Welcome to

sanctuary lakes fauna retreat

hervey bay

Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is a unique holiday destination like no other in Hervey Bay.  Our 36 private individual,  lakefront villas are surrounded by 10 acres of  lush tropical nature reserve, teeming with wildlife. With our picturesque landscape, if peace and serenity is what you are after then this is the place for you.  Each villa is self-contained with a balcony overlooking our beautiful lake, providing the perfect setting for your family holiday or quiet getaway.


With plenty to see and do, Hervey Bay is a ‘must-do’ tourism destination.


When it’s time to enjoy a nice peaceful break and disconnect from the world for a while, Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is the ideal location.


Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat offers the perfect home base for your ideal family
holiday in Hervey Bay.


Coming Soon! – For the best experience, pre-book a package that includes accommodation, tours, and attractions.


You will find everything you could possibly want to enjoy your holiday within the retreat or close by. 

Getting Here

Hervey Bay is easy to get to whether you are travelling by road, rail, air, or boat.

Tranquility and Relaxation

If all you want to do is enjoy a nice peaceful break and disconnect from the world for a while, Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is the ideal location. Relax in your private self-contained villa overlooking our picturesque lake with only the sounds of our resident wildlife to break the silence.

Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

1 Shell St, Urangan QLD 4655

Weekend Art Retreat

Are you looking for something a little different to do while in Hervey Bay in February?  Well, have we got something special for you. Why not come to Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat and take a "Walk on the Wildside" with us for a couple of days. Join us for a weekend...

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Why Do Humpback Whales Love Hervey Bay?

It’s no secret we love living in Hervey Bay and lots of people love coming here for their holidays.  What about the humpback whales? What attracts them to Hervey Bay for several months between June and November? Well, firstly we should clarify that individual whales...

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Discover the amazing Fraser Island

Fraser Island - a stunning World Heritage listed site just a short trip across the water from Hervey Bay. This amazing island is mother nature at her very best and ranks amongst the world’s best ecotourism experiences. Fast Facts 123km long and 22km wide at its widest...

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