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River Heads, QLD

Located 15 minutes from Hervey Bay, River Heads is a major departure point for vehicles to Fraser Island and has magnificent views of Fraser Island, the Great Sandy Strait and the Mary River estuary. The boat ramp is suitable for launching a large range of craft and there is ample car & trailer parking available. Rock fishing at the point will give you a good opportunity to land yourself an impressive catch as well as giving you the chance to admire the dolphins, turtles and dugongs which frequently pass by.

Nearest Airport: Hervey Bay

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Self-Drive

Popular Activities

  • Cruising
  • Driving
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Swimming
  • Cruising
  • Fishing

About River Heads

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • River Heads Postcode: 4655
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Fraser Coast
  • Latitude: -25.41445
  • Longitude: 152.91178
  • Elevation: 31m
  • Population: 1539
  • Median Income: $23504
  • Area (Sq/km): 13.992
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

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