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  •  Day Trips
  •  Fraser Island, Hervey Bay
  •  Fraser One Day Explorer Tour Depart from Hervey Bay

Fraser One Day Explorer Tour Depart from Hervey Bay

  • Fraser Island, Hervey Bay
  • English, Mobile APP
  • 9 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transport from/to selected Hervey Bay accommodation. Must be pre-booked.
  • 2. Return ferry transfers to Fraser Island
  • 3. Full-day guided 4WD tour with expert commentary
  • 4. Lunch at Eurong Beach Resort
  • 5. National Park fees and fuel levies
  • 6. Foreign Language Guide app is available
From AUD
$249.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected Hervey Bay accommodation. Must be pre-booked.
  • 2. Return ferry transfers to Fraser Island
  • 3. Full-day guided 4WD tour with expert commentary
  • 4. Lunch at Eurong Beach Resort
  • 5. National Park fees and fuel levies
  • 6. Foreign Language Guide app is available

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
  • 4. Any optional extra items (including but not limited to rides / shows / encounters / experiences / photo packages) that are not included in the standard admission. All optional extra items are at own expense.
Destination Fraser Island, Hervey Bay
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Kingfisher Bay Mainland Terminal (Address: Shop 7, River Heads Village, 54 Ariadne Street, River Heads QLD 4655)
● Departure Time^: 08:30
^ Make sure check-in by no later than 08:00
^ Complimentary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
● Arrives back at approximately 18:00
Address Eurong QLD 4581s
How to get there ● By Hotel Transfers
Complimentary transfer from/to selected Hervey Bay hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.

● By Car
Located approximately 300km north of Brisbane, takes about 3 hours 40 minutes; approximately 380km north of Gold Coast, takes about 4 hours 30 minutes; approximately 13km south of Hervey Bay Airport, takes about 15 minutes.

Mainland terminal Parking:
- Parking fees apply. Pre-booking is advised

● By Public Transport
Unfortunately there is no direct public transport available. Most visitors drive or arrive on a coach tour. If you do not drive, please book one of the day tours that include Hervey Bay Airport transfers.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider (Phone: 1800 372 737 or 07 4194 9300) 48 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, departure location and time, and boarding time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements ● By Hotel Transfers
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.

● Make your own way
Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point /departure point 45 minutes before your scheduled departure time to allow enough time to check in. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable shoes or sandals
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Swimmers and towels
● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera (waterproof if swimming)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Masks on board all buses if required/for those who wish to have one.
- Temperature check for all guests prior to embarking on tour.
- Lunch stop at Eurong meets Covid-Safe dining requirements.
- All other lunches and morning tea, food to be individually wrapped and served by guide only.
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Child Policy
● 0-3 years inclusive - free of charge.
● 4-14 years inclusive - child price applies.
● All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Tour
● Tour itinerary may change due to tides and weather conditions.
● As this tour is off-road, Service Provider recommend that pregnant travellers or people with existing medical conditions seek medical advice before booking this tour.
● Travellers need to be independently mobile to access and disembark the 4WD buses and all tour sites visited.
● Foreign language guide app "Fraser Explorer Tours" is available in Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish, and is available to download from Apple Store and Google Play Store.

2 Overview

Discover Fraser Island with its array of natural wonders freshwater lakes with white sandy beaches, desert-like sand blows and ancient rainforests with rare king ferns growing in sand.

Fraser One Day Explorer Tour Depart Hervey Bay

 

This one day adventure begins with a pick-up from selected Hervey Bay accommodation (between 07:00 to 08:00) or make your own way to the Ticket Hut in River Heads for check-in by no later than 08:00. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, turtles or the elusive dugong during the 45 minutes cruise across the Great Sandy Marine Park.

Your guide will be a Fraser Island 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. The custom designed 4WD buses are airconditioned for your comfort and fitted with panoramic windows.

 

Highlights
  • Guided 4WD tour by an island expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island.
  • 75 Mile Beach
    Get ready to cruise the coastline, stretching as far as the eye can see, let's go!
  • Central Station / Wanggoolba Creek
    This 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
    Paradise found! With pristine white sands and crystal-clear, turquoise hues, it's picture perfect!
  • Eli Creek
    Float down this 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 Fraser Island's most recognisable sites.
  • The Pinnacles Coloured Sands
    Learn how these technicolour sand formations were created and the Butchulla legends surrounding them.
  • Lunch at Eurong Beach Resort

 

Sample Itinerary*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit tides, times & conditions.

  • Pick-up from Hervey Bay Accommodation, or make your own way to River Heads Terminal: between 07:00 and 08:00
  • Tour travels from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island: 08:30 barge
  • Full day tour on Fraser Island
  • Tour departs Fraser Island back to River Heads: 17:00 barge
  • Returns to Hervey Bay Accommodation: between 18:00 and 19:00

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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