Tour ID: 10033155
Fraser Island is World Heritage Listed, and once you have been on a tour there you will understand why. It is a place with such natural beauty that you won’t believe it is possible to have so much in one place. You will drive down along 75 Mile Beach, the best beach “highway” in the world, get to swim in lakes where the water is so clear you can see the bottom and gaze at the Pinnacles where the colour seems unreal.
Experience the diverse landscapes of the world's largest sand island, for a fun and relaxing adventure with Fraser Explorer Tours. Appealing to all types of travellers - singles, couples, families and small groups.
Discover the island's pristine environment, and immerse yourself in the World Heritage surrounds, as your experienced guide navigates the sand tracks, and shares the island's history. Explore Fraser's top attractions, such as the crystal clear Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck, and ancient sub-tropical rainforests.
Your day starts with a hotel pick-up from most accommodation in Hervey Bay, and a barge crossing from River Heads to Fraser Island.
The tour is led by a local guide who is an expert in all things K'gari, Fraser Island and can impart local knowledge throughout your day. Your day on the island is all-inclusive, driving across sand tracks to explore some beautiful spots, while we let you know interesting facts about the island's history, fauna and flora. You'll travel in comfort in our custom-designed 4WD buses, all of which are air-conditioned.
Once we arrive on the island at the Wanggoolba Creek landing, we set off on our tour of the island, visiting locations such as;
Central Station - this former logging station is now a flourishing rainforest, fitted with boardwalks. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient King Ferns, towering gum and pine trees.
Lake McKenzie - enjoy a revitalising swim in the crystal blue waters and relax on the sandy white beaches... it's a picture-perfect freshwater lake!
75 Mile Beach - as you drive along this sandy highway, you may spot birds of prey flying above or humpback whales as they migrate past (between July – November).
Eli Creek - float down this fast-flowing freshwater creek and pours up to four million litres of clear, freshwater into the ocean every hour.
Maheno Shipwreck - 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.
The Pinnacles Coloured Sands - learn how 72 colours of sand formed and the Butchulla legends surrounding them. We stop to take a picture as we drive along 75 Mile Beach.
Along the way, you'll enjoy lunch at the K'gari Beach Resort. Your tour departs Fraser Island on the barge back to River Heads and returns to Hervey Bay at approximately 6.30pm to drop you off to your accommodation. Please note: Itinerary can change due to tides and weather conditions.
✔ Courtesy pick up from your accommodation in Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach (Please enter pick up destination when booking online)
✔ Return ferry transfers to Fraser Island
✔ Full-day guided 4WD tour
✔ Lunch at K'gari Beach Resort
✔ National Park fees
✔ Foreign Language Guide app is available
This Tour has Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation.
Air Fraser is another operator on K'gari, Fraser Island with scenic flights from 75 Mile Beach. These can be booked during the tour, weather and tide permitting. Ask your guide for details.
8:30 AM Daily
At the end of the day, you’ll return to River Heads by 6:30pm where our shuttle service will take you
back to your accommodation or transit centre (drop-off between 6.30pm and 7.30pm).
FROM HERVEY BAY: 8.30am departure from River Heads to Fraser Island, returning to River Heads by 6.30pm. Tour departs daily.
✓ Self-drive to Hervey Bay, or fly via major capital cities to Hervey Bay airport.
✓ The adventure begins with a courtesy pick-up from your Hervey Bay accommodation (between 7.00am and 8.00am).
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.
1-3 years free of charge but must be included in the total number of passengers as they are required to be in a forward-facing car seat.
Department of Transport does not allow infants or children to be nursed during the tour.
Please note we do not carry children under the age of 1 and no refund will be given.
All children must be in a forward-facing car seat from 1 - 7 years. Must be provided by passengers.
Child Rate 4-14 yrs.
The operator does not provide booster/car seats for infants/children 1-7 years. Must be provided by passengers.
Please advise dietary requirements (if any) in booking requests i.e. vegetarian, allergies
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