Hervey Bay Suburbs - A to Z

Hervey Bay boasts a unique, laid-back lifestyle that suits everyone. The Hervey Bay suburbs offer a range of lifestyle options including seaside, rural, acreage, and urban-residential allotments. Housing styles vary from high-rise apartments and townhouses to villas, units, and classic homes. The consensus is that Hervey Bay is a wonderful place to live, experiencing rapid growth as more people choose to call it home.

The City of Hervey Bay encompasses both urban-residential and rural-residential options, all within close proximity to the stunning coastal beach lifestyle for which the region is famous. Outer localities and townships offer a unique out-of-town lifestyle, featuring township, beach, or bush lots with and without sea views.

Explore our Hervey Bay Suburbs Guides to get a general feel of each neighborhood, including information about important facilities like schools, transport, shopping, churches, restaurants, and parks. Simply click the name of the specific Hervey Bay suburb you wish to explore for an in-depth suburb review and properties for sale in that suburb.

Hervey Bay Suburbs & Regional Map

Hervey Bay Suburbs & Regional Map
Map of Hervey Bay Suburbs

Hervey Bay QLD boasts around 20 unique suburbs as well as several small townships nearby, each offering its own charm and appeal. The close proximity of Hervey Bay’s suburbs, with the area being just 5 minutes wide and about 20 minutes long from one end to the other, makes getting around easy and convenient, making it ideal for those who enjoy seaside living.

The beachfront Hervey Bay suburbs of Torquay, Scarness, Urangan, Pialba, Point Vernon, and Dundowran Beach, boast some of the most gorgeous beaches in Hervey Bay. These areas offer a variety of housing options, including beachfront apartments, houses, duplex units, and townhouses catering to diverse lifestyles and preferences.

You’ll find the inner Hervey Bay suburbs of Eli Waters, Urraween, Kawungan, Dundowran, Nikenbah, and Wondunna offer a mix of established and new homes, with some properties featuring large block sizes. 

If you’re seeking a more rural setting, consider areas like Booral, River Heads, Sunshine Acres, Craignish, and Takura. These suburbs provide wonderful views and ample space for extended families or hobby farmers.

Most Hervey Bay suburbs, including those closest to the City Centre, beachfront suburbs and/or rural outer localities, offer close proximity to major schools, healthcare facilities, shopping centres, and various amenities.

What Are the Best Suburbs in Hervey Bay?

Determining the “best” suburbs in Hervey Bay depends on your specific needs and preferences. Are you looking for the best return on investment, the best schools, or the safest neighborhoods? Perhaps you’re interested in areas with low flood risk or other specific criteria.

We can help answer your question once we understand your particular requirements. We recognize that everyone has different lifestyle and home standards, and we are dedicated to accommodating your specific needs through our services.

Whether you’re seeking acreage, a beachfront address, a large family home, or a quiet retreat, we can assist you.

If you intend to work in the central business district, then homes in the City Centre or nearby suburbs might interest you. If you work at the hospital, you may consider areas like Kawungan or Urraween.

Contact us using the form to tell us what you are looking for. We know the area, including flood zones and the best opportunities available.

Best Suburbs to Live in Hervey Bay

Questions about the best suburbs to live in Hervey Bay are often asked of many Hervey Bay real estate agents. The truth is, there are many excellent options. There are great suburbs on the north side, south side, and along the coast.

A poll conducted in recent years indicated that people preferred being close to the City Centre if they worked there. For those working in healthcare or education, suburbs like Kawungan and Urraween were popular choices. For families with children who play sports, northern suburbs like Pialba and Eli Waters have many sporting facilities. And for those seeking a beach lifestyle, Torquay, Scarness, and Urangan are prime spots. Ultimately, the best suburb to live in Hervey Bay is the one that best matches your lifestyle and needs.

For more detailed information about Hervey Bay, visit the Fraser Coast Regional Council website.