The Fraser Coast is blessed to have some of Queensland's great icons on our doorstop - including World Heritage-listed Fraser Island and the exclusive coral of Lady Elliot Island as well as being the home of the humpback whale with incredibly unique encounters in Hervey Bay.

There is a host of accommodation options to suit all of your needs from world class resorts to self-contained apartments and who wouldn't want to wake up at a camping spot with a beachside view?

Explore the options below to book your accommodation!

Special Deals for Conference Delegates

Akama Resort

Akama Resort overlooks Fraser Island, the Great Sandy Straits and the Marina from where all Whale Watching vessels depart. The resort is positioned in a beautiful location on the esplanade in the Marina precinct.  All the apartments at Akama Resort are fully air conditioned with large furnished balconies, bi fold doors that open the width of the living area to bring the outside in, full size kitchens and private laundry. Lift to all levels, key less entry and undercover secure parking. Akama Resort is a self-catering property. FREE WIFI.


Two-bedroom, poolside view $225 per night*

Two-bedroom, ocean view $240 per night*

Three-bedroom, garden view $255 per night*

Three-bedroom, pool view $265 per night*

Three-bedroom, ocean view $280 per night*

*minimum of three nights for discounted rate.

Discovery Parks Fraser Street

Set on eight acres of subtropical gardens Discovery Parks - Fraser Street, Hervey Bay, is a secluded oasis near the world's largest sand island, Fraser Island. Our backyard is your playground, featuring a tennis court, playground, gigantic bouncing pillow, two swimming pools. 


Book a cabin, powered site or ensuite during World Whale Conference and receive 30% off your stay!*

*Offer valid from1st October - Monday 14th October. Minimum four night stay. 

*Cannot be used with any other offer.

Kondari Hotel & Resort

Set amongst 20 acres of lush tropical gardens, The Kondari Hotel offers you the perfect environment in which to relax and unwind. Featuring a natural lagoon with abundant wildlife, the Kondari offers a unique holiday experience. With a variety of motel accommodation, the Kondari offers a style to suit your every need.

with everything you need on site, close to the Marina!




  • On-site Parking 
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air-conditioning rooms
  • Bars, TAB and Gaming Lounge
  • Attached Bottle Shop
  • BBQ areas
  • Great location


Studio Room $90.00 

Lakeside Rooms $95.00 

Lisianna Apartments

Located in the middle of Hervey Bay, Lisianna offers two-bedroom self-contained units with private balconies with sea views. All units are airconditioned with ceiling fans. Full kitchen provided. Each apartment has a spacious lounge with a TV. Free covered parking.

It is a two min walk to shops, cafes and restaurants. Also 12 min drive to the airport. Transfers can be arranged at the desk.



​One-bedroom apartment arriving on the 5th October and leaving on the 13th October for $760*.

Two-bedroom apartment for two people arrive 5th October and depart 13th October for $856*.

*rate will increase if less days are booked.

Main Street Hotel

Main Street Motel is situated in the heart of Hervey Bay’s CBD which makes it an ideal accommodation location whether you are here on business, holidaying or visiting family and friends. They have ground floor access. Deluxe and family rooms available, off street parking, swimming pool all year round and a guest BBQ.




$100* per night for one person

$110* per night for two people

Includes continental breakfast each morning.

*Assumes minimum two-night stay, slightly higher if only one night.

Mantra Hervey Bay

Boasting the only absolute marina frontage in Hervey Bay, this hotel offers resort accommodation overlooking the famous waters where every year migrating humpback whales frolic with their newborns. Mantra Hervey Bay is a perfect base for sightseeing, with an outdoor heated lagoon pool, kids’ pool and absolute waterfront access to the Urangan Marina.





10% off* best available rate when you book online at

Use promo code: WWC2019

*Conditions apply. Subject to availability. Valid for sale to 4/09/19. Valid for travel 4/10/19 – 14/10/19

The Bay Apartments

The Bay Apartments Holiday Resort is situated directly opposite one of Hervey Bay’s best beaches, right on the Esplanade with an array of restaurants, cafes and shops all within a short few minutes stroll.

All their fully self-contained beachfront apartments are incredibly spacious and contemporary with large bay facing balconies or ground floor courtyards offering direct access to the pool. Being self-contained you get to enjoy more space and facilities in your apartment allowing you to self-cater.


One bedroom fully self-contained apartment, free parking $150 per night

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, free parking $210 per night

Three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, free parking $260 per night

The Beach Motel

Located in tropical gardens on the Esplanade across from the glorious Shelly Beach, the motel offers simple, value accommodation. Ranging from standard motel rooms to larger self-contained apartments, all including free wifi, The Beach Motel can comfortably accommodate groups of all sizes and requirements. Located within walking distance of some of Hervey bay’s best eateries including our own on-site restaurant, you can be sure to please the whole family!

With its own landscaped pool including Spa, BBQ facilities, Laundry and Foxtel the Motel offers all required for your perfect paradise get away. Looking to explore the area? Hervey Bay is the gateway to Fraser Island, Lady Elliot and much more and our friendly staff can help you find the perfect excursion for everyone.

Make Hervey Bay your destination today to see how truly unique our little piece of Paradise is!


Book direct to receive 10%* off selected room types

*Min 2 night stay. Call direct or visit our website using promo code WHALES. Valid 8th October- 11th October.

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