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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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  • Everthing you want & need is here. Shop, eat, relax, swim & walk. Nice way to soak in the vibe & great walk for the furry babies.  more »
  • You can either, walk, jog or cycle it. It's really great adjacent to the beach in parts you have full beach views. Most of it is under tree cover which really helps to keep the sun off. You can keep g...  more »
  • Went for a walk on a stop over. The Torquay area had a number of local shops and restaurants to look through. Beach was lovely and families enjoying the space. Tracks for runners and bikes.  more »