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Fraser Island 2 Day 1 Night Guided Tour Ex Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach

Tour Code: 571

Departing: Hervey Bay

Fraser Island 2 Day 1 Night Tour
  • Maheno Shipwreck - visit the famous rustic ruins that was once a luxury cruise liner. Washed ashore in 1935 it is now a photographer's paradise!
  • Lake McKenzie - Fraser Island's most iconic swimming spot - relax along the pristine white silica shore and immerse yourself in the crystal-clear fresh water.
  • Pile Valley - wander through the subtropical rainforest and marvel at the centuries-old Satinay trees and towering palms.

Included In Price

  • ✔ 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
  • ✔ 1 night accommodation at K'gari Beach Resort
  • ✔ Breakfast and lunch (1 breakfast, 1 resort lunch, 1 picnic lunch) - *Dinner at leisure and guest’s own expense
  • ✔ National Park Fees
  • ✔ Foreign Language Guide App is available
  • ✔ 2 full days of guided 4WD touring
  • ✔ Two-day accommodated tour
  • ✔ Includes breakfast, lunches, transfers, and permits
  • ✔ Fraser Island's s most comprehensive itinerary
  • ✔ Small group experiences (maximum 24 guests)
  • ✔ UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations
  • ✔ Award-winning touring team
  • ✔ 2022 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice
  • ✔ Tours depart on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Exclusive to the two-day tour itinerary:
  • ✔ Champagne Pools – experience this amazing natural jacuzzi, as crashing waves meet the volcanic rock pools along the shore.
  • ✔ Lake Wabby - trek across Hammerstone Sandblow with your expert guide and be rewarded with a dip in this emerald-green freshwater oasis. (Please note: this is a 4km return walk through bushland and across soft sands - a moderate fitness level is required. The Lake Wabby walk is an optional activity).

Your two-day Fraser Island 4WD tour takes in some of Fraser Island's most iconic sites with expert guides to ensure the fun continues on your epic adventure!

Discover the best of K'gari (Fraser Island) on a curated two-day adventure with the local experts.

See the iconic attractions of Lake McKenzie, 75 Mile Beach, and the Maheno shipwreck PLUS have time to swim at the northern Champagne Pools and hike across an ancient sandblow into the emerald green oasis of Lake Wabby.

This new tour represents the BEST VALUE experience on Fraser Island in 2022!

  • Two-day accommodated tour
  • Includes breakfast, lunches, transfers, and permits
  • Fraser Island's most comprehensive itinerary
  • Small group experiences (maximum 24 guests)
  • UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations
  • Award-winning touring team
  • 2021 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice

You’ll explore the world’s largest sand island from the comfort of a custom-built 4WD coach, as you learn about the ecology, wildlife, and history of this special place.

The local Butchulla custodians call the island “K’gari”, which means paradise, and once you arrive, you’ll soon see why…

Local Guides

Your guide is a K’gari expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island. You'll explore some of the most beautiful spots and listen to fascinating facts about the island's history, fauna and flora in airconditioned comfort. They’ll drive you across the sand tracks and navigate the tides and unique terrain.

Accommodation

K’gari Beach Resortoffers triple, double/twin and single hotel rooms along the spectacular 75 Mile Beach. Each resort room has been recently renovated and includes a private ensuiteand balcony or patio. The resort offers many facilities for guest use, but the best place to unwind at the end of your tour is at McKenzie’s on 75 Bar & Restaurant. Enjoy an evening at leisure, and select a meal from the à la carte menu.

Wildlife

Diverse wildlife are present on K’gari with dingoes, birds of prey and whales (July to October) seen on K’gari Explorer Tours. Spot wildlife from our 4WD coaches with custom-built panoramic windows. Keep an eye out for K’gari’smost famous resident –our pure-bred dingoes! 

From Rainbow Beach

What you will see

• Central Station -View the interp displays and let out guides provide insight into a former logging station that was once the hub of a bustling timber industry.

• Wanggoolba Creek-Discover ancient King Ferns as you stroll along the Central Station boardwalk, purposely built alongside the clear fresh water creek. You might even spot marine life.

• Pile Valley –Walk through subtropical rainforests growing in sand and learn about the island’s famous Satinay Trees. The diverse forests are included in the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy.

• Lake McKenzie -Enjoy a revitalising swim in the fresh, crystal blue water and relax on the sandy white silica beaches of this picture-perfect perched dune lake.

• 75 Mile Beach –Sit back and cruise the golden beach highway –the ‘spine of K’gari’, running from Hook Point to Great Sandy Cape. During this journey, take an extra opportunity to join the Air Fraser team for a scenic flight over the island.

• Eli Creek -Relax on the sandy banks, wade through the invigorating shallow waters or drift down stream –the fastest flowing creek on the island is sure to revitalise your mind, body and soul.

• Maheno Shipwreck -Learn the intriguing history of this once proud passenger liner that was washed ashore in 1935 during an out-of-season cyclone. While you’re at it, take the chance to stretch your legs and take a holiday snap with this rusting wreck.

• The Pinnacles Coloured Sands -One of K’gari’smore magical locations, you will hear the Dreamtime story of how these rainbow coloured cliffs came to be.

• Indian Head –Visit the most easterly point of the island, marine life such as turtles and rays are often spotted in the waters around the base of this rocky headland as you travel along 75 Mile Beach.

• Champagne Pools –Stimulate your senses and take a dip in a natural ocean jacuzzi, a natural rock pool filled by crashing waves.

• Lake Wabby -Trek across the shifting golden sands of the Hammerstone sandblow, and arrive at this hidden gem; a window and barrage lake, with glistening emerald green depths. (Please note: this is a 4km return walk through bushland and across soft sands -a moderate fitness level is required. The Lake Wabby walk is an optional activity).

GETTING HERE:

Courtesy Pick-up / Drop-off times: Pick ups are scheduled from 7.30am-7.50am. Drop offs occur from 5.00pm-5.30pm. Courtesy transfers are only available for commercial accommodation and transit centres.

Self-Driving: Rainbow Beach is approximately 3 hours drive north of Brisbane. Meet your guide at 36 Rainbow Beach Road for a prompt 7.45am departure.

DROP OFF: at the end of the second day, your tour departs K’gari at approximately 4.30pm on the barge, arriving back in Rainbow Beach between 5.00pm and 5.30pm to drop you off to your accommodation. 

From Hervey Bay

What you will see

• Central Station -View the interp displays and let out guides provide insight into a former logging station that was once the hub of a bustling timber industry.

• Wanggoolba Creek-Discover ancient King Ferns as you stroll along the Central Station boardwalk, purposely built alongside the clear fresh water creek. You might even spot marine life.

• Pile Valley –Walk through subtropical rainforests growing in sand and learn about the island’s famous Satinay Trees. The diverse forests are included in the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy.

• Lake McKenzie -Enjoy a revitalising swim in the fresh, crystal blue water and relax on the sandy white silica beaches of this picture-perfect perched dune lake.

• 75 Mile Beach –Sit back and cruise the golden beach highway –the ‘spine of K’gari’, running from Hook Point to Great Sandy Cape. During this journey, take an extra opportunity to join the Air Fraser team for a scenic flight over the island.

• Eli Creek -Relax on the sandy banks, wade through the invigorating shallow waters or drift down stream –the fastest flowing creek on the island is sure to revitalise your mind, body and soul.

• Maheno Shipwreck -Learn the intriguing history of this once proud passenger liner that was washed ashore in 1935 during an out-of-season cyclone. While you’re at it, take the chance to stretch your legs and take a holiday snap with this rusting wreck.

• The Pinnacles Coloured Sands -One of K’gari’smore magical locations, you will hear the Dreamtime story of how these rainbow coloured cliffs came to be.

• Indian Head –Visit the most easterly point of the island, marine life such as turtles and rays are often spotted in the waters around the base of this rocky headland as you travel along 75 Mile Beach.

• Champagne Pools –Stimulate your senses and take a dip in a natural ocean jacuzzi, a natural rock pool filled by crashing waves.

• Lake Wabby -Trek across the shifting golden sands of the Hammerstone sandblow, and arrive at this hidden gem; a window and barrage lake, with glistening emerald green depths. (Please note: this is a 4km return walk through bushland and across soft sands -a moderate fitness level is required. The Lake Wabby walk is an optional activity).

GETTING HERE:

Courtesy Transfers: Please enter pickup destination when booking online and a collection time will be provided by our Reservation Team.

Self--in by 8.40am. Driving: Checkin at our Mainland Reception in River Heads. On Google Maps, this will appear as 54 Ariadne St. After arriving at this location, a courtesy coach will provide transport to the ferry departure point, and you will arrive directly at Kingfisher Bay Resort and board our custom 4WD coach. Let your guided adventure begin! 

DROP OFF: at the end of the second day, board the 5.00pm ferry back to River Heads where our shuttle service will take you back to your accommodation (drop-off between 6.00pm and 7.00pm).

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hervey Bay

Departure Time
  • FROM HERVEY BAY: 9.00am
  • FROM RAINBOW BEACH: 8.00am
Destinations
  • Fraser Island
  • ✔ Lake McKenzie - Fraser Island's most iconic swimming spot - relax along the pristine white silica shore and immerse yourself in the crystal-clear fresh water.
  • ✔ Central Station - admire the towering trees growing from sand and explore along the rainforest boardwalk.
  • ✔ Pile Valley - wander through the subtropical rainforest and marvel at the centuries-old Satinay trees and towering palms.
  • ✔ 75 Mile Beach - cruise Fraser Island’s beach highway and join Air Fraser for a scenic joy-flight over the island (optional extra).
  • ✔ Eli Creek - wade through the shallow waters or float downstream towards the Coral Sea!
  • ✔ Maheno Shipwreck - visit the famous rustic ruins that was once a luxury cruise liner. Washed ashore in 1935 it is now a photographer's paradise!
  • ✔ The Pinnacles Coloured Sands – be amazed by these spectacularly technicoloured sand cliffs and the Dreamtime tale of how they were formed.
  • ✔ Indian Head – as the most easterly point of the island, marine life such as turtles and rays are often spotted in the waters around the base of this rocky headland.
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday

FROM HERVEY BAY: 9.00am departure from River Heads to Fraser Island, returning to River Heads by 6.00pm the following day. Tours depart on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tours will depart daily from 17 Sep - 3 Oct 2022 and from 17 Dec 2022 - 22 Jan 2023.
FROM RAINBOW BEACH: 8.00am departure from Rainbow Beach to Fraser Island (via Inskip Point), returning to Rainbow Beach by 5.30pm the following day. Tours depart on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tours will depart daily from 17 Sep - 3 Oct 2022 and from 17 Dec 2022 - 22 Jan 2023.

Duration

2 Day 1 Night

Available for Purchase / Hire

Souvenirs, drinks and snacks

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Additional Information
  • Baggage policy:
  • ● Due to Workplace Health & Safety requirements, the maximum acceptable weight for any single piece of luggage is 25 kgs.
  • ● Bags weighing 20+ kgs will be tagged to indicate heavy luggage and that care must be taken when handling.
  • ● Each guest may check-in free of charge, two (2) items of luggage. Each item must not weigh more than 25 kgs.
  • ● Additional items to be checked-in will incur a handling fee of $10.00 per item.
  • ● If guests are required to pack down luggage over 25 kgs, bags are available for sale from Kingfisher Bay Resort Mainland Reception.
  • ● If guests refuse to pack down or pay excess charges, they will be required to carry their own luggage at all transport points: on and off boats, along jetty, to accommodation and repeated at the time of departure.
  • Swimmers & Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Comfortable walking shoes or sandals
  • Insect repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Cash or credit card
  • Essential medication

  • Under 18 Travellers Policy: All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Child Rates Policy:
  • Infants: 1-3 years (inclusive). Infants under the age of 1 year are unable to travel on 4WD coach tours. Free of charge.
  • Children: 4-14 years (inclusive): Must share with parents/guardians and use existing bedding.Child rates apply when travelling with at least one (1) paying adult (single share rate).
  • Qld law states that all passengers must be suitably restrained including infants. Regulations do not allow infants to be nursed during a tour.
  • Booster seats are required, if guests are unable to supply their own, Kgari Explorer Tours can assist. Please request at the time of booking

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Tour Operator's Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation and Refund Policy - 1 & 2 Day Tours
● Bookings cancelled more than 48 hours prior to departure will incur no cancellation fee. 
● Cancellation within 24-48 hrs will incur a fee equivalent to 50% of the tour price.
● Cancellation within 24 hrs or no show will receive no refund.
● Cancellation fee is based on the total retail rate of the tour including meals and accommodation where applicable.
● Where tour activities are included in accommodated packages, the cancellation and refund policy stated above applies.
● Where land transfers are included as an add on, the above cancellation and refund policy applies.
 
Baggage policy
● Due to Workplace Health & Safety requirements, the maximum acceptable weight for any single piece of luggage is 25 kgs.
● Bags weighing 20+ kgs will be tagged to indicate heavy luggage and that care must be taken when handling.
● Each guest may check-in free of charge, two (2) items of luggage. Each item must not weigh more than 25 kgs.
● Additional items to be checked-in will incur a handling fee of $10.00 per item.   
● If guests are required to pack down luggage over 25 kgs, bags are available for sale from Kingfisher Bay Resort Mainland Reception.
● If guests refuse to pack down or pay excess charges, they will be required to carry their own luggage at all transport points: on and off boats, along jetty, to accommodation and repeated at the time of departure.

Fraser Island 2 Day 1 Night Guided Tour Ex Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach

Tour Code: 571

Departing: Hervey Bay

Fraser Island 2 Day 1 Night Tour

From

au$573.00

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$335.00
Family: au$1,816.00

Tour Code: 571

From

au$573.00

15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

0 - 3 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745
Phone
1300 231 118
WhatsApp
+61 427 074 745

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