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Flights from Port Hedland (PHE) to Hervey Bay (HVB)

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Visiting from Port Hedland to Fraser Coast (Hervey Bay)

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When to visit

The best time of the year to go to Hervey Bay is for whale watching season, beginning in August through to October. Fraser Island essentially only has two seasons: summer and winter. Winter on the island is during the months of June through August with temperatures ranging between 13°C and 26°C. Summer on Hervey Bay is between December through February. The temperatures during this season range from approximately 22°C to 30°C. As its close to the Tropics of Capricorn it brings humidity that makes it feel hot. The subtropical weather means hot and humid summers and mild winters. The subtropical weather also brings this extreme rainfall. 

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Hervey Bay Airport (HVB)Opens external site in a new window is the main airport for the city of Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia and the Fraser Coast region which incorporates the nearby city of Maryborough. The airport is located approximately 10 kilometres from the city centre. 

Arriving in Hervey Bay

The friendly staff at Hervey Bay Airport will greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags, there are several transport options available to get you to your accommodation.

Getting into Hervey Bay from Hervey Bay Airport

Hervey Bay Airport is located approximately 10km from the city centre, it’s a short 10-minute drive by car to town. Taxis and rental cars are available at the terminal plus a range of shuttle buses and transfer services. Fraser Island can be reached via charter flight, ferry from River Heads and Rainbow Beach or through your Fraser Island accommodation provider. 

Getting around Hervey Bay

Central Hervey Bay is easily explored on foot, by bicycle or scooter. A regular public bus network services the city. The best way to explore the broader Fraser Coast region is with a hire car.

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Departure information

Fly from Port Hedland

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Port Hedland, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.

What is the main airport called? 

Port Hedland Airport (PHE)Opens external site in a new window is located on the Great Northern Highway, just 9.3 km (5.8 miles) south-east of Port Hedland and 11 km (6.8 miles) from South Hedland. 

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 Passengers on Qantas flights from Port Hedland are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

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Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

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Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.