K'gari (Fraser Island) Camping Tours
Updated Fri 14 Jul 2023
Camping on K'gari (Fraser Island) is one of the best ways to experience the island's unique natural beauty. By day, you can explore the crystal-clear lakes, unspoiled beaches, and tropical rainforest trails and by night, enjoy the peace and quiet of camping under the stars. With so much fascinating wilderness and lots of incredible camping spots, there are endless opportunities for adventure here. Check out our top K'gari (Fraser Island) camping tours below!
The Best K'gari (Fraser Island) Camping Tours
If you're looking to camp on the world's largest sand island, a camping tour is a great way to try this epic experience! Camping requires lots of planning and preparation, as the island is very remote. You need camping permits, national park permits, supplies, and equipment, and you have to book your campsites in advance. A camping tour takes away all of the planning - everything is taken care of for you! Here is a list of our most popular camping tours where you can immerse yourself in the wilderness alongside a fun tour group and experienced local guide.
Short on time? This one-night tour is the perfect option for you! You will stay in the Base Camp in Dilli Village and have the option to choose from 1-4 person tents that suit your group. Sunrover Expeditions is suitable for people aged 4 years and over, making it the perfect family-friendly option.
Departing from Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, and Rainbow Beach, this tour is one of the only tours that allows you to begin in one location and end in another. So it's a super flexible option that suits all types of travellers. This is a fully guided tour, so sit back and enjoy the experience whilst your experienced tour guide takes the wheel!
With a minimum age limit of 15 years, this tour is great for backpackers and young adults. You can stay in a beach cabin accommodation, or upgrade to a glamping tent if you want a bit of luxury while you're camping. Drive hefty land cruisers across the K'gari landscape and enjoy delicious meals including an Aussie BBQ. With fishing rods, paddleboards, guitars, campsite games, and a didgeridoo provided, you'll have a super engaging cultural experience that provides fun as well as exploration!
Looking for a fun and social tour with a backpacker vibe? Pippies is a local favorite that offers tag-along options so you can sign up as a driver. Departing from Rainbow Beach, this tour includes all the island's highlights and offers a fun camping experience. You will camp at Pippies' privately-owned campsite located at Cathedrals on Fraser.
Complete with a dingo fence, flushing toilets, hot showers, an undercover dining area, and roomy 2-man tents, this beachfront campsite has everything you need for a gorgeous nature experience on K'gari (Fraser Island).
Island Expeditions offers another super fun and social camping experience! Suitable for travellers aged 18-35, this tag-along tour departs Noosa and provides plenty of adventure. Stay at a pre-set-up campsite right next to the beach in cozy tents that fit 2-4 people. Let the sound of the waves lull you into sleep so you have plenty of energy for all the exploring you'll do during the day!
After your amazing camping experience, this tour also includes the option to add accommodation at Nomads Noosa, a top-rated party hostel where you can get discounts on drinks and parties.
Another excellent camping tour option is the K'gari Safari Adventure Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach! Enjoy an action-packed itinerary that hits all the island's highlights and absorb the chill, relaxed vibe of this adventure tour. You'll stay at a private campsite near 75 Mile Beach, where the tents have real mattresses and fresh linens in addition to hot showers and flushing toilets. You can also add accommodation at Nomads Noosa to this tour if you want to continue the fun!
Departing daily from Rainbow Beach, this self-drive tour is perfect for the adventurous, fun-loving 18-35-year-old travellers. You will camp just meters from the Eastern Beach with a fun group of like-minded adventurers. The campsite is permanent, meaning there is no need to set up anything when you arrive!
There are two guests per tent, and toilets, showers, and a kitchen are available on-site. There is even a dingo fence to keep you and your belongings safe, and you can have campfires here which is a unique privilege on the highly-regulated K'gari (Fraser Island). Purchase firewood at Freedom Hostel in Rainbow Beach before your tour for $15 per bag if you wish!