Aerial photos of Pialba in Hervey Bay show that it is the retail and office centre for the Hervey Bay region including the nearby suburbs of Urangan, Torquay, Scarness, Kawungan, Urraween and Point Vernon. Add to Description →
Pialba also boasts many accommodation options ranging from the picturesque Pialba Beachfront Caravan Park to a number of backpacker and motels. Many people choose to stay at Pialba for an affordable accommodation base while taking in whale watching cruises in Hervey Bay.
Pialba is home to a number of schools for the local community, including the Hervey Bay State High School, St James Lutheran College and Pialba State School. It also provides University education through the Fraser Campus of the University of Southern Queensland
The Pialba shoreline provides extensive walking tracks and opportunities to overlook the waters around Hervey Bay. Tooan Tooan Creek mouth at Pialba is popular with kitesurfers and windsurfers, while the many ovals including Seafront Oval are popular locations for local events.