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Address: From Great Sandy Straits to the Park, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia

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Beautiful path

Great place to hang out for the afternoon and watch the sunset! lots of shops along the way and the beach is really nice. We walked but biking is probably the way to do it

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great place to hang out for the afternoon and watch the sunset! lots of shops along the way and the beach is really nice. We walked but biking is probably the way to do it

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Esplanade is another lovely place to visit as the paths cater for cycling running and walking. It makes for a very pleasant walk with the scenery of the bay and plenty of parks for picnics which I remember well from my childhood days. There was many a time when my grandparents and I stopped for a picnic and took... More 

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Darmstadt
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Yes, there are nice shops, restaurants and cafes ... but its 14 km long - there's just no atmosphere. However, the pier is a must.

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brisbane
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18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great parks, walking tracks and bike path. Great view of beach as your spending day with family. We walked and rode our bikes on different days along the esplanade with two children. Many restaurants and shops. Great day out.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The shared path along the espalanade is a great place for a walk, run or bike ride. Plenty of cafe's and restaurants or pubs to stop at if you need a refreshment. Most of the path is tree covered as well

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We walked from Torquay to Pialba but you can go all the way to Pt Vernon along the esplanade. Great views along the way. You can stop on the way to any one of the areas to break up your walk if necessary. Next time we will walk all the way to Pt Vernon.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

lovely and restful and especially nice now a lot of the trees have been thinned out. Lovely to see all the kids fishing on the pier as well.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The pier and the expanse off the Bay plenty of places to walk place amenities. Cafes and restaurants.

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Yeppoon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The esplanade of Hervey Bay is just lovely to either walk along or if we had a bike and time it would be lovely to follow it as far as it goes. The number of kids playgrounds is just wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We rented bikes for $6 for day from the Colonial Village YHA where we were staying and cycled the 16km esplanade. Great way to spend the day. It's a lovely waterfront with plenty of nice scenery and spots to stop along the way. I really enjoyed it!

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Address: Address: From Great Sandy Straits to the Park, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay

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