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Esplanade, Hervey Bay

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Gaze at two spectacular sights from the Esplanade: outer space and Sydney Harbour. The stately stone building with copper domes houses two telescopes, providing views of constellations, the Moon, planets, and nebulae on clear nights. Take an interactive astronomy lesson in the 3-D space theater and enter the planetarium for entertaining education about the universe. And, of course, don't forget to admire the view you'll have over the harbor from the top of the observatory. You can visit for free during the day and pay a small fee for a day-tour. If you want to take a tour in the evening, you must book and pay in advance. Arrange your visit to Esplanade and discover more family-friendly attractions in Hervey Bay using our Hervey Bay itinerary builder.
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  • Great place to walk lots of places to sit and have a BBQ its simply a beautiful spot to spend the day with great views of the beach and a nice breeze 
  • Just across the road from our accommodation. The water is crystal clear and the beach is very clean. Nice to walk along the beach in low tide. 
  • Not too busy and well maintained and pretty flat the whole way so geat for biking or scooyering small kids.