Top things to do

Top Choice Fusion in Hervey Bay


A local restaurateur and a red-hot English chef have teamed up to deliver an outstanding Australian venture in the unlikely locale of Hervey Bay. Almost all meals are prepared to be shared, and span the Asian–Middle…
Top Choice Italian in Hervey Bay

Paolo's Pizza Bar

Hordes of locals come for a slice of Naples from the pizza oven or in the form of fine pasta (the spaghetti marinara at $22 was amazing), and relish the attentive family-run service. It's the best Italian in the reg…
Cafe in Hervey Bay

Eat at Dan & Steph's

Former TV cooking show winners Dan and Steph have kicked on from their public success with a popular restaurant with an informal vibe. Most meals take an interesting spin on familiar dishes. The smoked beef salad ($…
Pub in Hervey Bay

Beach House Hotel

The Beach House has been reborn, thanks to a shed load of cash, a prime viewpoint on Scarness Beach and a willingness to give the people what they want: beer taps at every turn, gambling dens, a huge courtyard, dece…
Modern Australian in Hervey Bay

Black Dog Café

Black Dog delivers a wide variety of contemporary Australian staples to all parts of Hervey Bay. Its relaxed diner down the Torquay end of the Esplanade serves up burgers, seafood, salads and the like without fuss a…
Cafe in Hervey Bay

Bayaroma Cafe

Famous for its coffee, all-day breakfasts and people-watching position, Bayaroma has a jam-packed menu that truly has something for everyone – even vegetarians! Attentive, chirpy service is an added bonus.
Cafe in Hervey Bay

Enzo's on the Beach

This shabby-chic beachside cafe is the place to go to fill up on sandwiches, wraps, salads and coffees before working them off on a hired kayak or kitesurfing lesson.
Cultural in Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay Ocean Festival

The newly crowned Ocean Festival blesses boats and croons to the whales.
Cocktail Bar in Hervey Bay

Café Tapas

This sleek venue has all the cool-kid accoutrements: upmarket artwork, dim lighting, red couches and low tables flickering with coloured lights. The cocktails list is extensive and the bartenders are assured; the As…
Club in Hervey Bay


Viper is the kind of club everyone rolls their eyes at when its name is mentioned early in the night, but you can't keep the dancers out come midnight, especially in summer. Music varies wildly between God-awful bad…