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Migaloo Starlight Swing

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 22 October 2014
It will be all white on the night Music, moonlight and a shimmering ocean in the background will provide the perfect backdrop for the all-white Migaloo Starlight Swing at Urangan’s Pier Park on Friday 31 October. The event is the final celebration in the season-long Hervey Bay Whale Festival w ... Read more

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Creating Waves Lecture Series

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 6 August 2014
On August 15 at 6pm come and support Creating Waves a public forum and lecture series focusing on the current issues in marine conservation and research. The event held at the Discovery Sphere consists of four guest speakers and industry experts. Peter Lynch from Blue Dolphin, Jennifer Loder from ... Read more

Discovery Sphere School Holiday Programs

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 12 May 2014
The Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere is host to various activities during School Holidays such as visits by the Wildlife Sanctuary where you can get up close and learn about Dingoes, Reptiles and Snakes or catch up with Harvey the Whale for a guided tour and photo shoot. ... Read more

Hervey Bay Whale Festival

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 2 May 2014
The Hervey Bay Whale Festival is an annual event bringing together the community and visitors to celebrate the coming of the Whale Watching Season. Past years have seen various activities taking place over several days such as: whale aid concert; paddle out for whales; blessing of the fleet and illu ... Read more

Paddle out for Whales 19th July

Posted by Fraser Coast Opportunities on 19 April 2014
National Whale Day is held annually with events held right across Australia raising awareness of whale conservation. The number and diversity of events all over the country on the day illustrates how valuable whales are to Australians and that we are united in our commitment to protect them. Nati ... Read more