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Fraser Island Day Tour

Depart from either Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach for a full day exploration of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, including stops a Lake Mckenzie, Eli Creek & The Maheno Shipwreck, with lunch at Eurong Beach Resort.
Fraser Island, Australia
Duration
Duration
9 hrs
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
24
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Included
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
All ages
Languages
Languages
Multiple
Meals
Meals
Included
What's Included

  • Get up to $20 cash back per person when you book with us
  • Full day tour to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, taking in the most stunning and iconic locations such as Lake McKenzie & the Maheno Shipwreck
  • Small groups only to maximise the experience
  • Delicious lunch at Eurong Beach Resort
  • All National Park fees
  • Return transfers from either Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach, including the ferry crossing
  • Travel in a comfortable, custom-designed, airconditioned 4WD bus, to take on all the beautiful, cross-country sand tracks around the island

Where we Visit:

  • Lake McKenzie
  • Central Station
  • 75 Mile Beach
  • Eli Creek
  • Maheno Shipwreck
  • The Pinnacles Coloured Sands 
What's excluded

  • Scenic flight over Fraser Island
What to Expect

 

Discover World Heritage-listed Fraser Island on a one day 4WD off-roading adventure. Offering a fun and immersive experience for all travel types, this all-inclusive tour is the perfect way to explore the sights and sounds of Fraser Island.

 

Your guide on this adventurous day out is a Fraser Island expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island. You'll drive across sand tracks to explore some of the most beautiful, natural spots and listen to fascinating facts about the island's history, fauna and flora. The custom-designed 4WD buses are airconditioned for your comfort and fitted with panoramic windows.

 

You’ll see the island’s iconic sights on a curated itinerary of highlights. Stop at Central Station, a former logging station that housed schools and shops for the bustling timber industry and is now a tourist stop. Then, stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient King Ferns, towering Ghost Gums and Pine trees.

 

See the breathtakingly beautiful Lake McKenzie, and enjoy a revitalising swim in the crystal clear blue waters or relax on the sandy white beaches – it’s picture-perfect! The lake is unique because it's a 'perched lake, meaning it's made entirely of raindrops and not fed from any lakes or streams. The white silica sands not only feel wonderful underfoot, but it also acts as a filter, giving the water incredible clarity. 

 

Drive along the golden sand highway, known as 75 Mile Beach. Keep an eye out as you may spot birds of prey flying above or humpback whales as they migrate past (between July to November). You may also wish to join the Air Fraser team for a scenic flight over the island – book with your guide on tour (optional extra).

 

Another iconic stop is Eli Creek, where you can float down this refreshing fast-flowing freshwater creek pouring out 80 megalitres of water daily into the ocean. Enjoy a photo stop at the rusting wreck of the Maheno washed ashore during an out-of-season cyclone in 1935 – it’s one of Fraser Island’s most recognisable sites.

 

Finally, see The Pinnacles Coloured Sand. Learn how these radiant formations were created and the Butchulla Dreamtime story surrounding them. Stop to take a picture as we drive along Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

 

Lunch is also included with the tour, and you'll stop at the lovely Eurong Beach Resort, with its prime location on the east coast of the island. 

 

At the end of the day, you’ll return to River Heads by 6:30 pm, where the shuttle service will take you back to your accommodation or transit centre (drop-offs are between 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm). 

Tour Options
  • Fraser Island Day Tour from Hervey Bay
    AUD $239
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  • Fraser Island Day Tour from Rainbow Beach
    AUD $239
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Frequently Asked Questions

Pack a day bag with swimmers, towel, hat, zinc sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes or sandals, sunglasses, essential medication and don’t forget your camera. We do provide water, but a reusable water bottle is always handy and great for the environment.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • The itinerary can change due to tides and weather conditions
  • All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Guests travelling with children will need to bring a forward-facing child seat as per QLD road rules
  • As this tour is off-road, we recommend that pregnant travellers or people with existing medical conditions seek medical advice before booking this tour     
  • Travellers need to be independently mobile to access and disembark the 4WD buses and all tour sites visited

Cancellation Policy:

  • Bookings cancelled more than 48 hrs prior to departure will incur no cancellation fee
  • Bookings cancelled between 24 - 48 hrs prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Bookings cancelled less than 24 hrs prior to departure or failure to board the tour will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Non utilised tour components will not be refunded

Pickup Locations
  • Adventure Centre (13 Spectrum Street, Rainbow Beach)
  • Air Fraser - Eurong
  • Air Fraser - Wanggoolba Creek Airstrip
  • Akama
  • Alexander Apartments (bus stop) (496 Esp, Torquay)
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