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  •  Fraser Island 3 Days Cool Dingo Tour Depart From Hervey Bay with Wilderness Lodge Twin Share Accommodation

Fraser Island 3 Days Cool Dingo Tour Depart From Hervey Bay with Wilderness Lodge Twin Share Accommodation

  • Fraser Island, Hervey Bay
  • English
  • 3 Days
  • 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. Two (2) nights Twin share room in the Wilderness Lodge
  • 4. Two (2) days of guided 4WD touring on Fraser Island
  • 5. Two (2) Buffet dinners
  • 6. Two (2) Buffet breakfasts
  • 7. Two (2) Picnic lunches on tour
  • 8. One (1) Sunset drink on arrival
  • 9. Aussie Bush Tucker experience
  • 10. National Park fees
  • 11. Foreign language guide app is available - Fraser Explorer Tours (free download)
From AUD
$595.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected Hervey Bay accommodation. Must be pre-booked.
  • 2. Return ferry transfers to Fraser Island
  • 3. Two (2) nights Twin share room in the Wilderness Lodge
  • 4. Two (2) days of guided 4WD touring on Fraser Island
  • 5. Two (2) Buffet dinners
  • 6. Two (2) Buffet breakfasts
  • 7. Two (2) Picnic lunches on tour
  • 8. One (1) Sunset drink on arrival
  • 9. Aussie Bush Tucker experience
  • 10. National Park fees
  • 11. Foreign language guide app is available - Fraser Explorer Tours (free download)

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^: Day 1 at 15:30
^ Make sure check-in by no later than 15:00
^ Complimentary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
● Arrives back at Day 3 approximately 18:30
Address Eurong QLD 4581s
How to get there ● Complimentary transfer from/to selected Hervey Bay pick up locations 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, and make your own way to that location for pick up on the travel date.


● 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, pick up location and time, and departure 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 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.
What to bring/wear ● Small overnight bag with personal towel & toiletries. No toothbrush, toothpaste, or slippers provided
● 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
● Essential medication
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera (waterproof if swimming)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info Child Policy:
● Tour not available to guests under the age of 18.

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.
● Foreign language guide app is available to download. Please check the Service Provider's official website (https://www.cooldingotour.com/cool-app.html) for more details.

Accommodation:
● Twin/Double = two (2) people sharing a room.

Porterage, Luggage Handling & Weght Policy:
● Due to Australian Workplace Health & Safety requirements, the maximum acceptable weight for any single piece of luggage is 25 kgs.
● Bags weighing 20+ kgs will be tagged with a fluoro tag to indicate heavy luggage and that care must be taken when handling.
● Where guests are required to pack down luggage over 20 kgs, bags are available for sale from the Mainland Terminal.
● Each guest may check-in free of charge two (2) items of luggage each piece weighing no more than 20 kgs.
● Additional items to be checked-in will incur a handling fee.
● Where guests will not pack down or are not happy to pay excess charges for luggage over 20 kgs, the guest will be asked to carry their own luggage at all transportation points: on and off boat/s; along jetty; to accommodation and repeat all procedures at departure time

2 Overview

An itinerary of unique adventures and authentic Aussie experiences, to explore the famed sights of Fraser Island! Discover crystal-clear freshwater lakes, remarkable rainforests and endless golden beaches, with a group of like-minded travellers, for an unforgettable eco escape! After a day of exploring the natural wonders, enjoy some added indulgence and retreat to the special lodge accommodation, at Fraser Island's premiere eco resort!

Itinerary

  • Island Arrival

     

    Getting Here
    • Fly via major capital cities to Hervey Bay airport (QANTAS + Virgin Australia operate flights daily).
    • Pick-up from selected Hervey Bay accommodation (between 14:00 to 15:00) or make your own way to the Ticket Hut in River Heads for check-in by no later than 15:00.
    • The cruise to Fraser Island takes approximately 45 minutes across the Great Sandy Strait.

     

    Island Arrival
    • Friendly Cool Dingo tour guide will greet you off the ferry, before join the group for the ultimate sunset experience along the western beach!
    • Start tour off the Fraser Island way, with a complimentary welcome drink^ at The Sunset Bar and bask in that golden glow.
    • Then it's time to check into the Wilderness Lodge accommodation^^ and enjoy a buffet dinner the Dingo Bar.
      (Whilst The Sunset Bar, your luggage will have been delivered to your lodge).

     

    ^Sunset session at The Sunset Bar on Kingfisher Bay Resort's beachfront (first drink is included).

    ^Please note that sunset drinks will be prior to room check-in during winter to allow for early sunset hour

    ^^Please note: Twin/Double = two (2) people sharing a room

     

     

    About Wilderness Lodges
    • Each lodge offers quad-share bedrooms (and some twin share) with full insect screens.
    • Bedrooms have ceiling fans to keep you cool during summer, and heating for those chilly winter nights.
    • Linen, blankets and bath towels are all provided
    • Separate male and female bathrooms.
    • Open lounge area for breakaway group activities, morning briefings or socialising,
    • Kitchenette equipped with a fridge, and tea & coffee making facilities.

     

     

    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.   

    Time Itinerary
    14:00-15:00 Check-in at the Mainland Ferry Reception (courtesy pick-up from Hervey Bay available)

    *Please make sure to check-in by no later than 15:00
    15:30 Ferry to Fraser Island
      Meet & greet the Tour Guide on arrival and check-in to accommodation
      Sunset session at The Sunset Bar on Kingfisher Bay Resort's beachfront (first drink is included)*

    *Please note that sunset drinks will be prior to room check-in during winter to allow for early sunset hour.
    19:00 Buffet Dinner at The Dingo Bar

     

  • Full Day 4WD Tour

      

    Highlights

    • 75 Mile Beach - Get ready to cruise the coastline, stretching as far as the eye can see, let's go!
    • 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.
    • Champagne Pools - Chill out in these aptly-named, bubbling rock pools, it's the No.1 swimming spot along the east coast!
    • Indian Head - Ascend to the top of this rocky headland, for 360° views of Fraser, and keep a look out for sharks, rays, turtles and whales (July-October).
    • Eli Creek - float down this fast-flowing freshwater creek pouring out 80 megalitres of water daily into the ocean.
    • Aussie bush tucker tasting - YUM! Sample the flavours of Fraser, with this interactive Ranger-guided experience.

     

     

    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.

    Time Itinerary
    06:30-07:50 Buffet breakfast at The Dingo Bar
    07:50 Tour departure (from the Dingo Bar or outside the Village Store)
      Tour inclusions: 75 Mile Beach, Maheno Shipwreck, The Pinnacles, Champagne Pools, Indian Head, and Eli Creek
      Picnic lunch on tour along with morning/afternoon tea
    17:30 Arrival back at Wilderness Lodges
    18:00 Interactive bush tucker experience
    18:30 Buffet Dinner at the Dingo Bar

     

     

  • Depart Fraser Island

     

    Highlights

    • Lake McKenzie - Paradise found! With pristine white sands and crystal-clear, turquoise hues, it's picture perfect!
    • 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 Wabby / Hammerstone Sandblow - Trek across the golden, desert-like sands and arrive at the hidden gem of Lake Wabby, an absolute emerald oasis.
    • The tour will return to Wilderness Lodges in the late afternoon, in time for departure on the 5pm ferry back to River Heads (Courtesy drop-offs in Hervey Bay).

     

     

    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.

    Time Itinerary
    06:30-07:50 Buffet breakfast at The Dingo Bar
    07:50 Tour departure (from the Dingo Bar or outside the Village Store)
      Tour inclusions: Lake McKenzie, Central Station (Wanggoolba Creek) and hike into Lake Wabby.
      Picnic lunch on tour along with morning/afternoon tea.
    17:00 Return ferry transfer back to the mainland
    17:45 Arrival time back at River Heads (courtesy drop-offs in Hervey Bay)


    *TIP
    - Prior to heading out on tour, don't forget to check out of your lodge, ensuring you have all of your belongings with you. Have the backpack ready for the day and drop the remaining luggage at the Wilderness Lodge storage area - resort porters will take care of the rest!

     

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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