3 Day K’Gari 4WD Camping Tour

    Camping on Fraser Island (K’Gari) is a truly Australian experience that you can’t afford to miss

    Escape to the world’s largest sand island with our 3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Camping Tour from Rainbow Beach or Noosa. Discover the beauty of K’gari (Fraser Island) with this immersive and unforgettable budget camping experience.

    On this tour, you’ll be transported to a world of natural wonder, where pristine white sand beaches meet crystal clear waters and lush rainforests. Explore the island’s stunning natural features, including the famous Champagne Pools, the stunning Lake McKenzie, and the towering sand dunes of Hammerstone Sandblow.

    But Fraser Island is not just about the sights, it’s also about the journey. Travel in style with our 4WD vehicles, specially designed for the island’s rugged terrain. Our knowledgeable guides will take you off the beaten track to discover hidden gems and share their passion for the island’s unique flora and fauna. You can also have the opportunity to self-drive the 4WD on Fraser Island.

    In the evenings, relax and unwind at our exclusive beachside campsite. Enjoy delicious meals cooked on an open fire and share stories with your fellow travelers under the stars. Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean and wake up to stunning sunrises over the island’s pristine beaches.

    This tour is perfect for backpackers 18 to 35, from adventure seekers to nature lovers. Whether you’re traveling solo or with friends, our 3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Camping Tour will provide you with memories to last a lifetime.A true budget camping tour on Fraser Island.

    So why wait? Book your spot on this unforgettable journey to K’gari (Fraser Island) today and discover the magic of Australia’s natural beauty.

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    Island Expeditions K'gari Tours (Fraser Island) Self Drive & Guided Camping Tour (Ex Noosa or Rainbow)


    1 pre 1 post night at Nomads Noosa (Noosa pick up only) From $639
    2 post nights at Nomads Noosa (Nomads Noosa OR Rainbow Beach pick up) From $639
    2 pre nights at Nomads Noosa (Noosa pick up only) From $639
    Tour only (Nomads Noosa or Rainbow Beach pick up) From $599

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    1 pre 1 post night at Nomads Noosa (Noosa pick up only) From $639
    2 post nights at Nomads Noosa (Nomads Noosa OR Rainbow Beach pick up) From $639
    2 pre nights at Nomads Noosa (Noosa pick up only) From $639
    Tour only (Nomads Noosa or Rainbow Beach pick up) From $599
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      Day 1: Head to K'Gari

      The day is finally here, the first day of your awesome Fraser Island adventure with Palace. We’ll depart from Nomads Noosa Backpackers nice & early at 6.30am. After we get your luggage into storage, you’ll be heading towards Rainbow Beach where you’ll be arriving after a 1.5-2hr drive. We stop here to collect our food and the 4WD’s and that’s it: we’re on our way to amazing Fraser Island. If departing from Rainbow beach, we will collect you from the BP Petrol station at 9am,

      Before you hop on the ferry there will be an opportunity to purchase your alcohol and any snacks you wish to take.

      We take the ferry from Rainbow Beach and land at Hook Point on the Southern tip of Fraser Island approximately 10 min later.

      Stay overnight in your tents.

      Day 2: Maheno Shipwreck

      Your second day means another early start so you get to make the most of your time on the island! After breakfast (continental style breakfast – cereal, toasts, spread, tea & coffee), we continue your adventure on Fraser.

      Brekkie before heading off to Fraser’s highlights.
      Visit Eli Creek for a swim in its fresh waters
      Explore the world famous Maheno Shipwreck.
      Lunch on the move
      Quick stop at ‘Pinnacles’ coloured sands.
      Cruise over to Indian Head Lookout & Champagne Pools.
      Head back to camp for the final night.
      Enjoy dinner with your group.

      Stay overnight in the same camp site.

      Day 3: Lake Mckenzie

      Today, after breakfast we continue on our travels and after lunch, it’s time to leave the island.

      Last breakfast and its time to visit the fantastic Lake Mckenzie (Boorangoora). Relax and enjoy the white silica sand

      A brief stop at Rainbow Beach before driving back to Nomads Noosa arriving anytime between 3.00 – 5.30pm to check back in for your Post nights and get ready for your post-tour party at KB’s bar.

      An amazing end to an amazing trip! Alternatively, if you are leaving the tour in Rainbow beach we can drop you in town.

      What To Bring
      Booking Info
      • 4×4 Safari where you can drive!
      • Extra time on Fraser Island, stop at iconic locations
      • Visit Lake McKenzie, Champagne Pools, Eli Creek and much more
      • Swim, explore and drive on this 3 day tour
      • A small backpack,
      • Swimwear,
      • towel,
      • drivers license,
      • hat,
      • sunblock,
      • insect repellant,
      • water bottle,
      • toiletries,
      • closed shoes,
      • rain jacket,
      • warm clothes/jumper (especially if camping in winter)
      • and snacks.
      • A small, easy to inflate floatie for your swims in the lakes (optional)
      •  Beverages/alcohol and snacks to be purchased the day before departure.
      • Ice can be purchased on route to the ferry
      • Departs from Noosa or Rainbow Beach
      • Pre/post tour accommodation available at Nomads Noosa
      • Free storage is available for your bulky bags in Noosa and Rainbow Beach while on tour.
      • Sleeping bag hire is included with a $20 cash deposit paid on morning or departure (fully refunded when returned)
      • As it’s a genuine K’gari (Fraser Island) beach camping experience, daily swims in pristine freshwater lakes replace showers on this awesome adventure. Drinking water is provided but we recommend bringing your own too. Portable loo (toilet) provided
      • For a more comfort camping experience check out our 3 Day K’Gari Self Drive Fraser Island Tour
      • If you prefer no camping check out our 3-day accommodated K’Gari Tour sleeping in a guest house.

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