.

Our Fraser Island couples package includes two nights in our spacious one bedroom apartment for two as well as two adult tickets for a full day tour on world heritage listed Fraser Island.

Spend a full day touring around the worlds largest sand Island seeing the most popular destinations Fraser Island has to offer. Retire after your big adventure packed day back tot he comfort of Whale Cove with a relaxing soak in the outdoor spa or a dip in the pool before settling in for the night in our spacious apartment.

Your day tour to Fraser Island will include:

  • Courtesy pick up and return to and from Whalecove Apartments
  • Barge ride to and from Fraser Island
  • Buffet Lunch at Eurong Beach Resort
  • Experienced guides
  • Joy flights are also available f you want to enjoy the birds eye view of the island – take off and land right on the sand! – additional cost does apply

Visit all of the “must See” destinations including:

  • Swim in the World famous Lake McKenzie
  • SS Maheno Shipwreck
  • drive along 75 mile beach
  • swim in the cool, fresh water of Eli creek
  • Central station with the pristine rain-forest
  • Coloured sands / Pinnacles

What you will need to bring:

  • Towel
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit
  • Walking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Camera

*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.