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Great walk

Hidden gem just out of Hervey bay, picnic area and toilets at one of the entrances to the beach... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
habanachooky
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Mackay, Australia
West of Hervey Bay

Away from the main areas of Hervey Bay, so beach is quite quiet. Lots of sand, so good walking... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
awpursey
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Ansons Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is a lovely quiet beach to go for a walk or to take your dog and let them run freely on the beach or on a lead, whatever you prefer.

Thank Romster74
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Hidden gem just out of Hervey bay, picnic area and toilets at one of the entrances to the beach. Nice and clean lovely views.

Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A quiet beach area with easy parking. We didn't see anyone there and it is quite hidden - basically behind an isolated suburb. Clean toilets (which are locked each night). When the tide is out, it's a bit "mud-flatty" but there's a lot of sandy...More

Thank Brissy2
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Dondowran is a public bay, not a beach. You can’t swim here. It’s located behind a residential area. The bay is secluded and not patrolled. You may come across locals sunbathing nude, some couples or families walking with dogs. Clean but watch out for sand...More

Thank maf s
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Away from the main areas of Hervey Bay, so beach is quite quiet. Lots of sand, so good walking beside the sea. Finding parking in the residential areas can be a challenge. Sea goes out a long way and Wide Bay is very shallow; you...More

3  Thank awpursey
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This section of Hervey Bay is deserted yet beautifully quiet. The part where we went to had a parking lot surrounded by property and residential area, so don't expect cafes etc. Good for a morning walk with the dog, collecting shells and taking photographs early...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Great place to head when you want a peaceful day! Love taking our dog for a walk along the beach at Dundowran.

Thank SonnyFraserCoast
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Dundowran Beach is a long stretch of protected Beach that is almost deserted. At low tide, the water can be several hundred metres from the shore, so it’s a very safe area for small children. It’s common for early morning walkers to share the Beach...More

Thank raintree53
Reviewed 6 July 2017

when the tide is in, the beach is excellent,not many tourists to put you off.when the tide is out it goes along way, we found our dogs loved being off the leash as we walked out to the waves

1  Thank johnradocaj
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Sundown an beach is a few kms from town but is well worth a visit,if you are looking for a quiet spot which offers privacy,tranquillity and peace this may be the beach for you .The beach is lovely for a walk and shallow water is...More

1  Thank goldenoldies12
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