Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Torquay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Torquay. Well known for its local tours, whale watching and boating, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Torquay

The nearest airport is in Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB), located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Torquay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 108 holiday lettings around Torquay. From 52 Houses to 28 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Eurong Beach: 73 holiday lettings
  • Maryborough West Station: 46 holiday lettings
  • Lake McKenzie: 162 holiday lettings
  • Lake Wabby: 106 holiday lettings
  • Burrum Coast National Park: 172 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 52 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of Torquay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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