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  • Mossman
    Mossman

    Mossman

    Mossman is a picturesque little township nestled at the foot of the mountains among bright green fields of sugar cane.

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  • Tinnanbar
    Tinnanbar

    Tinnanbar

    Discover one of Queensland's most beautiful and secluded beaches at the small seaside village of Tinnanbar in the Fraser Coast, with white sandy beach, clear turquoise water and stunning views to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

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  • Yeppoon
    Yeppoon

    Yeppoon

    Yeppoon is situated 38 kilometres north east of Rockhampton, and is the gateway to the Capricorn Coast and the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Keppel Bay Islands.

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  • Cotton Tree
    Cotton Tree

    Cotton Tree

    Located right next door to trendy, bustling Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast, Cotton Tree is fringed by the sandy banks of the Maroochy River to the north and the white silica beaches of the blue Pacific Ocean to the west.

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  • Lucinda
    Lucinda

    Lucinda

    Lucinda is one of the best fishing spots in Queensland. It is the closest mainland connection to Hinchinbrook Island and the closest access point to the renowned Hinchinbrook Channel.

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  • Double Island Point
    Double Island Point

    Double Island Point

    Double Island Point is located just south of Rainbow Beach. The point is a magnet for marine life of every description.

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  • Fishing at Magnetic Island
    Fishing at Magnetic Island

    Fishing at Magnetic Island

    Magnetic Island fishing just has to be seen to be believed. A catch is virtually guaranteed, and what a catch it can be; 22 pound Coral Trout and 44 pound Spanish Mackerel are among the trophies happy fishermen have taken home.

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  • Teemburra Dam
    Teemburra Dam

    Teemburra Dam

    Teemburra Dam is situated in the picturesque Pioneer Valley approximately 50 kilometres west of Mackay City on a fully sealed road.

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  • Kinchant Dam
    Kinchant Dam

    Kinchant Dam

    Kinchant Dam is located in the picturesque Pioneer Valley and is 41 kilometres west of Mackay. The Dam was built on Sandy Creek to provide irrigation and town water in 1977, it holds 62 800 mega litres of water at an average depth of 6.

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  • Snapper Island, Hope Islands
    Snapper Island, Hope Islands National Park

    Snapper Island, Hope Islands National Park

    This high continental island, close to Port Douglas, boasts lush vine forests, dense eucalypt forest, mangroves and white sandy beaches.

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  • Urangan Pier
    Urangan Pier

    Urangan Pier

    A must see attraction at Queensland's Fraser Coast is Hervey Bay's famous and historic Urangan Pier - it's one of the longest in Australia and stretches for almost one kilometre into the ocean.

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  • Peter Faust Dam
    Peter Faust Dam

    Peter Faust Dam

    Just 30 minutes from Proserpine is Peter Faust Dam, also known as Lake Proserpine. An ideal spot for watersports and freshwater fishing.

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  • Facing Island
    Facing Island

    Facing Island

    Facing Island is located approximately 12 kilometres from the Gladstone mainland and is accessible by private boat or barge service.

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  • Boonooroo
    Boonooroo

    Boonooroo

    Boonooroo and neighbouring Tuan on Queensland's Fraser Coast are not your typical sleepy fishing hamlet - they also boast spectacular views across the Great Sandy Strait to Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island.

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  • Pormpuraaw
    Pormpuraaw

    Pormpuraaw

    Visitors come from all over Australia to enjoy the excellent fishing at Pormpuraaw, on the west coast of Queensland.

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  • 75 Mile Beach
    75 Mile Beach

    75 Mile Beach

    In the great tradition of many Australian place names, 75 Mile Beach on Fraser Island, was so named because it is approximately 75 miles long.

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  • Wellington Point
    Wellington Point

    Wellington Point

    Bordered by water on both sides, it's no surprise that Wellington Point is known as a great spot for fishing, boating, and various water sports.

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  • Weipa
    Weipa

    Weipa

    Weipa is a mining town built by Comalco to house its employees and their families, government workers and support people for its Bauxite and Kaolin operations.

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  • Burrum Heads
    Burrum Heads

    Burrum Heads

    Everything moves at a different pace in the picturesque fishing village of Burrum Heads, a short drive from Hervey Bay on Queensland's beautiful Fraser Coast.

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  • Southend Curtis Island
    Southend Curtis Island

    Southend Curtis Island

    If you love fishing, camping, boating, turtles and miles of sandy beaches and turquoise waters, then Southend Curtis Island is a must visit in the Gladstone Region.

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  • Charleville - 18 Mile Warrego
    Charleville - 18 Mile Warrego River Fishing

    Charleville - 18 Mile Warrego River Fishing

    At the 18 Mile Warrego River Fishing Spot is a slice of Warrego heaven. Just 28 kilometres north of the Charleville Central Business District, this is the ideal location for a day, weekend, or week long camping and fishing trip.

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  • Lake Monduran
    Lake Monduran

    Lake Monduran

    Lake Monduran is located 20 kilometres north of Gin Gin on the Bruce Highway and four kilometres east down Monduran Dam Road.

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  • Turkey Beach
    Turkey Beach

    Turkey Beach

    Located on the shores of pristine estuary waterways within Rodds Harbour, Turkey Beach is a coastal fishing village approximately 50 kilometres south-east of Gladstone and 10 kilometres north of Bororen.

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  • Fishing on Hinchinbrook Islan
    Fishing on Hinchinbrook Island

    Fishing on Hinchinbrook Island

    Hinchinbrook Island abounds in flora, fauna, palm fringed beaches and extensive mangrove lined waterways.

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