Fraser Island is a natural playground with lush rainforest, long stretches of sandy beach, more than 100 freshwater lakes and huge sand dunes. Visit highlights such as Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Central Station, the Pinnacles and the Maheno shipwreck.
Enjoy exploring the island’s highlights during your 2-day excursion with private accommodation. Your group travels in up to four 4WD vehicles with your professional guide driving the first vehicle; you and group members take turns driving the other vehicles.
At the end of an adventurous day, head to a relaxing beach house located along Seventy-Five Mile beach for hot showers and comfortable beds. Your trip includes all transportation, accommodation and an expert guide.
Day 1: Hervey Bay – Fraser Island (L, D)
After morning pickup in Hervey Bay, your guide takes the group to a nearby store to stock up on food supplies for your trip. Afterward, hop on the ferry for the short ride to Fraser Island. Once on the island, your guide provides a safety briefing for operating the 4WD and exploring the island.
Although the itinerary may change depending on the day’s conditions, you can expect to visit most of the highlights of Fraser Island during your 2-day tag-along tour. Enjoy the freedom of taking sandy trails through the rainforest. Hop into the pristine waters of Lake McKenzie or simply kick back on the white-sand beach. See Central Station, which was once the hub of the island’s timber industry. Check out the towering king ferns, ghost gums and pine trees during a stroll at Wanggoolba Creek.
Along Seventy-Five Mile Beach, look for the island’s wild dingoes as you head to the Maheno shipwreck and visit the colorful Pinnacles. Walk up the boardwalk along Eli Creek then have the option to float back down to the beach on the creek’s gentle current.
At the end of your day’s adventures, head to your beach lodge to have dinner and relax.
Overnight: Beach Lodge in Shared Rooms, Fraser Island
Day 2: Fraser Island – Hervey Bay (B, L)
See more of Fraser Islands iconic spots not visited on day one the second day as an experienced guide shows you some of the other best spots on Fraser Island. After breakfast, head out to play, swim, and sightsee before you return to the mainland on an afternoon ferry. Your tour ends with drop off at your Hervey Bay hotel by early evening.