K’gari Getaway Tour from Hervey Bay

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The perfect Queensland bucket list experience is here! Enjoy time exploring both coasts of the world’s largest sand island, on one eco-adventure to suit all travellers.

Start your getaway in style, with a pre-night stay at Kingfisher Bay Resort (confirm a ferry transfer time that suits your travel plans). Relax on island time and enjoy full access to the resort facilities, in preparation for your two-day 4WD tour.

Led by your expert local guide, tick off all of the favourite Fraser Island locations including the crystal-clear Lake McKenzie, and the towering rainforest of Pile Valley. PLUS, uncover some of the destinations lesser known but equally spectacular spots, such as the hidden oasis of Lake Wabby.

Additional Info

Duration: 3 days
Starts: River Heads, Australia
Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours



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The perfect Queensland bucket list experience is here! Enjoy time exploring both coasts of the world’s largest sand island, on one eco-adventure to suit all travellers.

Start your getaway in style, with a pre-night stay at Kingfisher Bay Resort (confirm a ferry transfer time that suits your travel plans). Relax on island time and enjoy full access to the resort facilities, in preparation for your two-day 4WD tour.

Led by your expert local guide, tick off all of the favourite Fraser Island locations including the crystal-clear Lake McKenzie, and the towering rainforest of Pile Valley. PLUS, uncover some of the destinations lesser known but equally spectacular spots, such as the hidden oasis of Lake Wabby.

Itinerary

Day 1: Pre-night at Kingfisher Bay Resort

Stop At: Kingfisher Bay Resort, Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island (K’gari) QLD 4581, Australia
On the day of arrival, travel from River Heads on the barge crossing of your choice, arriving at Kingfisher Bay Resort on K’gari (Ferry time must be selected at time of booking).

Check-in to accommodation (after 2.00pm).

Resort facilities available:
• K’gari Discovery Centre
• Three restaurants
• Four bars
• Four lagoon pools
• Tennis courts
• Gift Shop and General Store

Recommended optional activities:
• Sunset drinks – Sunset Bar
• Sunset Cruise – Sea Explorer*
• Ranger-guided walks & talks*
• Bush Tucker Talk & Taste*
*Pre-booking recommended
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Kingfisher Bay Resort in a resort hotel room.

Day 2: On tour – Itinerary order dependent on tides

Stop At: Lake Wabby, Fraser Island (K’gari) QLD 4581, Australia
Swim in the emerald-green window lake and explore the only example of a barrage lake found of Fraser Island, after your trek across the shifting sands of the Hammerstone Sandblow. (Please note: this is a 4km return walk through bushland and across soft sands – a moderate fitness level is required).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Central Station Rainforest, Fraser Island, Queensland Australia
Check-out the interp displays and discover a former logging station that was once the hub of a bustling timber industry. Walk the boardwalk paths alongside Wangoolba Creek.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island, Queensland 4581 Australia
Enjoy a revitalising swim in the fresh, crystal blue water and relax on the sandy white beaches of this picture perfect perched dune lake.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at Kingfisher Bay Resort.
• Lunch: On tour at Eurong Beach Resort
Accommodation included: Overnight at Eurong Beach Resort. Offering triple, twin/double and single room accommodation in a standard hotel room.

Day 3: On tour – Itinerary order dependent on tides

Pass By: Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland Australia
Tour the sandy highway – the ‘spine of Fraser Island’, 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.

Stop At: Eli Creek, 75 Mile Beach Road, Fraser Island, Queensland 4581 Australia
Relax on the sandy banks, wade through the invigorating shallow waters or drift downstream – the fastest flowing creek on the island is sure to revitalise your mind, body and soul.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Maheno Wreck, Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland 4581 Australia
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.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Pinnacles, Fraser Island (K’gari) QLD 4581, Australia
The Pinnacles Coloured Sands – one of Fraser’s more magical locations, you will hear the Dreamtime story of how these rainbow coloured cliffs came to be.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Indian Head, Fraser Island, Queensland 4581 Australia
Take in the spectacular views and look down from the rocky outcrop for sharks, turtles even migrating humpback whales.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Champagne Pools, Waddy Point Bypass, Fraser Island, Queensland 4567 Australia
Stimulate your senses and take a dip in a natural ocean jacuzzi, a natural rock pool filled with crashing waves.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at Eurong Beach Resort.
• Lunch: Picnic Lunch on tour
No accommodation included on this day.



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