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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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  • Lovely ride all along the Esplanade from the Marina to the other end. Council should be commended it's in great shape. 
  • There is a 5km plus walking and bicycle path with amazing views out to the ocean. . There are 2 cafes right on the beach front with spectacular water views. On the opposite side of the road are all yo...  more »
  • Free activity and great esplanade Set out really well Will be back again Amazing views and good bike access Pet friendly Check out the free wet side water park for the kids