Penthouse Unit, Hervey Bay

Australia - Queensland - Urangan

Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,View of the Urangan Jetty at low tide
View of the Urangan Jetty at low tide
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,White line shows our location. Photo taken at high
White line shows our location. Photo taken at high
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Our door dining
Our door dining
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Indoor dining when it is too cold or windy outside
Indoor dining when it is too cold or windy outside
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Lounge
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Kitchen includes dishwasher
Kitchen includes dishwasher
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Master bedroom upstairs
Master bedroom upstairs
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Upstairs bathroom
Upstairs bathroom
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Jacuzzi tub
Jacuzzi tub
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Pathway to beach - view from upper balcony
Pathway to beach - view from upper balcony
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Guest bedroom downstairs
Guest bedroom downstairs
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Guest bathroom downstairs
Guest bathroom downstairs
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Stairs to upper floor
Stairs to upper floor
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,View from the back deck towards the Boat Harbour
View from the back deck towards the Boat Harbour
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Whales (July - November)
Whales (July - November)
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,Fruit bats flying to Fraser Island (Jan - Feb)
Fruit bats flying to Fraser Island (Jan - Feb)
Home exchange in,Australia,Urangan,You can do this too.
You can do this too.
  • Sleeping capacity4
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms2

Non-simultaneous Home Exchange

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Hospitality Exchange Offered

Hospitality Exchange Wanted

Homesit Offered

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

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Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

HomeLinkers since 2010

Penthouse unit in apartment complex beside the calm waters of Hervey Bay. 300 km north of Brisbane. The bay is a nursing area for the humpback whales on their journey up and down the east coast of Australia. There is abundant birdlife and the bay waters are a prime fishing area. Restaurants and cafes within walking distance. The gated apartment complex has pools and tennis courts. Hervey Bay is very quiet and is a popular destination in winter for Aussies who live in the South.

Our building has four floors and our unit is on the top two floors and there are no elevators / lifts. You need to be able to use the stairs. The view is worth it.

We will be available for an exchange in 2021 when the pandemic is over.


Apartment/ Main Residence


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Microwave Oven
  • Security / Doorman
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Heating
  • Garage
  • Jacuzzi
  • Parking included


  • Computer available
  • DVD
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)


  • None


  • Waterfront
  • Seaside


Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

Hervey Bay is a relaxing tourist city approximately 300 km north of Brisbane. The waters of the bay are protected by Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island. Consequently, there is no surf which makes it ideal for families with young children and retirees. The most popular tourist activity is whale watching during June - November. Mother whales use the bay as a nursery for the newborn whales. Fraser Island offers 4-wheel driving, rain forest walking trails, pristine beaches, dingos and sandy cliffs. Nearby Maryborough is filled with 19th-century buildings and was the birthplace of P.L. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins.

There are numerous restaurants, superb seafood and a walking / bicycle path that stretches the length of the bay. The old wooden jetty at Urangan is 868 meters long and is a popular fishing spot. There are two significant tides each day and it is a delight to walk out onto the sand at low tide and watch the thousands of tiny soldier crabs. Of course, you can go swimming in the sea at high tide. The water is warm for most of the year. Or you can lie on the sand.

Outdoor Activities

  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Tennis
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing


  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Galleries
  • Museums
  • Theatre

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Car Necessary

Neighbourhood Services

  • Corner Shop
  • Pharmacy


Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

It's a short walk to restaurants, cafes and shops at the Boat Harbour complex. From mid-July to early November, numerous whale watching tours leave from the Boat Harbour. Trips to Fraser Island leave from nearby River Heads. Supermarkets are a 5-minute drive away. The best thing about our location is being able to watch dogs, children and adults having a wonderful time on the beach or in the water.

Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

Please check our exchange preferences below


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant Care Not Needed

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is offered/negotiable

Home Exchange Type

  • Non-simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
  • Hospitality Exchange Offered
  • Hospitality Exchange Wanted
  • Homesit Offered

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