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All about the 3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Camping Tour

This Fraser Island tour departs daily from the Rainbow Beach Hostel so you can always fit it into your East Coast package.

Fraser Island is the biggest island in the world which is surrounded by lush rainforest with over 100 freshwater lakes to take your pick from for a refreshing dip. Meet new friends whilst cruising along listening to tunes in 4WD vehicles. Maybe if you're lucky you will catch a glimpse of some of the islands wildlife including dingos and lizards.

There are so many highlights on Fraser Island you can swim through the crystal clear waters of the stunning Lake McKenzie, hike to Indian Head to take in amazing360-degree views of the island. relax in the Champagne Pools, take turns driving 4x4's along the beach to all the world class destinations, You will then drive to Eli Creek to soak in the waters of Eli Creek and explore beautiful heritage protected rainforests. On his self-drive Fraser Adventure, you will travel with a bunch of like minded, adventurous travelers. At night sleep beneath the stars in your own private, exclusive campsite, just meters from the beach.

The bucket list stop for the East Coast, head over to Fraser Island.

3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Camping Tour
Tour itinerary - 3 Days

  • Day 1 Depart Rainbow Beach, Lake McKenzie
    We begin with a morning brief at Freedom Hostels Rainbow Beach where we cover the following: Pack cars, check equipment, Dingo’s safety, and driver briefing. at 9.30am we depart for Fraser Island. We drive approx 10 minutes to the barge (ferry) and board for our 10 minute barge crossing. Once we have arrived on the world's biggest sand island, we then drive for 1 hour to the Eurong resort along 75 Mile beach...Fraser Island's own highway with speed limits! There you can grab a coffee and chocolate croissant (own cost) for morning tea. From here is when the big adventure begins as we drive to the famous Lake McKenzie...arguably the most popular and picturesque highlight of Fraser! Here we stop for some lunch, and for some quality time to have a play in the amazing clear waters with your new found friends! Around 3pm we drive up the beach to our campsite, for an early dinner and some well-deserved drinks and fun! (L and D)
  • Day 2 Eli Creek, Maheno shipwreck, Indian head
    Arise in the morning for a quick breakfast before we begin our busiest day on Fraser Island and head off to see Eli creek, a beautifully clear creek perfect for a relaxing swim. Travelling north we then stop at Maheno shipwreck for some photos and short history lesson about this famous Fraser Island icon. Shortly after we travel up to Indian head, Fraser Island's highest point. From here you may be lucky enough to see whales and sharks in the ocean, before we travel to Champagne pools for a dip! We have lunch at either Maheno shipwreck or Champagne pools on Day 2 depending on time constraints, safety, and beauty! In the afternoon we travel back to camp for dinner and drinks ( B, L and D)
  • Day 3 Lake Wabby, Return to Rainbow Beach
    Start with breakfast, before our cleaning and take down of our camp site. We then drive to the beginning of the Lake Wabby walk, where we walk through the sand dunes to this tropical paradise! Lunch follows our trip to Lake Wabby, before we begin our drive down the beach heading back to the barge. Once back on the mainland we head back to the 4WD shed where you unpack and quickly clean the cars. We return to Freedom Rainbow between 3pm and 4pm. (B, L, D)
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Real Aussie Says:
As our most popular Fraser Island trip for those 18-35 years old here at Real Aussie Adventures this tag along tour explores the stunning Fraser Island with self driven 4x4's and sleeps overnight in a private campsite just meters from the beach.Best bit is you get to sleep at night amongst sand dunes and forest. Dont worry there is basic washing and cooking facilities!

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3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Camping Tour Price information AUD per person

Price

Description

Tour code: FR3D
  $489
Adult camping
  $474
Adult camping - 90 day Earlybird Special
Local fees payable
$15
Cash insurance

Departure information

Starts

Daily (except 22 of December to 1st of January) at 7 am from Frasers on Rainbow backpackers hostel, Rainbow Beach, Queensland.

All passengers MUST arrive by 5 pm the day before departure for a compulsory safety briefing.

Ends
Rainbow Beach


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour
  • Available only to persons 18 - 35. Driver Requirements: In order to be able to drive on Fraser you must be over 21 years of age with a full open manual drivers license and you must have this license with you on tour.
  • Note that itineraries change significantly on Fraser Island due to tide times, how many groups we have departed and also how many other touring groups are on the Island. The itinerary is subject to change due to tide times and how busy the island is with other tour groups. 

  • Open-dated tickets must book at least 7 days in advance and are not valid between 22 December and 1 Jan
  • Compulsory Extras: $20 cash insurance to be paid by everybody.

  • All travelers must attend the 5 pm safety briefing the day before departure
  • No pre or post tour accommodation included. . If you wish to stay in Rainbow Beach either side of your Fraser Island tour, check out our five and six-day packages. 4 night Fraser Island Tagalong camping tour or 5 night Fraser Island Tagalong camping tour

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