Despite the floods and wet weather affecting many areas of Queensland, Lady Elliot Island is enjoying exceptional weather with crystal clear water and excellent visibility! Flights to/from Lady Elliot Island are still operating as normal with departures from the Gold Coast, Brisbane (Redcliffe Airport), Maroochydore, Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg.
Virgin Blue fly direct from Sydney to Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast. QantasLink operate flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast & Bundaberg. Flights arriving and departing from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast Airport remain fully operational and have been unaffected by the rain. Interstate visitors can access Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast via flights from all major capital cities via Sydney or Brisbane with Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Qantas. Please see Media Release from Tourism Fraser Coast for more information.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all those people in areas currently affected by the devastating floods in Queensland. Seair Pacific & Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort has donated 400 kg of fresh milk, bread and eggs to the town of Dalby which will be delivered by light charter today.
Tourism Fraser Coast
MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 11th January
Queensland’s Fraser Coast Open for Interstate Travellers
Despite extensive flooding in several regions within Central and South East Queensland, Fraser Coast remains accessible to interstate visitors via the upgraded Hervey Bay airport.
Tourism Fraser Coast CEO Damien Massingham said that the Hervey Bay airport is still operating as per normal, with direct flights arriving daily from Sydney with Virgin Blue and Brisbane with Qantaslink.
"Interstate visitors can take advantage of access to the Fraser Coast via flights from all major capital cities through either Sydney or Brisbane with Virgin Blue, Jetstar and Qantas" Mr Massingham said.
"Flights arriving and departing from Hervey Bay airport remain fully operational and have been unaffected by the rainfall that has affected other areas" he added.
"So Hervey Bay is still very easily accessible to our interstate travellers, with tourism operators on Fraser Island, Lady Elliot Island, Hervey Bay and Maryborough open for business and featuring some excellent holiday deals" Mr Massingham said.
"I would strongly urge families and other visitors to take advantage of the great deals being offered by going to www.frasercoastholidays.info and make the most of the remainder of the school holidays" said Mr Massingham.