Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Torquay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Torquay. Well known for its local tours, whale watching and boating, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Torquay

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Torquay a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • WetSide Water Education Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Reefworld Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Torquay

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, December, January, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Torquay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Torquay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Great Sandy Strait (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Lake McKenzie (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Torquay

The nearest airport is in Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB), located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Torquay?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 113 vacation rentals near Torquay. From 52 Houses to 33 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Torquay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Torquay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Torquay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maryborough West Station: 49 vacation rentals
  • Lake McKenzie: 168 vacation rentals
  • Eurong Beach: 74 vacation rentals
  • Burrum Coast National Park: 172 vacation rentals
  • Station Square Shopping Centre: 30 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Torquay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Torquay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 52 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Torquay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 33 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.