Where to stay around Torquay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 73 holiday lettings near Torquay. From 33 houses to 21 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Torquay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum: 184 holiday lettings
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden: 164 holiday lettings
  • Central Station: 120 holiday lettings
  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club: 185 holiday lettings
  • Urangan Pier: 165 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Torquay 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 Torquay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of Torquay holiday rentals include:

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Torquay, Queensland is a lovely choice for your next breakaway to Australia

    If you need a warm weather breakaway then Torquay is a wonderful choice no matter the season. The most popular time to visit is in January and February, but some like to choose a different time in order to avoid the largest crowds. A holiday rental home in Torquay will feel like your home away from home, and you may never want to leave.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Torquay, Queensland

    The beaches are the main attraction for many on holiday to Torquay. There are activities to suit just about everyone. Whether you want a leisurely day at the beach or an afternoon packed with exciting adventure, you will find it here. Swimming, fishing, sea kayaking, SCUBA diving and surfing are all on offer. The area is quite well-known as a great spot for surfing. Take a surfing lesson or stop by one of the surf shops. Some of the biggest surf companies in the world, such as Quiksilver, have their home base here. Fabulous dive spots can be found nearby and organised diving excursions are on offer. Hiking and cycling are also very popular and there are several trails nearby. Visit art galleries to see the works of local artists or do a bit of shopping in some of the small shops located in and near Torquay.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Torquay, Queensland

    There are many places to visit whilst on holiday to Torquay. Take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Of course, this is a must if you enjoy SCUBA diving, but even if you do not, a trip here can be the highlight of your holiday. Closer to Torquay is the Wetside Water Park. This fun family attraction offers an alternative to the beach when you want to cool off. Enjoy pools and water slides that are appropriate for various ages. The markets, which are open on Sunday, offer locally made arts, crafts and much more.

    Weather in Torquay, Queensland

    The weather in Torquay is usually warm and pleasant throughout the year, but there are some variations in temperature based on the season. During the winter, which is from June through August, the average temperature is 21° C. The spring is from September through November and brings average temperatures of 26° C. Summer, December through February, bring an average of 29° C. There is between 51 and 96 mm of rain per month. The least occurs in winter and the most in April and May.

    Travel to Torquay, Queensland

    The closest airport to Torquay is Hervey Bay Airport (HVB), which is 4 km away. Another option is Bundaberg Airport (BDB), which is located 69 km from Torquay.

    Activities and attractions in and around Torquay

    Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Torquay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • WetSide Water Education Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Reefworld Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Torquay

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, December, January, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Torquay

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Torquay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Great Sandy Strait (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Lake McKenzie (15.5 mi / 25 km)