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Fraser Island Day Tour departs Rainbow Beach

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Included in price:
✓ Full-day guided 4WD tour with expert commentary. ✓ Courtesy pick-up and drop-off. ✓ Return ferry transfers. ✓ Lunch at K'gari Beach Resort. ✓ National Park fees and fuel levies. ✓ Foreign Language Guide app is available This Tour has Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation.
What to bring:
Pack a day bag with swimmers, towel, hat, zinc sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes or sandals, sunglasses, essential medication and don’t forget your camera. We do provide water, but a reusable water bottle is always handy and great for the environment.
Fitness level required:
Medium
Child policies:
1-3 years free of charge but must be included in the total number of passengers as they are required to be in a forward-facing car seat. Department of Transport does not allow infants or children to be nursed during the tour. Please note we do not carry children under the age of 1 and no refund will be given. All children must be in a forward-facing car seat from 1 - 7 years. Must be provided by passengers. Child Rate 4-14 yrs. The Operator does not provide booster/car seats for infants/children 1-7 years. Must be provided by passengers.
Departure points:
Rainbow Beach, Queensland
Departure time:
7:35 AM Daily
Pickup/departure instructions:
Meet at the Tourist Information Centre Rainbow Beach at 7:40 AM. Please arrive 10-minutes before the pickup time. If you wish to change your pickup location, please contact the local operator on 1800 678 431 or +61 7 4194 9300 at least 48-hours prior to the tour departure. The tour travels from Rainbow Beach to Inskip Point for the barge crossing to Fraser Island at approximately 8.00am.
Duration:
Full-day.
Approximate Return Time:
Drop-offs occur from 5.00pm-5.30pm. Courtesy transfers are only available for commercial accommodation and transit centres.
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Tour Details

Operator
K'gari Explorer Tours (formerly Fraser Explorer Tours)
Destination
Fraser Island
Departs From
Rainbow Beach

Tour Description

Spend a full day in paradise and discover the natural beauty of Fraser Island. Drive across sand tracks, visit the iconic white sands and blue waters of Lake McKenzie, walk through rainforests, float down Eli Creek, and see the famous Maheno shipwreck.

Your day starts with a courtesy pick-up from Rainbow Beach, and a barge crossing from Inskip Point to K'gari, Fraser Island.

The tour is led by a local guide who is an expert in all things Fraser Island and can impart local knowledge throughout your day. Your day on the island is all-inclusive, driving across sand tracks to explore some beautiful spots, while we let you know interesting facts about the island's history, fauna and flora. You'll travel in comfort in our custom-designed 4WD buses, all of which are air-conditioned.

Once we arrive on the island we set off on our tour of the island, visiting locations such as;
Central Station - this former logging station is now a flourishing rainforest, fitted with boardwalks. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient King Ferns, towering gum and pine trees.
Lake McKenzie - enjoy a revitalising swim in the crystal blue waters and relax on the sandy white beaches... it's a picture-perfect freshwater lake!
75 Mile Beach - as you drive along this sandy highway, you may spot birds of prey flying above or humpback whales as they migrate past (between July – November).
Eli Creek - float down this fast-flowing freshwater creek and pours up to four million litres of clear, freshwater into the ocean every hour.
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 72 colours of sand formed and the Butchulla legends surrounding them. We stop to take a picture as we drive along 75 Mile Beach.

Along the way, you'll enjoy lunch at the K'gari Beach Resort. The tour departs Fraser Island at approximately 4.30pm on the barge, arriving back in Rainbow Beach between 5.00pm and 5.30pm to drop you off at your accommodation.

Please note: Itinerary can change due to tides and weather conditions.

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Fraser Island Day Tour departs Rainbow Beach

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