THE GREAT SANDY STRAITS MARINA IS LOCATED IN THE URANGAN BOAT HARBOUR IN HERVEY BAY, THE WHALE WATCHING CAPITAL OF AUSTRALIA.
The Great Sandy Straits Marina is located on the Northern end of Urangan harbour in Hervey Bay. There are 176 berths which cater for the 8 metre to 30 metre vessels. The marina is protected by gates for your security. The facilities include toilets, showers and a laundry. The marina now has an exclusive, marina members only, car park. There are restaurants and cafes within the harbour as well as souvenir and other shops. The Hervey Boat Club will welcome you with a wholesome meal for a reasonable price. You can sit in the lounge for a quiet drink or play the pokies.
The harbour also contains two first class resorts – Breakfree Great Sandy Straits and The Mantra Resort. Hervey Bay is the whale watching capital of Australia and is located adjacent to world heritage listed Fraser Island. There are many activities for you to enjoy. As well as the whale watching, there are many charter boats to take you fishing, snorkelling, diving or just cruising. Why not try a dinner cruise and watch the sunset? Hervey Bay boasts many and varied restaurants and cafes, catering for all tastes and budgets. There are also numerous motels and self contained units from budget to luxurious as well as backpacker accommodation. We look forward to seeing you soon It’s a beautiful day in Hervey Bay!