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Spend a Day at These Fraser Coast Museums

Posted in Location & Attractions @ Dec 23rd 2016 6:00pm - By Administrator
Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere

From humpback whales to award-winning art to heritage mementos, take a trip to one or all of these Fraser Coast museums today!

At the Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere, you can immerse yourself in the incredible world of the humpback whale and be inspired by the unique qualities of Fraser Island. There are fascinating interpretative panels and interactive displays that also explore the outstanding beauty and diversity of the Great Sandy Biosphere.

There are traditional dreamtime legends of the Butchulla People as well as artwork celebrating and explaining the stories and traditions handed down for that past thousand years.

The highlights of the centre include an immersive underwater encounter with humpback whales and a full-sized reproduction of a whale skeleton. Catch the theatre experience with its beyond stunning, extraordinary imagery of Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Strait.

The Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere is located on Old Maryborough Road, Hervey Bay.

For a day of art, why not go to Alpha31? It is created by award-winning artists and includes a variety of media used including oil, acrylic, mixed media and pastels. There is also original designed glass art!

There are over 100 sculptures in all manner of materials including sandstone, limestone, hebel, timber, wire and pottery.

The Alpha31 Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden is located at Tinana, Queensland.

Lastly, if you want to explore Fraser Coast’s heritage, you can go to the Portside Heritage Gateway! The Portside Heritage Gateway is your first port of call. It explores the roots of idyllic Maryborough where there was more than 22,000 free settlers who took their first steps on Australian soil.

There is also a Customs House Interpretive Centre that reflects the history of Maryborough as a thriving river port in the early days of Queensland.

The Portside Heritage Gateway is located at Maryborough, Queensland.

Experience the best of the best of the Fraser Coast by staying in our Hervey Bay holiday accommodation! Boat Harbour Resort offers a selection of 16 stylish studio units and 4 spacious 2 bedroom villas. Our Urangan accommodation is perfect for families, couples, fishing group and just about anyone who wants a relaxing break close to all that Hervey Bay has to offer. You can definitely bring your boat as we have room for that as well!

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