Best food on Fraser Island
The eateries on Fraser Island may be few and far between, but that doesn’t mean the cuisine is lacking. For those nights when your camp chef is begging to take the night off, there’s a great little range of delicious fare to feast on as you watch the sun go down.
Nestled into the eloquent Kingfish Bay Resort, the signature Seabelle Restaurant is a must-do on your Fraser Island adventure. Curated by an award-winning culinary team, dig into an abundance of bush-tucker infused delights. The menu is crafted using a fusion of native ingredients with local and seasonal produce including freshly caught seafood. Boasting a thriving nursery, the culinary team hand-picks herbs and uses them to propel the dishes into ultimate flavour sensations. Their five-course degustation menu was recently named as one of Queensland’s Top 7 fine dining experiences in 2019, so make sure you give it a whirl!
The Sand Bar
Here’s another one nestled into the Kingfish Bay Resort: this stunning venue is unique thanks to its gorgeous bush location. Featuring a spacious deck overlooking the Great Sandy Strait, this is the ultimate true blue dining experience. Their casual dining menu features dishes like made-to-order pizza, fresh salads, burgers and other traditional fare, making it a great place to unwind and let the kids run amok in the adjacent swimming pools and gaming arcade. Open for lunch and dinner, this is a wonderful place to relax after a big day of exploring.
Sand & Wood
The Kingfish Bay Resort can do no wrong: Sand & Wood is another family favourite, set up with an island-inspired decor and atmosphere. Drawing on unique flavours from a range of cuisines including Asia, the Pacific and Modern Australia, the culinary team at Sand & Wood are at the top of their game. Centering around a shared platter concept, diners can expect to feast on a number of different delicious tapas or meals including East Indian pakoras, Korean fried chicken burgers and gourmet salads. The menu is designed to be mixed and matched, so there’s something for everyone here! You’ll overlook the main pool of the resort and a myriad of greenery, making it a wonderful place to start or end your day.
Located at Fraser Island Retreat in the whimsical Happy Valley, Satinay is a venue that can’t be missed. Located inside a grand timber building with extensive panoramic views of the surrounding forests, the venue features a large deck and breathtaking views of Fraser Island. Takeaway or dine-in options are available, and you can also grab a delicious takeaway coffee from the barista during the day.
McKenzie’s on 75
At the heart of the beautiful Eurong Resort, McKenzie’s on 75 is a great place to feast on a delicious breakfast. Featuring a hearty menu that includes all kinds of lunch and breakfast options, it’s a wonderful place to chill out with a cold beer in hand. The venue overlooks the main resort pool, as well as a 75" TV screen that plays live sports, and a pool table. From burgers to salads and pizza, it’s the ultimate no-frills venue that caters to the kids, too!