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.... more
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.... less
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.
|Adult||$7.00||03 Dec - 03 Dec|
|$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).|
One child can explore for FREE with each adult paying full price. The Discovery Sphere is a fun, interactive way to discover the incredible natural wonders of the Fraser Coast. Interpretive panels and displays explore Fraser Island, humpback whales, Great Sandy Biosphere and the Mary River. Learn and then get out and see the real thing!
Must quote 'Whales Hervey Bay' to receive offer. Valid for entry:1 June to 31 October 2014. One child per one paying adult. Additional children extra. Child: 5 to 12 years.
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