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Fraser Island Tours - Day Tour - Ex Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach

Tour Code: 868

Departing: Hervey Bay

Fraser Island Day Tour
  • A family friendly K'gari (Fraser Island) day tour to explore the famous lakes and attractions on this famous sand island
  • Fully air-conditioned comfortable 4WD vehicle with an environmental tour guide   
  • See famous sights on Fraser Island such as the coloured sands, Maheno shipwreck, Lake McKenzie, Seventy-five mile beach and more
  • Enjoy a lovely lunch at Eurong Beach Resort and swim in the waters of the amazing Coral Sea
  • Keep a watch out for Humpback whales and dolphins as you make your way to K'gari (Fraser Island) by barge.

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 K'gari (Fraser Island)
  • Full-day guided 4WD tour
  • Lunch at K'gari Beach Resort (Eurong Beach Resort)
  • National Park fees
  • Foreign Language Guide app is available
  • Maximum of 30 passengers per departure.
  • Includes lunch, transfers, and permits
  • UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations
  • Award-winning touring team
  • 2022 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice
  • Departures from Hervey Bay and Rainbow Beach

Fraser Island day tour departing from Hervey Bay & Rainbow Beach. See all the amazing lakes, shipwrecks, islands and famous beaches on Fraser Island

Led by an experienced local guide, you’ll see the island’s iconic sights on a curated itinerary of highlights such as Lake McKenzie, World Heritage-listed rainforest, 75 Mile Beach, and the iconic Maheno Shipwreck.

  • Includes all meals, transfers, and permits
  • Small group experiences (maximum 30 guests)
  • UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations
  • Award-winning touring team
  • 2022 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice

You don’t need your own 4WD – our team will traverse the tracks and tides to ensure you have an easy and enjoyable experience on the world’s largest sand island.

Have your camera ready for awe-inspiring moments at every location!

From Hervey Bay

GETTING HERE

Self-Driving: Turn into River Heads Road . On Google Maps, this will appear as 54 Ariadne St also see signage for K’gari, travel straight for 8km.

Ticket Hut is located on Fraser Island but you’ll Barges and River Heads Road (which is signed and may come up in electronic GPS navigation systems as Ariadne Road) and follow the road all the way to end to arrive at ferry loading area. The Ticket Hut will be located on your righthand side.

WHAT TO BRING

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.

WHAT YOU’LL SEE

Your guide is a K’gari expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island. On this adventurous day out, 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. Our custom designed 4WD buses are airconditioned for your comfort and fitted with panoramic windows.

• Central Station a former logging station that housed schools and shops for the bustling timber industry is now a tourist stop. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient King Ferns, towering Ghost Gums and Pine trees.

• Lake McKenzie enjoy a revitalising swim in the crystal clear blue waters and relax on the sandy white beaches… it’s picture perfect!

• 75 Mile Beach as you drive along this golden beach highway, you may spot birds of prey flying above or humpback whales as they migrate past (between July –November). You may wish to join book with your guide on tour (optional extra).

• Eli Creek: float down this refreshing fast - flowing freshwater creek pouring out 80 megalitres of water daily into the ocean.

• 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 K’gari’s most recognisable sites.

• The Pinnacles Coloured Sands Butchulla: learn how these radiant sand formations were created and the Butchulla Dreamtime story surrounding them. Stop to take pictures as we drive along Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

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 (dropoff between 6.30pm and 7.30pm). 

From Rainbow Beach

GETTING THERE

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.

Courtesy Pickup / Drop scheduled from 7.20am from 5.00pm--off times: Pick ups are 7.40am. Drop offs occur 5.30pm. Courtesy transfers are only available for commercial accommodation and transit centres.

WHAT TO BRING

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.

WHAT YOU’LL SEE

Your guide is a K’gari expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island. On this adventurous day out, 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. Our custom designed 4WD buses are airconditioned for your comfort and fitted with panoramic windows.

• Central Station a former logging station that housed schools and shops for the bustling timber industry is now a tourist stop. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient King Ferns, towering Ghost Gums and Pine trees.

• Lake McKenzie enjoy a revitalising swim in the crystal clear blue waters and relax on the sandy white beaches… it’s picture perfect!

• 75 Mile Beach as you drive along this golden beach highway, you may spot birds of prey flying above or humpback whales as they migrate past (between July –November). You may wish to join book with your guide on tour (optional extra).

• Eli Creek: float down this refreshing fast - flowing freshwater creek pouring out 80 megalitres of water daily into the ocean.

• 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 K’gari’s most recognisable sites.

• The Pinnacles Coloured Sands Butchulla: learn how these radiant sand formations were created and the Butchulla Dreamtime story surrounding them. Stop to take pictures as we drive along Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

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 (dropoff between 6.30pm and 7.30pm). 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Hervey Bay

Departure Time
  • HERVEY BAY: 8.30am
  • RAINBOW BEACH: 7.45am
Destinations
  • Fraser Island
  • Lake McKenzie - Fraser Island's most iconic swimming spot - relax along the pristine white silica shore and swim in the crystal-clear fresh water and famous ombre blue tones.
  • Central Station - admire the towering trees growing from sand and explore along the rainforest boardwalk.
  • 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 - see the famous rustic ruins that were 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.
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

FROM HERVEY BAY: 8.30am departure from River Heads to Fraser Island, returning to River Heads by 6.30pm. Tour departs daily.
FROM RAINBOW BEACH: 7:45am departure from Rainbow Beach to Fraser Island (via Inskip Point), returning to Rainbow Beach by 5.00pm. Tours operate from Thursday-Sunday. Tours will operate daily from 17 Sep - 3 Oct 2022 and from 17 Dec 2022 - 22 Jan 2023.

Duration

10 hours approx.

Fitness Level Required

Medium

  • Camera (charged)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Walking shoes
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel

  • 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.

Fraser Island Tours - Day Tour - Ex Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach

Tour Code: 868

Departing: Hervey Bay

Fraser Island Day Tour

From

au$239.00

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

Child: au$159.00
Family: au$796.00

Tour Code: 868

From

au$239.00

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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