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Itinerary

Begin your Fraser Island adventure with morning pickup at your Hervey Bay hotel or a central meeting point. Booking this Fraser Bay tour ahead of time means you'll be sure to visit the must-see island when in Hervey Bay. Transfer to the ferry for the ride over to the sand island, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll be collected in a 4-wheel-drive vehicle, which enables you to reach the most remote and rugged parts of the island.

Visit the shores of Lake McKenzie to bask in the sun or swim, snap photos of the clear waters of Wanggoolba Creek, and walk through the rain forest filled with pine and ghost gum trees. Along the way, your guide will fill you in on this special island and its flora, fauna, history, and culture. Head for Seventy-Five Mile Beach, where you can scout for whales (seasonal) or book a short scenic flight (own expense).

Learn about the technicolor striated sand formations at the Pinnacles and see the Maheno shipwreck. Stop for a buffet lunch at a beach resort, and then catch the ferry back to River Heads in the later afternoon, followed by Hervey Bay hotel drop-off.

Locations visited
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Maheno Wreck
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Overview

Explore the highlights of Fraser Island via 4x4 vehicle, which allows you to access parts of the island other tours can't reach. Lounge on the beach, swim in unspoiled lakes, and walk through the rain forest in the company of a guide, who will shed light on what makes the island so special through their informative commentary.

Highlights
  • Tick off a must-see on a comprehensive tour of Fraser Island
  • Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the island through guide commentary
  • Air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle allows access to the most remote, rugged parts of the island
  • An included buffet lunch makes for a seamless tour with no extra expenses
  • Hervey Bay pickup and drop-off available (select hotels)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Premium One Day Tour

My partner and I went on the Fraser Island Premium Tour (AU$240 each) on Friday, August 10, 2018. It started at 7.30am at River Heads and finished back there about 5.45pm. An absolutely cracker day and worth every dollar. But the main reason I am...More

Thank Brendon B
KingfisherBayResort, Manager at Fraser Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow, you will make Hayden’s day when he reads your review and recommendation but we do think he may have been leading you on a little with his claim of baking the pastries…. Thank you so much for posting Brendan. From all of us here...More

Reviewed 3 days ago
Exciting, fun and educational

We loved the whole day. Went very fast. Would have liked to have some time to swim at eli creek and mckenzie lake. Only had 10 mins at both. Lunch was great. A tick off the bucket list. Well worth the money we paid. Highly...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago
The island is amazing, the service is industrial

Fraser island is great. The service is very professional. However we had short periods of time to visit places which were fantastic , but whitout time for looking at them. A little bit disappointing....

Thank Cesar S
Reviewed 5 days ago
Very expensive and disappointed

Fraser Island is a fantastic place, however I was disappointed with the Fraser Explorer Tour. We spent the vast majority of the day sitting on a big bus looking out at trees and more trees and then ocean and more ocean. The activities felt very...More

Thank pippy03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highlight of our road trip!

Took a Day tour from Hervey bay with Fraser Explore Tours... on an incredible 4x4 coach (number 98) with driver and tour guide, David. The ferry crossing took around 35mins and the Captain was very hospitable. We were lucky enough to spot dolphins which he...More

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KingfisherBayResort, Manager at Fraser Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow! Thank you for posting such a fantastic five star review and sharing some of your island snaps with us Jane & Hatty! You certainly picked a great time of the year to explore all of the things that make Fraser Island so unique and...More

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Margaret S
11 August 2018|
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Response from Hatty Batty T | Reviewed this property |
It's a big coach so about 30 people
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Dawn P
2 June 2018|
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Response from tini0929 | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up in a parking lot close to where we were staying. Contact them to find out pick up locations :)
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