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Dundowran Beach

Ansons Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Low tide

Dondowran is a public bay, not a beach. You can’t swim here. It’s located behind a residential... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
maf s
,
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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
,
Greater Sydney, Australia
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“low tide” (12 reviews)
“sawmill road” (3 reviews)
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Ansons Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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"soldier crabs"
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"long stretch"
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"piece of paradise"
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"the main areas"
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"beautiful secluded beach"
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"walk along the beach"
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"forest"
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"kms"
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"leash"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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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

2  Thank awpursey
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Reviewed 29 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
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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.

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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 1 May 2017

This beach is amazing for a beautiful quiet walk, especially when the tide is out. Loved seeing the soldier crabs too

1  Thank syrah219
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you go to the right of Ansons Road you might meet some naked sunlovers. To the left of Ansons is the way to go. The best place is at the end of Sawmill Road where you can walk left and right. At Sawmill Road...More

2  Thank sriyantra J
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very shallow with midges and sandflies. At low tide you will walk forever to reach the shallow water. Nothing special visually.

Thank flapgum
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