Scarness -
Hervey Bay

ANCHOR UP AT SCARNESS JUST OFF THE BEACHES OF HERVEY BAY

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WIND CONDITIONS

South

South Westerly

South Easterly

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ACTIVITIES

Jump in the tender and head to Enzo’s on the Beach for a sunset session

Stroll along the beaches of Hervey Bay

Jump in for a swim

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TOP TIPS

Travel time to Scarness from the Great Sandy Straits Marina is approximately 1 hour

Be mindful that you don’t anchor too close to shore, there is a small reef just off scarness to avoid. As always, stay in regular contact with the team at Fraser Island Boat Charters.

 

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NEARBY ANCHORAGES

OVERVIEW

For a spot close to the harbour and with views of the beautiful coastal town of Hervey Bay, you can anchor in front of Scarness Beach. 

In a south, south easterly or south westerly wind, you can tuck into the coastline just before the reef in Scarness and be sheltered for a good night's sleep. This would be a perfect spot for the last night of your Fraser Coast sailing holiday if weather permits, with a short travel back to the marina the next morning.

The sunset knows how to put on a show here and one of our favourite ways to enjoy it is to take the tender ashore and go for a stroll on the beach or head on up to ‘Enzo’s on the Beach’ for a sunset session complete with cocktails and tapas style dining.

With the Hervey Bay shoreline being sheltered thanks to Fraser Island (K’gari), this is also a great spot to jump off the back of the boat for a swim during the day.

Scarness Hervey Bay
Bareboat Charter, Fraser Island, Cattitude
Views of Scarness in Hervey Bay
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