Riviera Resort

Things To Do

Things to do

The Resort is directly across The Esplanade from Nielsens Park and Torquay Beach on Hervey Bay. Torquay Beach is a long sandy beach with calm water ideal for family water activities, like swimming, snorkeling and fishing. Torquay Beach also has Jet Ski and Kayak hire, as well as the Sailing & Surf Clubs.

It is an easy walk along the Esplanade to the local supermarket or one of the many coffee shops, restaurants, pubs & clubs. Many local restaurants are dine in and take-a-way, while some offer delivery to your room. The local restaurants cuisine ranging from, fish & chips, Chinese, Thai, French, Indian, Japanese, Mexican & Italian.

Tours & Attractions

Hervey Bay is the whale watching capital of Australia. It is also the hub for tours to nearby Fraser Island, which has beaches and features rain forest habitat for dingoes and other wildlife. The Resort is directly across the road from Torquay Beach, with long sandy beaches & calm water for family water activities, like swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, jet skiing, sailing and fishing.

Please contact reception to book tour
Phone: 07 4194 1984

K'gari Explorer Fraser Island Day One Day Tour

Departs daily from Hervey and Rainbow Beach. Drive along Fraser Island’s sand tracks to Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, 75-Mile Beach to see The Pinnacles and the wreck of SS Maheno, on to Eli Creek, Lake McKenzie for a fun adventure with an expert guide who’ll manage tide, traffic and navigation while informing you all about the island. Tour includes Courtesy transfers to and from your local accommodation house, return marine transfers, National Park fees, expert local guide and buffet lunch at Eurong Beach Resort.

Whalesong Cruises Hervey Bay

Enjoy premium half day cruises, without the premium price with the multi-award winning, Whalesong Cruises.

They offer twice daily unforgettable Humpback Whale Watch encounters (Jul-Oct) and daily cruises to the remote West Coast of K’gari Fraser Island as well as sunset cruises (Dec-Apr).

With the most inclusions of any ½ day operator on the fleet, let the Whalesong team look after you.  Free WiFi, kid’s activity sheets, fully licensed, courtesy bus transfers. They include snacks, meals, drinking water and hot drinks on all ½ day tours.  Low passenger numbers (max. 70% of limit).

The vessel was built for optimal whale watching, with wide decks and multi-level viewing.  It is also accessible and eco friendly with Accessible Tourism and Advanced Eco Tourism Certifications

Please contact reception to book tour
Phone: (07) 4194 1984

Please contact reception to book tour
Phone: 07 4194 1984

Blue Dolphin Marine Tours

Begin your day with a courtesy bus pick up from your door and be greeted by a friendly crew who are eager for you to enjoy the most perfect day out on the waters of the Great Sandy Straits. Arriving at the Great Sandy Straits Marina, the crew from the Blue Dolphin Tours welcome you onto their amazing luxury vessel with plenty of undercover seating and wide decks for you to enjoy. Peter Lynch, the owner and skipper has more than 27 years of on-hand experience and has been operating his business in Hervey Bay for over 14 years.

Tasman Venture Whale Watching

Best Whale Watching In Australia! Half day whale watch tours. Purpose built viewing platform. Underwater viewing windows. Fast and luxurious catamaran. Locally owned and operated. Over 20 years experience. Guaranteed sightings. Delicious morning or afternoon tea. Fully licensed. Kids corner. Free WiFi. Tasman Venture is a fast and luxurious catamaran which enables you to travel to the whale watching grounds in the fastest possible time. This means more time with the whales for an unforgettable tour in the whale watch capital of the world. The specifically designed vessel has large decks, including water level viewing platform offering unobstructed whale watching of these gentle giants of the sea. With the most experienced crew (combined 70 years) you will encounter the best whale watch tour possible.

Please contact reception to book tour
Phone: 07 4194 1984

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