Craignish Hervey Bay Suburbs Guide

Craignish at a Glance


Population: 1,827
Closest State School: Yarrilee State School
Distance to Stockland Shopping Centre:
15 minutes by car
Distance to Closest Beach:
 5-7 minutes by car
Distance to Hervey Bay Hospital: 
12 minutes by car
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Although there are no local schools within the area itself, there are plenty of great options for education within Hervey Bay, less than ten minutes away by car or school bus. Options include primary, secondary, pre-school and adult education.
Compare all schools within the Craignish catchment area.


It’s best to have a car, as this area is about 15 minutes drive from the Hervey Bay CBD, although there is a local bus service for those without transport.


Craignish enjoys its own shopping village with FoodWorks, pharmacy, hairdresser, takeaway foods as well as a pub/hotel and a golf course. Major shopping centres and services are just a short drive away.
Local Shopping Outlets: Foodworks Craignish, Bakery,  Takeaway Foods,
Other Services: Pharmacy, Doctors, etc


You’ll Love the Craignish Hervey Bay Lifestyle—
Greenery, stunning secluded beaches, large urban-rural blocks & more! This region boasts some of the best views in Hervey Bay. 
Peaceful. Safe. Green. Relaxed lifestyle with all Hervey Bay essentials not too far away! Play a round of golf and enjoy a meal at the Craignish Golf Club or Craignish Country Club. Don’t forget that the Bay’s many tourist attractions are also on your doorstep.

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Real Estate Craignish QLD

Renowned for having spectacular sea views, this location is a popular place to live for anyone wanting a home with a magnificent coastal outlook and space in close proximity to the beach and Hervey Bay township. Comprised of a variety of elevated hills, the rural suburb is about 15 minutes north-west the Hervey Bay CBD along the Pialba – Burrum Heads road. The area has its own shopping village and local bus transport options. Further future growth is inevitable as the region’s population increases.

craignish aerial homes acreage
Craignish Rural Lifestyle Blocks

Craignish is ideal for retirees or families looking to move away from the larger cities around the country; a sea change. Some immediate benefits include: better housing affordability, more relaxed lifestyle, sense of community, improved environmental factors, beach access, etc.

Statistics show a steady increase in interest in land as well as houses for sale in Craignish and similar coastal areas. 

SHEARWATER ESTATE: New Turnkey house and land packages available as well as a few impressive residential vacant blocks enveloped by nature; some with coastal views. Nestled in a peaceful relaxed setting within close proximity to Dundowran Beach and not too far from Hervey Bay. Don’t miss out your dream home in this desirable and highly sought after location.

Are you thinking about moving to Craignish? Be sure to also check out similar nearby beachfront areas of Dundowran Beach, River Heads and Burrum Heads.

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