Fraser Explorer: 2 Day Tour ex Hervey Bay (FEXHB2DT)
Just imagine swimming in fresh-water lakes, bright as jewels ringed by white sandy beaches, walking through tall ancient rainforest growing in sand, four-wheel driving along a beach flanked by strikingly coloured sand cliffs to find a ship wreck.
Bring your camera and a sense of humour as you explore Fraser Island with an eco-accredited guide who lives and loves the island. Fraser Explorer Tours take the hassle out of seeing the world’s largest sand island by managing tides and traffic - leaving you to enjoy the island’s World Heritage wilderness and colourful history in air-conditioned comfort.
Experience Fraser Island’s shifting sandscapes on a ‘Two-day One-night’ tour where Aboriginal names like Wanggoolba and Dundonga roll exotically off the tongue. Once aboard you’ll meet like-minded travellers, visit the top natural attractions – including stunning Lake McKenzie and Wanggoolba Creek and cool off in the island’s fresh-water swimming holes - and all in custom-designed, four-wheel-drive coach comfort.
Whether you’ve travelling solo, in a group or with friends, Fraser Explorer Tours offer a fun and relaxing experience for all types of travellers, with a choice of accommodation styles to suit. All rooms have a private bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities.
Two days of guided Fraser Island adventure, courtesy pick-up and drop-off, return ferry transfers, all meals, accommodation at Eurong Beach Resort, National Park fees and fuel levies.
What you'll see
Your guide is a Fraser Island expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island. You'll explore some of
the most beautiful spots and listen to fascinating facts about the island's history, fauna and flora in airconditioned
comfort. Keep an eye out for Fraser’s most famous resident – our pure-bred dingos!
Central Station - admire the towering trees growing in nothing but sand and learn why Fraser Island was so valuable to the timber industry. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk and discover the ‘invisible creek’ silently flowing through the rainforest.
Pile Valley - walk through the subtropical rainforest to see the famous marine borer resistant Satinay Trees used line the banks of the Suez Canal and to rebuild the London Docks after World War II.
Lake McKenzie - relax on its white sandy beaches and swim in its crystal blue water.
Seventy-Five Mile Beach - hit Fraser Island’s sandy highway as you make your way north. Keen for a bird’s eye view or some amazing aerial photos? Join Air Fraser for a scenic joy-flight over the island (optional extra).
Eli Creek - wade through the shallow waters or float down stream, straight to the Coral Sea!
Maheno Shipwreck - view the famous rusting wreck that was once a luxury cruise liner, washed ashore in 1935 it is now a photographers paradise!
The Pinnacles Coloured Sands – be amazed by these spectacularly technicoloured sand cliffs and the Dreamtime tale of how they were formed.
Indian Head - climb to the top of this rocky headland for spectacular beach and ocean views. Look out for sharks, rays and turtles, even migrating humpback whales (July - November).
The Champagne Pools - slip in to this amazing natural jacuzzi formed by the crashing waves.
Lake Wabby - trek across Hammerstone Sandblow and be rewarded with a dip in this emerald lake.
At the end of the second day, board the 5.00pm ferry back to River Heads where our shuttle service will take you back to your accommodation (drop-off between 6.00pm and 7.00pm).
Hervey Bay is commonly considered the gateway to Fraser Island so it makes perfect sense to start your Fraser adventure from here. Your two day tour begins with a pick-up from your Hervey Bay accommodation (between 7.00am and 8.00am), or make your own way to our Ticket Hut in River Heads for check-in by 8.00am. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, turtles or the elusive dugong during your 30 minute cruise across the Great Sandy Marine Park.
Travelling with Infants
For bookings that includes infants (0-4 years old) you must call our Sales & Reservations team on 1800 372 737. All infants must be able to sit upright in a booster seat, booster seats are available to hire at $20 per infant and must be booked at the time of booking. If you they have their own booster seat they are more than welcome to bring it.
What to bring
Pack a day bag with swimmers, towel, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes or sandals, sunglasses, essential medication and don’t forget your camera. We do provide water, but a water bottle is always handy.
Eurong Beach Resort offers quad, triple, twin and single motel rooms or two bedroom apartments. Each room has a private ensuite, kitchenette, TV and private deck. The resort offers many facilities for guest use however, at the end of the day the best place to unwind is at the Beach Bar, otherwise you can go for a stroll and watch a magical sunset over the Pacific Ocean.
Don’t forget to bring a little bit of spending money along with you. There is a general store at Eurong Beach Resort where you can pick up a souvenir to remind you of your time on the world
famous Fraser Island!
If English is your second language, we have MP3 guides available in Spanish, Italian, German, Korean and Chinese. Just let our Sales and Reservations team know when you book. These can be picked up from the Ticket Hut with a small, refundable deposit of $20 per device.