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Esplanade

Address: From Great Sandy Straits to the Park, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 26 things to do in Hervey Bay
Type: Biking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Biking trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

There is a path right along the length of Hervey Bay. My own family visited when I was a child and it was not here then so was built since then. We were able to hire some bikes and go riding but it is good for walkers and cyclists.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The Esplanade walkway and cycle path goes all the way from the tourist marina at Urangan to Point Vernon - about 10km. It has the Esplanade on one side and the beach on the other with many places to stop on the way - cafes, restaurants, clothes shops, play and exercise equipment with plenty of green shady spots, trees and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

With great beaches, jetties, bike/walking path, views, cafes and parks along the Esplanade it has everything. Clean and tidy and perfect for a walk, ride or just somewhere to relax. There are plenty of Cafe's, Pubs and fast food to satisfy there is nothing better in Hervey Bay. There are also plenty of safe places to cross the road with... More 

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Hervey Bay
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The esplanade in Hervey Bay is one of the most pleasant beachfront places I know. The beach itself can't compete with those at adjacent Bargara or Rainbow Beach, let alone the Sunshine Coast, but for a pleasant esplanade it is hard to beat. Walking, cycling, exercising, entertaining the kids, the beach (as long as you catch high tide), coffee, food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Some of my best memories are riding along the Esplanade as a child. Still a great thing to do as a grown up, nice scenery and sea breeze. Or go for a relaxing stroll and stop at a cafe along the way. You can see dolphins turtles and whales from the esplanade walk in places at the right time of... More 

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Hervey BaynEsplanade is a lovely 14km long walking and bicycle track that meanders past dozens of great restaurants, fashion stores and other retail areas. I particularly love the Torquay strip whch has everything you would want to see or do while visiting Hervey Bay. Why would you bother going to the shopping centre when everything is right here, across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Pier Fish and Chips are to die for and are located close to the Urangan Pier. Plenty of suitable seating position on the water front with great views!

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Gladstone, Australia
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19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights and went biking, walking and swimming many times a day. The biking tracks were fantastic, everyone seemed very friendly. Rode on the Urangan Pier and also right round to Point Veron. Very well kept track with lots of exercise equipment along the way, seats to have a rest and enjoy the view. Many coffee shops along... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Plenty of space to walk, cycle and just generally chill out. Able to visit all the little suburbs as you meander along the path and cycleways alongside the beautiful beach

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Sydney, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I haven't walked the entire distance , but the paths are well laid out and kept clean . Great views of the beach and bay as you walk along . Plenty of trees to give you a fair bit of cover when it's hot and sunny .

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