Two days on a small group guided tour of Fraser Island, Queensland, seeing all the highlights on the island including Lake Mckenzie, Indian Head, Maheno Shipwreck. You will stay in comfortable Wilderness Lodge accommodation.
All about the 2 Day Fraser Island Explorer Tour
Just imagine swimming in fresh-water lakes, bright as jewels ringed by white sandy beaches, walking through tall ancient rainforest growing in sand, four-wheel driving along a beach flanked by strikingly coloured sand cliffs to find a ship wreck.
Two full days of fun and adventure on Fraser Island, led by an experienced local guide who'll take you to see the very best the island has to offer.
Best bits about Fraser Island:
Lake McKenzie is the most famous of all of the Fraser Island attractions, notable for its size, its crystal clear fresh water, the surrounding pure white sand.
The water is a stunning vivid blue, and the pure-silica sand is soft underfoot. The sand is so fine it is ideal for skin exfoliation. Grab a handful and give yourself a little spa treatment.
The water is slightly acidic from decaying plants this limits the viability of aquatic life but in no way affects the pleasure of a well-earned swim.
Highlights on this 2 day Fraser Island tour from Hervey Bay
View the majestic Maheno Ship wreck
Appreciate the beauty of Eli Creek boardwalk and enjoy the freshwater streams flowing into the ocean
Stunning Indian Head lookout to view white sand desert, the beach and ocean, spot dolphins, sharks, turtles, manta rays, sharks and whales (during Whale Season)
Central Station, now a tourist stop in the middle of Fraser Island, this historical site used to be a bustling logging station.
Wanggoolba Creek, discover ancient King Ferns and look up in wonderment at lush, subtropical rainforest.
Lake McKenzie, relax on its sandy white beaches or take a dip in its crystal clear blue waters, picture perfect is the best way to describe Fraser's most photographed lake.
Woongoolba Creek Board Walk
See Magnificent Fraser Island Rainforest
The Great Lakes Drive
The Pinnacles Coloured Sands – stop to take a picture of these heavenly dunes and hear the Dreamtime story of how these hued sand cliffs where formed.
2 Day Fraser Island Explorer Tour Itinerary - 2 days
Hervey Bay to Fraser Island
After crossing onto the island by ferry, you will drive along the Seventy-Five Mile beach ‘highway’. Take off on an optional Air Fraser scenic flight from the beach airstrip (at own expense). A drive inland takes you to Fraser Island’s ancient rainforests to see giant King ferns at Wanggoolba Creek and Central Station. Check out the clear blue waters of Lake McKenzie, the island’s most photographed location. Enjoy a swim at emerald green Lake Wabby after walking across Hammerstone Sandblow – a large sand feature. Tonight’s accommodation is at Eurong Beach Resort where you will enjoy a buffet dinner. (LD)
Fraser Island to Hervey Bay
After a buffet breakfast your day begins with a wade through the shallow waters of Eli Creek or you can float downstream to the Pacific Ocean. A stop is made on the beach for a great photo opportunity at the Maheno Shipwreck. At The Pinnacles Coloured Sands you can learn the legend of their creation. Indian Head lookout has a magnificent view of the coast and you may see Fraser Island’s marine life swimming by in the Coral Sea. Your return ferry departs at 5pm returning to Hervey Bay and Rainbow Beach at approximately 6pm. (BL)
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Ensuite Multi-share (Quad)
Ensuite Double / Twin
Ensuite Multi-share (Quad) For Travel 1 April- 7 April, 18 April - 15 September, 3 October - 20 December and 21 January - 23 March
Departs Daily at 8.30am from River Heads Terminal or complimentary pick ups are available from central Hervey Bay accommodation from 07.30am
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
- Tours must be reconfirmed at least 48 hours in advance by calling 1800 372 737 or by emailing [email protected]
- This tour is suitable for children. Family rates are available on request
- Double/Twin/Triple accommodation is available for passengers who book and travel together.
- Luggage should be restricted to 15 kg per person in a soft bag or backpack with a small day pack for easy access to camera, sunblock etc.
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