Urangan Tourism, Australia

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Urangan is a suburb of Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia with the local government authority of Fraser Coast Region. At the 2011 census, Urangan had a population of 9,169. To the east of the suburb lies the northern end of the Great Sandy Strait and Fraser Island. There is small marina at Urangan. Whale watching tours and ferries to Fraser Island depart from here. The Hervey Bay railway line once passed through the suburb, terminating at the Urangan Pier. Construction of the Urangan railway line began in 1913. The last ship docked at the Urangan pier in January 1985. In the far south west of the suburb is the single runway Hervey Bay Airport. Sandy Strait State School was opened in 1995. It is located on the western boundary of the suburb, adjacent to Urangan State High School. The Great Sandy Region Botanic Gardens is located in Urangan on a 26 hectare site. It houses a collection of about 20,000 orchids.


This warm abode of Urangan is a delightful place to visit in Australia. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Hervey Bay, Australia. Attractions in Hervey Bay include Esplanade, Wetside Water Education Park, Reefworld Aquarium And Shark Swim. Also, to reach Urangan, you'll have to take a flight to Hervey Bay; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Urangan.

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Facts and Stats for Urangan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Urangan

    Know the pollution level of Urangan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Urangan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Urangan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Urangan.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 66.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 66.67 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 66.67 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Urangan - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 35.42 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 77.59 (High)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Urangan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Urangan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 52.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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