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Anyone looking for a fantastic vacation by the sea should pay a visit to the lovely coastal town of Urangan in Australia. Located in the state of Queensland this lovely holiday destination offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here holidaymakers will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.
Situated by the sea, Urangan offers holidaymakers access to wonderful sandy beaches that are perfect for relaxing and soaking up the sunshine. There are some safe places to go swimming along this stretch of coast, whilst fishing is a very popular activity here too. Other watersports available in the area include sailing and wind surfing as well as surfing, which is particularly good off Fraser Island. A great way to explore the area is by hiring a car and taking scenic drives along the coast or tourists can enjoy the views by hiking and cycling. Golfers will be able to play a few rounds at some excellent golf courses in the area including the Eagles Nest Golf Course, which is less than 10 minutes from Urangan. Fine restaurants, bars and cafes are to be found in and around Urangan with a good choice of dishes. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food and drink from stores and supermarkets in this area.
Urangan offers a good base for holidaymakers looking to explore some of the great attractions in the Hervey Bay area. For example there are boat trips to some of the wonderful islands off the Queensland coast such as Fraser Island. There are lots of museums and galleries in the area too including Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery and Mary Valley Heritage Railway. Tourists may also want to visit the historic town of Childers, which is about an hour away and features many Heritage-listed buildings and Snakes Downunder.
This region of the country has a sub tropical climate with temperatures tempered by the sea. Average coastal temperatures range from 22 to 28 degrees centigrade in December and 14 to 21 degrees centigrade in July, although it can be more extreme inland away from the coast. Highest rainfall is experienced in February with an average of 130mm, whilst September is the driest month with just 36mm of rain on average.
Holidaymakers can fly to Sydney Airport (SYD) and get a connecting flight with the Virgin Blue or Qantas airlines to Hervey Bay Airport (HVB), which is just 10 minutes from Urangan. Flights arrive in Sydney from various international airports including Beijing-Capital (PEK), London-Heathrow (LHW), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others. There are car rental firms represented at Hervey Bay Airport.
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