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Though famous for its paradise-like Fraser Island and the visiting whales, the Fraser Coast offers plenty of other amazing places and adventures to explore. Prospect the former gold mining town of Gympie and check out the beautiful nature surrounding the Fraser Coast – both on land and in the water.


Currency Australian Dollar (AUD) $1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Opening hours are varied but most shops are open 9am-5.30pm, with large Supermarket chains open until 9pm weekdays, Saturdays 9am-12am with the major centres open until 5pm and on Sundays some bigger shopping centres are open 10am-4pm. Many of the bigger centres have Thursday night shopping until 9pm.
Newspapers Maryborough Herald
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Emergency numbers 000 for any emergency
Poison information: 13 11 26
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Tourist information Visitor Information Centre
227 Maryborough/Hervey Bay Road, Hervey Bay
daily 9am-5pm
+61 1800 811 728