Kawungan Hervey Bay Suburbs Guide

Kawungan at a Glance


Population: 4,816
Closest State School: Kawungan State School
Distance to Stockland Shopping Centre: 
7 minutes by car
Distance to Closest Beach:
 6 minutes by car
Distance to Hervey Bay Hospital: 
5 minutes by car
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Kawungan, Hervey Bay has a large variety of schooling options with plenty of public schools to choose from including Hervey Bay Special School. There are also a number of private schools, daycare / preschool / kindy options, a Tafe College and the USC Fraser Coast University a short drive away.
Compare the schools in the Kawungan catchment area.


Excellent transport options including buses, taxis & bike paths. The region has good road infrastructure and local buses that run frequently, connecting to most suburbs, Hervey Bay shopping centres, the beach and other services. Many schools are within walking distance or just a short drive away depending on exactly where you live. 


Kawungan is central with great shopping facilities including Stockland Shopping Centre, Pialba Place & Aldi all less than ten minutes by car.
Local Shopping Outlets: Foodworks, Bakery, Meats,  BWS, Takeaway Food
Services Nearby: Hospitals, Medical, etc.


Get set to enjoy the Kawungan Hervey Bay lifestyle—
A little further to the beaches and Esplanade cafes, but still only a really short drive. On the other hand, there are plenty of parks, sporting fields, major shopping centres in the immediate vicinity to enjoy.
Of course, all the Hervey Bay attractions such as Urangan Pier, Whale Watching Tours, Fraser Island and such are on your doorstep.

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Where is Kawungan QLD?

Extending from Oleander Drive in the north to Doolong Road and Nikenbah in the south; Kawungan is the most centrally located residential suburb. Its proximity to the Bay’s business and main shopping centres makes it especially suitable for professionals and families, or anyone with convenient living high on their list of priorities. After all, most people appreciate an easy drive to work or to drop kids off at nearby Kawungan State School. The beach, sporting fields and various after-school activities are all close by as well. It’s all found in Kawungan.

A typical wander through the streets and you’ll find plenty of greenery with several parks for children to run around or play including Oleander Park, Pioneer Park and Areka Drive Park. When you live in this neighbourhood, it makes perfect sense to enjoy the warm days outside!

A family-oriented suburb that is simply perfect for anyone that likes a peaceful location that’s not too far from the beach but also handy with big-city offerings at your finger tips.

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Suburban Kawungan Hervey Bay QLD

Kawungan Housing Types

The suburb consists predominantly of contemporary modern brick and rendered homes in the 20 – 30 year age bracket. However, the upsurge in new homes in more recent growth areas like Highlands Estate and Flamingo Park Estate, as well as new road infrastructure will mean that the suburb will continue to expand for many years to come. As the number of families moving to the region continues to increase, so will the demand for rental properties and new homes.

Flamingo Park estate is not only ideal for 1st Home Buyers, but retirees, investors, or families wanting an exceptionally great value Turnkey home in a brand new estate that is close to shops, schools, and medical facilities. Not sure what a turnkey package is? Read our post What is a Turnkey House and Land Package? as it clearly explains some of the key features and benefits of this type of move-in-ready offer.

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Flamingo Park Estate New House and Land Packages

Take a look at our turnkey house and land packages available in the popular new housing estate of Flamingo Park Kawungan Hervey Bay QLD 4655.

Be sure to also check out the nearby suburbs of Urraween, Nikenbah, and Wondunna.

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