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Bay View Motel, Hervey Bay

Welcome to the bay view motel, unique style beachfront accommodation in Hervey Bay (Queensland), the Whale Watching Capital in Australia and gateway to World Heritage listed Fraser Island.

Uniquely designed and tastefully decorated, the bay view motel has that special touch that adds to your holiday feeling. Surrounded by a cocktail of colours, resembling the nature of Australia, you will feel relaxed and welcome.

Their house has been accommodating guests since the beginning of the last century. Today, presented in a unique design and with all modern conveniences, the Bay View Motel refreshingly combines old-world charm with contemporary lifestyle.

Restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and other facilities you might need during your stay are conveniently located around the motel, all within an easy walking distance. Just 20 steps will take you to the beautiful, sandy beach of Torquay where you can soak up the sun, be active on the water or lazy on the beach.

Their friendly, knowledgeable staff will assist you to choose from a variety of tours to Fraser Island, Whale Watching or a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, all starting from Hervey Bay. Besides a free tour booking service, they offer secure parking for cars, motor bikes and campervans and luggage storage whilst you are on a tour.

Accommodation Options


Yidney Rainforest – Welcome to the jungle! Indulge in the cool atmosphere of a tropical rainforest. Relax and feel the freshness of ferns and palm trees in vitalizing shades of green. Room features are single bed, reverse cycle aircondition, private bathroom with shower/toilet, polished timber floor, television, fridge, tea/ coffee making facilities.


The Maheno – Once upon a time… in 1935 the Maheno, a passenger liner, stranded offshore Fraser Island. Get enchanted by the charming atmosphere of yesteryear and chill out in the coolest of all shades – white. Room features are a queen size bed, reverse cycle air conditioning, private bathroom with shower/toilet, white finished timber floor, television, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities.


Seventy-five Mile Beach – Surf’s up! Feel the energy of ocean waves and refresh yourself in a splash of vibrant ocean green. Room features are one bedroom with one queen size bed and a second bedroom with two single beds, reverse cycle air conditioning, private bathroom with shower/toilet, polished timber floor, television, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities.

Deluxe Double

Coloured Sands – Let the sunshine in your heart! A beautiful glow of warm, sandy colours will embrace you, like the soft and gentle touch of morning sun, arising on the horizon. This room has sea views and is furnished with a queen size bed, reverse cycle air conditioning, lounge area, private bathroom with shower/toilet, polished timber floor, television, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities.

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Swimming

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