Where to stay around Scarness?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 76 holiday lettings near Scarness. From 35 houses to 21 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scarness is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scarness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Scarness. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum: 117 holiday lettings
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden: 111 holiday lettings
  • Central Station: 121 holiday lettings
  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club: 186 holiday lettings
  • Urangan Pier: 129 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Scarness listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Scarness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 35 houses in Scarness. Our other popular types of Scarness holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scarness?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Scarness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Scarness, Queensland your home away from home

    Scarness is a pleasant suburb of Hervey Bay in southeast Queensland. Close to Fraser Island and Lady Elliott Island, the area has calm seas and beautiful sandy beaches. It is one of the fastest growing areas in Australia so the time to visit is now, before it becomes spoilt and developed.

    Things to Do in Scarness, Queensland

    Known as the Jewel in Queensland’s Crown, Scarness holiday rentals are popular with local Brisbane residents and overseas visitors. Hervey Bay beaches are sheltered by the offshore Fraser Island making the coastline ideal for families, swimmers and fishing enthusiasts. Apart from the beautiful sandy beaches, whale watching is a big attraction bringing tourists to this lovely area. The best months to see the huge Humpback Whales is from late July to November , their migration season. The Scarness community is home to the Maryborough Sailing Club and there is a local History Museum and the Z-Pack Theatre for amateur productions.

    Places to Visit Around Scarness, Queensland

    One of the must-sees is the Foreshore of the City, a UNESCO World Heritage listed site. It has recreational trails for walking and cycling with good amenities for picnics.

    Maryborough is just a 30 minute drive from your Scarness holiday rental, a heritage city on the Mary River. Visit Fraser Island which is 120 km long and 25 km wide at its maximum point. It was nicknamed k’gari which means “paradise” in the language of the Butchulla people. Explore the freshwater lakes and go swimming in the warm rock pools. Wetlands, wildflowers and tropical rainforest can all be seen here.

    Weather in Scarness, Queensland

    Holiday rentals in Scarness, Queensland have a subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers, making it a very pleasant place to visit at any time of year. Daytime temperatures reach an average 31°C (88°F) in the summer months from November to March. The cooler winter months have daytime highs of 17°C (63°F). The area has low rainfall overall with showers mainly falling between December and May.

    Travel to Scarness, Queensland

    The nearest main airport to Scarness holiday rentals is Brisbane (BNE) International Airport. This busy international hub has flights from all over the world each day with major airlines including British Airways and American Airlines. It is almost 300 km south of Scarness and the journey by road will take approximately 3 ½ hours along the Bruce Hwy/ National Hwy A1. The local Hervey Bay Airport has direct flights from Brisbane and Sydney making it a very quick and easy-to-reach the destination even for a short stay.

    Activities and attractions in and around Scarness

    Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Scarness a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • WetSide Water Education Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Reefworld Aquarium (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Scarness

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Scarness

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Scarness. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Great Sandy Strait (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)