Duration: 2 nights side trip tour
Price from: £375pp
Fraser Island 2 nights
Day 1 Brisbane/Fraser Island: Collect your hire car and head to Hervey Bay for your ferry crossing to Fraser Island (approx ¾ hour), the largest sand island in the world, which is located on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. On arrival the rest of the day is at leisure to explore the resort.
Day 2 Fraser Island: This morning depart the resort for a full day 4WD ranger guided eco-tour, taking in the main sights of the island. Swim in Lake McKenzie, walk down the boardwalk in the middle of Central Station rainforest with the trees towering above you. Drive along 75 Mile Beach to view the Maheno shipwreck and the coloured sands of The Pinnacles, also visiting Eli Creek en route.
Day 3 Fraser Island/Hervey Bay, River Heads: If you’re here between August and October, consider booking a whale watching cruise (additional expense) in the hope of spying humpback whales. Take the ferry back to Hervey Bay, River Heads where your tour concludes, or why not extend your stay?
Departures: Daily from Hervey Bay, River Heads.
Accommodation: Kingfisher Bay Resort.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch is also included on day 2.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes return ferry transfers from Hervey Bay River Heads, two nights accommodation in a Wallum-lagoon resort view room, 3 days group B car hire and a full day Fraser Island tour on day 2. 3 night option also available.