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On this 391-square-mile (1,013-square-kilometer) island, the landscape is the main attraction. Freshwater lakes, towering dunes, sandy beaches, and dense rain forest provide the backdrop for all kinds of outdoor adventures. From hiking to water sports, here are a few of the top outdoor activities on offer on Australia’s Fraser Island. 

Hiking
Fraser Island is crisscrossed by hiking trails that allow visitors to immerse themselves in their surroundings, breathing in the fresh air, listening to the sounds of nature, and watching for local wildlife. Opt for shorter, easy-to-complete strolls or challenge yourself with the 56-mile (90-kilometer) Fraser Island Great Walk, which showcases the island’s diverse landscapes. 

4-Wheel Drives
The world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island is not navigable by regular car. So if you want to explore by vehicle, a 4-wheel drive is the only way to get around. Take the wheel yourself for an off-road adventure or travel as a passenger as part of a Fraser Island 4WD tour, following tracks that lead to Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Indian Head, the Pinnacles, the SS Maheno shipwreck, and other sights. 

Water Activities
While the seas surrounding the island can be rough, the rock-enclosed Champagne Pools are popular for a protected dip. Otherwise, the window-clear waters of Fraser Island’s 100-plus freshwater lakes are ideal for swimming. Many Fraser Island tours make stops at Wanggoolba Creek, Lake McKenzie, and Eli Creek, all of which are perfect for a refreshing dip, while the fish at Lake Wabby will nibble on dead skin, giving you a free pedicure. Hervey Bay, the watery expanse between the Queensland coast and Fraser Island, can be explored by Jet Ski. Hervey Bay whale-watching excursions also run between May and September. 

Camping
While Eurong Beach Resort and Kingfisher Bay Resort cater to comfort-seeking travelers, camping allows you to experience a different, more tranquil side of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed island. Pitch a tent in one of the picturesque camping zones, such as Central Station, then watch the sunset and wait as thousands of stars begin to twinkle overhead. Organized multi-day trips typically depart from Noosa and Rainbow Beach near Great Sandy National Park.
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 All-Inclusive 2-Day Fraser Island Tour

All-Inclusive 2-Day Fraser Island Tour

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Named K’Gari (paradise) by the local Aborigines, Fraser Island features more than 100 freshwater lakes, extensive rain forests, and giant sand dunes. Explore the island with an expert guide who leads rainforest walks at Pile Valley, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, and the Hammerstone Sandblow, and provides swimming opportunities at Eli Creek, Lake McKenzie, the Champagne Pools, and Lake Wabby. Stay overnight at a lodge on Seventy-Five Mile Beach, see the Pinnacles and Maheno shipwreck, and have the option to book a scenic sightseeing flight on this fun and informative 2-day tour.
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  • 2 days
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All-Inclusive Fraser Island Day Tour

All-Inclusive Fraser Island Day Tour

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Discover Fraser Island's highlights on a full-day tour with an experienced guide that includes time to swim in pristine lakes, hit the beach, and explore the rainforest. Visit iconic spots including Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, the Maheno shipwreck, and the Pinnacles. Learn about the animal and plant life both on land and in the ocean, where dolphins, dugongs, sharks, and humpback whales can be spotted. Depart early from Hervey Bay and travel by 4WD-vehicle on this comprehensive Fraser Island tour.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Fraser Island & Dolphin Sailing Adventure

Fraser Island & Dolphin Sailing Adventure

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Experience the marine life of the Great Sandy Strait and Fraser Island on a half-day dolphin watching tour from Hervey Bay. Ride aboard a smaller boat that allows for a more personalized experience as you look for two dolphin species, sea turtles and other animals. Includes time for boom-netting and a swim at Fraser Island (in warmer months), and morning tea served on board.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Blue Dolphin Exclusive Whale Watch Encounters

Blue Dolphin Exclusive Whale Watch Encounters

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Search for whales during this 8-hour wildlife-watching tour from Hervey Bay. Aboard a fully equipped catamaran that can accommodate up to 24 guests, sail out to Frasier Island's Platypus Bay. Climb on to the submerged platform to view whales in the water at a safe distance, and use the boat's hydrophone to hear their songs. Tea and a buffet lunch included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Remote Fraser Island & Whale Experience

Remote Fraser Island & Whale Experience

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This is no ordinary Fraser Island and whale watching day tour. With Tasman Venture you can discover the hidden and remote parts Fraser Island whilst marvelling at the acrobatics of the whales in a comfortable and relaxing way. Explore the island while bush walking, snorkelling, kayaking and swimming. Our friendly, experienced and accredited staff will ensure you have an unforgettable experience you will never forget. Get up close and personal with Majestic Humpback Whales. Be on the lookout for Humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close and personal with these majestic creatures as they frolic in the calm, clear waters off Fraser Island. Marvel at their sheer athleticism as they explode out of the water in a spectacular breach or be awestruck as you come face to face as they spy hop right next to the boat. Swim with these amazing creatures in their own natural environment.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Day Fraser Island Resort Package

3-Day Fraser Island Resort Package

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Enjoy a 3-day package to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island with beachside accommodation at Kingfisher Bay resort and a combination of guided tours and free time for beach walks and swimming. Your full-day 4WD sightseeing tour goes inland to Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, Pile Valley and Lake McKenzie, then motors down Seventy-Five Mile Beach to Eli Creek, the Maheno shipwreck and Pinnacles. Includes two nights of accommodation, three meals, a full-day guided tour and ferry tickets, leaving you free to enjoy the island.
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  • 3 days
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Wang'ari Dreaming Bush Tucker Tour

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Wang'ari Dreaming Bush Tucker Tour

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Wang'ari Dreaming Cultural Tours are the only 100% Aboriginal Owned Tour Operator on the Fraser Coast! Learn the how Batjala (Butchulla) people gathered and cultivated food on Kgari (Fraser Island) and Batjala Djah (Wide Bay/Fraser Coast) for tens of thousands of years. Discover Native bush food plants and preparation methods as you walk with your guide through Hervey Bays Botanical Gardens, collecting nourishing native bush tucker along the way! Return to 'camp' to savor a selection of tasty seasonal bush tucker prepared in traditional, contemporary and gourmet dishes with informative, historical discussion about each tasty morsel. Listen to the Beautiful Creation Story of the Batjala people and truly connect with First Nations People!​ ​
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Bareboat Hire - Cattitude 7 nights

Bareboat Hire - Cattitude 7 nights

Fraser Island Boat Charters offers a range of skippered private yacht charters including half day, full day and overnight options the are fully catered to ensure you can just sit back and enjoy time on the water. Private charters will depart from Hervey Bay and set sail across the Great Sandy Strait and feature locations like the beautiful western coast of Fraser Island, Big Woody Island, Round Island, Pelican Bank and Wathumba Creek. This intimate experience is available for up to 32 for a day charter and 6 for overnight adventures.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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5 Night Bareboat Onboard Cattitude

5 Night Bareboat Onboard Cattitude

All aboard Cattitude! This 42 foot luxury sailing catamaran is the perfect way to explore the Fraser Coast in style with enough room for everyone. Cruise around the beautifully calm waters surrounding Fraser Island and throughout the Great Sandy Straits with all the room and gear you could possibly need. 2 cabins each with 2 double and 2 single beds means you can bring the whole family or a group of your best mates on the adventure and still have plenty of room to spare. Sit back and relax with a glass of bubbles in hand as you sail calm waters with a stellar view of the world’s largest sand island.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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7 Nights Indigo Bareboat Rental up to 8 Pax

7 Nights Indigo Bareboat Rental up to 8 Pax

Indigo also features two showers, a tender for any beach stopovers, fully stocked kitchen, BBQ and all the safety equipment you could possibly need. This 10 metre sailing vessel is easy to maneovre and makes travelling around the waters of the Great Sandy Strait and alongside Fraser Island simple and enjoyable. Bring the family or your mates for one hell of a water based adventure! Other features include all bedding, kitchen supplies, fridge, freezer, stovetop and oven.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,416.39
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Bareboat Hire - Indigo 5 Night Hire

Bareboat Hire - Indigo 5 Night Hire

Indigo also features two showers, a tender for any beach stopovers, fully stocked kitchen, BBQ and all the safety equipment you could possibly need. This 10 metre sailing vessel is easy to maneovre and makes travelling around the waters of the Great Sandy Strait and alongside Fraser Island simple and enjoyable. Bring the family or your mates for one hell of a water based adventure! Other features include all bedding, kitchen supplies, fridge, freezer, stovetop and oven.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Hervey Bay Champagne Sunset Sail

Hervey Bay Champagne Sunset Sail

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Enjoy an evening under pink Queensland skies on this sunset sail around Hervey Bay and leave the logistics to the experts. While hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off, all-inclusive drinks—including sparkling wine,—and delicious finger foods all included, all you have to do is relax and soak up the view.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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