Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hervey Bay, Australia - Updated 2021

airbnb Hervey Bay, Australia
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Australia is home to a number of truly wonderful natural vistas, and one of the more popular of these is the town of Hervey Bay in the state of Queensland. Hervey Bay is a three and a half hour drive from Sydney. It comes as no surprise that Hervey Bay is a prime tourist destination, as it is the best place in the country to go whale-watching. Between April and October, humpback whales are spotted near Hervey Bay to the delight of many; and conservation groups have assisted in ensuring it’s population growth over the past couple of decades. Further, explore the fairly untouched green space and learn about the strong indigenous history of Australia. For those who would like to indulge in the easy pace of Hervey Bay during their vacation, here are the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Hervey Bay, Australia.

1. The little green cottage by the sea (from USD 73)

This vacation rental is set up to give guests an experience of beachside comfort. It’s located right on Dundowran Beach, and has a veranda that faces the ocean. The cottage can hold up to six guests between two bedrooms, and is done up in a modern style with a calming interior. Further, there is a fully-equipped kitchen and a television for guests to use. There’s also free parking on the premises for those who are driving, internet access and a washing machine. A little bonus? The cottage is pet-friendly as well!

The Little Green Cottage by the Sea
Dundowran Beach, Queensland, Australia
404 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is lovely and comfortable with it's own beautiful garden
the two double bedrooms were comfortable and well presented
we loved sitting out in the evenings on the big veranda eating meals prepped in great kitchen
the cottage is well equipt and great washing facilities
Cleanliness:
clean and very comfortable
a very clean comfortable cottage
awesome little cottage clean and spacious
the place was very clean and comfortable
great little cottage very clean and well presented
Host:
friendly hosts who care about the little comforts
good host and nice house
friendly and helpful hosts
sue and graham are delightful hosts
sue and graham were great hosts
Location:
location was absolutely perfect so close to the beach
good beach location not too busy
good facilities and location
the location is beautiful and there is convenient access to hervey bay for shopping and dining
beautiful beach and close to local highlights
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2. On the esplanade (from USD 33)

This vacation rental is located in a sedate home in the Torquay neighborhood of the city. It’s a short trek from the Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, and not too far from the Charlton Esplanade. As this rental is that of a private room, it’s set up is mainly for couples or those traveling solo. Guests also have access to the spacious patio deck with table and chairs.Included in the amenities is access to the lounge which has television, a washing machine, and wireless internet, since the house is a local hotspot.

NO HIDDEN CLEANING FEE On The Esplanade (1)
Torquay, Queensland, Australia
175 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
unlimited wifi with a strong signal also a plus
old beautiful house with nice veranda and well facilitated kitchen
the guestrooms have comfy beds small table shelfs and a fan
a lovely comfortable two night stay - would recommend
full use of the kitchen is such a bonus
Cleanliness:
easy fun and clean comfy beds
clean great bed & pillows
perfect budget accomodation clean cosy and comfortable
clean and tidy great value
it was great clean kind and obliging
Host:
darren was a great host
darren was a great host
the host is very cordisl and friendly
darren was an outstanding host
darren is a great host
Location:
loved the location on the water close to shops and entertainment
good central place to stay
great value and location
amazing location opposite beach and a few moments walk restaurants and cute gift shops
a fantastic rambling queensland house right on the esplanade close to the shops
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3. Tranquil acreage In Wondunna (from USD 50)

Located in the middle of the Wondunna neighborhood, this rental property is a studio flat attached to a larger home on a tree-lined street, situated a short distance from the local airport. It’s also not too far from local lounges and restaurants, some of which have complimentary shuttles to get you back and forth. The studio can hold about two guests in one bedroom, and they have access to the expansive pool in the backyard. Other amenities that are offered here include a kitchenette, two bikes for those who want to ride about Hervey Bay, and air conditioning and heating.

Tranquil acreage in town + extras
Wondunna, Queensland, Australia
141 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room had aircon/fan seperate fridge and mark was good enough to let us use the bbq too
really really recommend the room and hope to see them again
the yard is huge and the pool looks like it would be fun in warmer weather
the place itself had everything you could need for a comfortable stay inc
we found the guest suite very comfortable with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and tidy
very clean comfortable and private
clean great area and garden space
great property well appointed clean and friendly
the place was very clean and the garden area was great
Host:
lovely tranquil spot with lovely hosts
great hosts to stay with
mark is an amazing host
good price wonderful host few extras
many thanks for your friendly hospitality cheers
Location:
great place location and hosts
great location great place to stay in summer with the pool peaceful surroundings lovely hosts
not so close to the sea and harbor but feels like living in a national park
it is a great place for a quiet break
great value and not far from the shops
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4. Forest cottage - quiet retreat close to the beach (from USD 83)

This cottage is similar to a more traditional style of beach homes that are found in the Hervey Bay area. It’s located on Dundowran Beach, on a peaceful residential block, surrounded by local vegetation and situated not too far from Fraser Coast. The setup of this house is similar to a studio apartment. With two beds, this Airbnb rental can comfortably accommodate 4 guests. The renovated cottage also has a pool adjacent to it, along with an outdoor fireplace. The amenities offered by the host include a kitchen complete with supplies for breakfast, a washer, air-conditioning, a private entrance, and free parking. The host resides in the main house behind the cottage. It’s also pet-friendly since the host has their own dog in separate living space in the yard.

Forest Cottage - Quiet Retreat Close to the Beach
Dundowran Beach, Queensland, Australia
130 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wi-fi connection and plenty of space to leave our car and trailer undercover
great cottage with everything needed nice touches including tea and simple breakfast
there was no phone reception on vodafone but the free wifi worked fine for our needs
the bed was comfortable and the room had everything we needed
it is so well appointed with a comfy bed and an extremely well equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
nice and clean accomodation bed was comfortable
perfectly spotless modern spacious studio
the place is really well equipped clean and comfortable
fresh and clean we loved our quick stay
the cabin is extremely clean and tidy and well laid out
Host:
wonderful hosts and great space
she respected our privacy and was a lovely host
heidi is the perfect host
our host was so friendly and lovely and there was more than everything that we needed
heidi was a fantastic host and we cannot thank her enough for her hospitality
Location:
the location was perfect right near the beach
it’s located in a lovely location close to the beach
its close to a good beach (walking distance) and an easy 15 min drive to harvey bay
beautiful pool near beach andgreat walking trails
walking distance to the beach very secluded and secure place
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5. Great for big groups (from USD 86)

This vacation rental is situated at the end of the Toogoom residential block, not too far by one of the area’s more tranquil beaches. The home can accommodate up to eight guests between three bedrooms and two bathrooms - decorated in a genteel style for prime comfort. The entire property is available to travelers staying here - including the backyard. With regards to the amenities, there is a full kitchen, a laundry room, and essentials such as linen and an iron are also available.

Sea Breeze, Toogoom, Hervey Bay
Toogoom, Queensland, Australia
121 reviews Superhost
Entire cottage 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
please note there is wifi coverage but no free wifi offered
comfortable beds good supply of comforts like bedside tables and lamps
the place is beautiful the decor is lovely and the space and bed are super comfortable
well airconditioning and fans for all year round comfort
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy extra toilet and shower
so clean too we are coming back for sure
beautiful place very well equipped and clean
the ammenities are sparse and the fridge is small but other wise it is clean and comfortable
clean tidy and deborah was a great host
Host:
the host is very responsive and most helpful
deborah was very communicate and friendly
deborah was a wonderful host - very responsive and happy to help
deborah is the perfect host and we can't wait for our next visit
the house was beautifully decorated and deborah was very helpful and quick with responses
Location:
relaxing atmosphere both by quite location and soothing decor
nice walks in the beach close by
beautiful little house great price good location
a lovely quiet little unit close to the beach
well styled great location close to the beach and a quiet location
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6. Self-contained guesthouse (from USD 54)

This private guesthouse in Dundowran Beach is suitable for a holidaying couple. Located in a quiet neighborhood, this guest suite comprises modern decor and has a bedroom, a bathroom, a living area, and a kitchen. Private entrance to the rental means you have full privacy during your stay. Head to the deck and enjoy the evening breeze while sipping on a glass of your favorite wine. Long term stay of 28 days or over is also available for those who are looking to stay for a longer period.

Private Self-Contained Guesthouse
Dundowran Beach, Queensland, Australia
43 reviews Superhost
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is well appointed and spotlessly clean
absolutely spotlessly clean with all your needed essentials for a very comfortable stay
great value very very clean
a clean and tidy self contained guesthouse with a nice view to the ocean
very pleasant hosts and very neat and clean environment
Host:
a friendly and caring un-invasive host
hosts more than happy to assist with anything
gorgeously hospitable and friendly hosts
lovely hosts and excellent value as well happy
andrew and christine are great hosts so polite and offer so much local info
Location:
peaceful escape so close to the beach and a short drive to any amenities
great place to stay with a trailer nice and easy to park and definitely nice and safe
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7. Tranquility by the bay

This home was put together to give those staying here an embrace of serenity, as experienced by those who call Hervey Bay home. It’s located in the Point Vernon neighborhood and has a stunning view of the waters of the bay and Fraser Island. It’s a studio-styled home, complete with a private entrance and a garden area that has a barbecue grill. This studio can comfortably sleep two guests in one bedroom, on a queen-sized bed. Other amenities provided by the host include a charming kitchen, a workspace, wireless internet, and a TV.

Tranquility by The Bay ~ 2 min to beach and walks
HERVEY BAY, Queensland, Australia
78 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
shower amenities were great
beautiful and stylish place with an outside garden area perfect for breakfast or a coffee
the amenities were first class and very clean the bed is very comfortable too
we're definitely returning for a homey comfortable tranquil stay
outstanding room in a quite and peacfull setting
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable area
clean tidy and great decor
super clean and well appointed
beautiful accomodation very clean and modern
the room and bathroom were exceptionally clean and tidy
Host:
lovely area and lovely host
zanette was a lovely host
zanette is an awesome host
great spot friendly host highly recommend
zanette is an amazing host
Location:
i really liked the local italian restaurant a 10 minute walk away
quiet location and nicely fitted out apartment
a great walking distance to the beach and around the area
great location and space with everything provided including breakfast goodies
great independent studio in a quiet residential street close to the esplanade
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8. Tropical rainforest style lodge

This rental property aims to give travelers a true tropical feel to their stay in Hervey Bay. It’s located right by Dundowran Beach, which is a short distance from the city itself, surrounded by a thicket of palm trees. The intimate home was built to emphasize all of the natural beauty surrounding it, and as a result, has a number of birds that flock to its grounds. The rental is that of a private room with an en-suite bathroom, which can comfortably accommodate two guests. The room is also furnished with a Smart TV that has access to Netflix. Guests are welcome to use the spacious common area, the kitchen, laundry amenities, and the outdoor deck. There’s also free parking and wireless internet included.

Tropical Rain Forest Style Lodge in Hervey Bay
142 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

9. Entire downstairs space with pool access

This vacation rental is located on the ground floor of a sizable home in the Uraween district of Hervey Bay. Its location puts it close to the main shopping center, and a half hour from the beaches. The rental can host a maximum of three guests. There is a large patio, and those residing here also have access to the luxurious pool in the backyard. Other amenities offered to guests in this rental include breakfast, TV, wireless internet, and laundry amenities.

Entire downstairs space with pool and wifi.
73 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds

10. Pelican House

Pelican House is a grand home that is located in the Craignish area, on a hill that overlooks the sea. The house is situated near the O’Regan Conservation Park, which houses a variety of the wildlife that’s local to Hervey Bay. The local beach is also a short distance away and is another place to take in some of the natural sights to be found in the area. The home itself is designed with a distinct modern flair and can host up to five guests, with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms available. The front of the home has a wide veranda and two smaller ones at the rear, near to the pool. The amenities that are offered here include a fully-equipped kitchen, a laundry area complete with washer and dryer, wireless internet and various items for families including books and a travel crib.

Pelican House - whole house, private, pool, views
25 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds

11. Tempat Tenang

The focus here at this vacation rental is on true relaxation, evidenced by the huge palm trees in the yard. The beach house is decorated as an ode to Balinese style; from the furniture to other accessories. The house is located in the Scarness area, which puts it in walking distance to a swath of pubs and restaurants, and the Charlton Esplanade at the beachfront. The home can accommodate six guests between three bedrooms, and it’s amenable to families that are traveling. As far as amenities go, there’s a kitchen available with all of the other essentials and free parking is offered. They also allow pets as well.

Tempat Tenang - Peaceful place
Scarness, Queensland, Australia
117 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved sitting on the back deck for an afternoon drink and also for breakfast
there's no air conditioning but fans in all rooms pretty warm at this time of the year
beds were comfy and nice breezeperfect for families short walk to the waterthanks for sharing your home meg
good sized rooms and beds and plenty of space for everyone
our stay at megs was very comfortable and relaxing
Cleanliness:
it was very clean
good clean basic accommodation for the price
great funky home immaculately clean & perfect location
cute clean house comfy beds and fully fenced yard
meg's house is a lovely clean traditional house with lots of beautiful original features
Host:
meg was wonderful host and extremely helpful
she responds quickly and is always informative and kind
meg is a great host easy to communicate and very accommodating
we can highly recommend her as a friendly and caring host
meg was very helpful and went out of her way to make our stay memorable
Location:
great location just a short walk to scarness
wonderful house in a great location
meg's place is a very cute quirky stay walking distance to the water
great location with easy walk distance to the beach and parks
perfect place to get away from it all in a delightful location
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12. Spacious house for a comfortable stay

This property in Dundowran is large enough to accommodate up to six people comfortably. It has three bedrooms, two with a queen bed each and the third bedroom contains two single beds. This house also has two bathrooms, a living room, and a kitchen. Restaurants, cafes, a golf course, beach, and shopping area are a short drive away from here. Wetside Water Park and Urangan Boat Ramp are some of the prominent places to visit as they can be reached easily from this Airbnb.

Sea Renity in Dundowran
Dundowran, Queensland, Australia
Entire condominium 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Before you head to Hervey Bay

For travelers heading to this part of Queensland, Australia, there will undoubtedly be a lot to see and do. Reside in any one of these Airbnb rentals and immerse in what Hervey Bay has to offer - from the beaches and whale-spotting, to the shops and wildlife sanctuaries. Have a fun-filled and exciting day out with your friends and family, and head back to your rental for a good night’s rest. Recharge, and head out for yet another day of fun and adventure in Hervey Bay!

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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