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Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere

166 Old Maryborough Road | Pialba, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4191 2610
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Interesting

We discovered this place from the tourist brochures. All very interesting and shows the history of... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Bill318
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Not very exciting with young children

Lucky for the video in the theatre room as that was about all it had for the young children. Lucky... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Chantelle P
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The Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere provides the ideal starting point for exploring the outstanding natural wonders of the Fraser Coast, Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Biosphere.Discover Hervey Bay’s personal relationship with the majestic humpback whale, the uniqueness of World Heritage listed Fraser Island, the Great Sandy Strait, the legends and traditions of the Butchulla People – traditional Indigenous owners and caretakers of the area, as well as much more.Engage, connect, and be inspired!
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166 Old Maryborough Road | Pialba, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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+61 7 4191 2610
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We discovered this place from the tourist brochures. All very interesting and shows the history of the local people and their arts. A lot of detail about Fraser Island and what it is like. This made us go on a scenic flight to see it...More

Thank Bill318
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lucky for the video in the theatre room as that was about all it had for the young children. Lucky it is only a gold coin donation because I certainly wouldn't pay more than that. It was worth going and the gold coin donation though.

Thank Chantelle P
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Place very interesting and informative. Showcases indigenous arts and some local artists. Nice to know some information regarding frasercoast region.

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Informative and fun for the kids as well as adults. Very helpful staff. Could do with some more exhibits, but generally a great little place to give the kids a taste of marine life and history of the area.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We got out of the heat for an hour and enjoyed this small museum in Hervey Bay. It is very small and is geared more for children, but for the price of a gold coin, we enjoyed it! Actually learned things about whales. The gift...More

Thank Heatonclan
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This building must have had a lot of grant money. It is quite difficult to identify its purpose. You will need to be very accommodating to be excited by this.

Thank flapgum
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My husband and I spent two days in Hervey Bay and had a great visit to the Discovery Sphere. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and the exhibits were interesting. Note that this is a fairly small attraction and likely won't take more than an...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The staff were absoltuely lovely, for a gold coin donation the kids get a little fact sheet to fill out from the information found in the displays. There were some interactive exhibits and puzzles to solve. A film to watch and a couple of live...More

Thank SarahPopp
Reviewed 26 January 2017

There is a couple of nice shops to look at, one being local made craft items. I enjoy looking at the boats it feels nice and calm there, you can have a coffee or even a meal nice and relaxing.

Thank kpurnell57
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I was looking forward to the visit, but was disappointed. It is not expensive and was semi-interesting, but not great.

Thank hervey b
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Colacube9
10 October 2016|
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Response from Andrew E | Property representative |
No replicas are available, the piece is a 'one of a kind' designed and built by a local Hervey Bay artist to celebrate the amazing life of "Nala"
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