Looking for things to do in Hervey Bay? Hervey Bay is best known as the Whale Watching Capital of Australia as well as the gateway to World Heritage listed Fraser Island. Hervey Bay's Whale Watching season begins each year from late July up until early November. These magnificent creatures start to flock to this region from late July to early November. Visitors to Hervey Bay can also enjoy a range of attractions including water sports, tours of Fraser Island, fishing trips, coral viewing trips, diving, scenic flights or just relaxing! Hervey Bay is ideally situated to provide a great, laid-back balance.