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. To visit Esplanade and other attractions in Hervey Bay, use our Hervey Bay planner .
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  • We caught the Greyhound bus to Hervey Bay from Childers as a break from fruit picking one Sunday. If you’re interested the times of the buses fit perfectly for a day trip! It was a real heatwave while...  more »
  • The esplanade is awesome, it is approx 12 kms of paved walk or bike way that will take you from the Boat Marina all the way to Point Vernon. The regional council take great care of it and the gardens ...  more »
  • The esplanade has a beautiful view, is nice and clean and is excellent for walking and bikeriding. Lots of lovely places to sit and just enjoy the surroundings and the view. Public toilets at frequent...  more »

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