Hervey Bay Airport is a leading regional airport in Australia, today. It underwent a multi-million dollar upgrade in 2005 that helped it secure its present position. It is owned and operated by the Fraser Coast Regional Council. It has regular services to important Australian cities like Brisbane and Sydney. Virgin Australia has daily flights to Hervey Bay from Sydney and QantasLink flies from Brisbane to Hervey Bay multiple times during the day. The airport opens at 6 am every day and shuts down half an hour after the last scheduled flight for the day leaves. Hervey Bay is a popular backpacker's destination and provides access to the Fraser Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Getting around in Hervey Bay is convenient with Hervey Bay Airport's car rental, which is available at the airport itself. Hervey Bay Airport's car rental allows you to flexibly visit the major tourist sites across the region. Try visiting Hervey Bay during the whale-watch season of July to early November.