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Discovery Sphere
Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere
Dolphins of Hervey Bay
Map of Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere
166 Old Maryborough Road
Hervey Bay
Queensland 4655 Australia

Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere
Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area

07 4191 2610
1800 811 728

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Immerse yourself in the incredible world of the humpback whale and be inspired by uniqueness of Fraser Island at the Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere in Hervey Bay. Fascinating interpretive panels and interactive displays also explore the outstanding beauty and diversity of the Great Sandy Biosphere.

Woven throughout are the dreamtime legends of the Butchulla People as well as artwork celebrating and explaining the stories and traditions handed down through thousands of years.

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Highlights of the centre include an immersive "underwater encounter" with humpback whales and a full sized reproduction of a whale skeleton. A theatre experience allows visitors to imagine a world beyond the stunning, extraordinary imagery of Fraser Island and Great Sandy Strait. Children can get hands-on with natural discovery in a dedicated children's section with storytelling and interactive challenges.

An information kiosk and gift store provides visitors will information, trails and brochures to continue their Fraser Coast experience and the chance to purchase unique locally made keepsakes and regional produce.

Next to the Discovery Sphere, soak up culture and engage with the visual arts, at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Walking

Open Times

Open 7 days a week 1000 to 1600.

Other Information

Interactive exhibits and displays delight the inquisitive minds of all youngsters and adults alike.

Wheelchair friendly exhibits allows easy access to all displays throughout the Sphere. Wheelchair friendly toilets and bathrooms available.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$7.00   03 Dec - 03 Dec    
(Aged 5-12)
$5.00   03 Dec - 03 Dec   Children under 5 years are free of charge.
Concession$6.00   03 Dec - 03 Dec   Senior Concession.
Family$19.00   03 Dec - 03 Dec   Family of 2 adults and 3 children.
Group$5.00   06 Dec - 30 Sep   Group of more than 10 - AUD5.00 per person.
Student$4.40   03 Dec - 03 Dec   School Groups - (more than 10 Students AUD4.40 per student).

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.