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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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  • What a grea place to stroll ride, eat picnic in Hervey Bay. About 15ks and so well planned ....a real asset to the town! We rode bikes for half the way stopping to eat , look, relax. There are so many...  more »
  • Nice for a morning of evening walk or cycle. Plenty of BBQ's for use, lots of sheltered tables & good parking available 
  • The Esplanade extends the length of the beach and is lined with trees, so it is very comfortable to walk along.