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Esplanade

From Great Sandy Straits to the Park, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Hervey Bay
Type: Biking Trails
Traveler Description: There are numerous places to visit both in Hervey Bay and nearby. Firstly, the Esplanade is fast becoming very popular both with tourists and... more »
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Burrum Heads, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very clean with plenty of places to take a rest, Takeaway food shops in abundance and you can take most meals over to the esplanade and enjoy the view with your mean, Dogs allowed on a leash.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Beautiful! Well maintained walkways, rest stops all the way along, we do this walk every few days while here, the sunsets are great, there's even little bags for doggies, and ample rubbish bins (no excuse for people to drop rubbish), lovely sculptures and shelters, perfect!

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The concrete walkways are well maintained and in sections give unimpaired views of the beachfront. Other areas are sheltered by small trees which provide shade along the way, ie good during summer. Water fountains and toilets are conveniently located throughout.

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Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We took our bicycles with us on this trip and we cycled up and down the Esplanade every day, we would stop for a swim at the beach, or at the Ice creamery for an ice cream, or a coffee at a Café, or just a browse in the shops, it was just so lovely.

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Bundaberg
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Walk along the Esplanade and you can visit a variety of boutique shops, restaurants and pubs. Plenty to see and do, then can walk back along the beach and dip your toes in the family friendly safe beach.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Hervey Bay have really kept there beachfront/esplanade looking neat and tidy, whilst having a variety of restaurants and shops within walking distance from there well priced accommodation options which is a great bonus in a small town.. The exercise equipment is a cool idea along the walking paths also! We love our road trips from Bundaberg to Hervey Bay and... More

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Finland
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137 reviews 137 reviews
22 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

There is not much to do here expect sun and bath. But swimming is good, even at low tide: no big waves. The beach is good for swimming and for kids - no surfing.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed the Esplanade - liked the variety of restaurants and shops. Especially liked Madigans Fish and Chips - the best we've ever tasted. Also a very neat and tidy place (so different to Alice). Congratulations to HB Council for keeping HB attractive and also for the exercise equipment along the esplanade.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

great place to cycle and walk. flat and accessible. walk to the beach or restaurants, approx 20km long, so go your hardest or take the relaxing stroll at sunset

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Melbourne, Australia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
60 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

So clean & easy to access you can walk/ride for miles or sit & enjoy the view. Lots of cafes & restaurants on the opposite side of the road. Safe to swim here as very flat & easy to access

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