Fraser Island, located on the eastern coast of Australia is the world’s largest sand island and it sits off the coast of Queensland near Rainbow Beach and Hervey Bay - the two major departure points to the island.
If you're travelling to Fraser Island and can't decide on a tour, then you're in luck. Whether you're looking to book a guided tour, tag-along, or self-drive, we've got the full list of all tours on Fraser Island and which destinations they visit, so you won't miss any of Fraser's magical must-see sights!
Fraser Island, or K’gari, is a natural playground for adults and kids alike, with over 40 freshwater lakes, 7 types of rainforest, dozens of incredible lookouts and 75 miles of beach to traverse by way of 4wd, there isn’t a shortage of options for families on Fraser Island. Planning a trip to this world heritage listed destination may seem daunting at first, with so many options to get there-From self-driving and camping, to tours with resort accommodation and everything in between-But it doesn’t have to be! We’ve got everything to know before you start planning your perfect Fraser Island family holiday!
When it comes to Fraser Island tours there are plenty of adults-only options to choose from so you can look forward to letting your hair down, relaxing and having a good time without needing to watch over the little ones.
As an island, there is a short distance to travel to get to Fraser Island, but it has been made very easy with most tours now including ferry transfers and pick up and drop offs from your accommodation. These pick up locations are widespread - from Noosa, Hervey Bay and even the Sunshine Coast, depending on the tour, and will take you to either of the 2 ferry locations at Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach. Regular ferries run from these gateways to Fraser Island where you will begin your adventure! All you have to do is choose what tour to go on and where you want to depart!
Driving on Fraser Island is an experience unlike any other. There are several tours where you can take the opportunity to enjoy driving on the world's largest sand island. You must have a valid drivers license, and each tour has different criteria for drivers. Consult your tour or ask us to see if you're able to drive!
Visitors to Fraser Island can choose from day trips or overnight tours (including unique tag-along tours) that range from two to three days. If you’ve been doing your research you will know that there are many excellent options available but you may still be wondering if a day or an overnight tour is right for you and the differences between the two. Here is a brief overview of what you can expect when booking a day trip or overnight tour to Fraser Island.
If you want to visit Fraser Island, but you're short on time, a day trip might be the best choice for you. Day tours of the island generally start early in the morning and end in the evening, giving you a full day of exploring and sightseeing. Different tours have different itineraries that will visit a variety of destinations on the island.
Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island and is home to many beaches, plenty of fishing and loads of sightseeing at its many beautiful vantage points and lakes. Fraser Island has many beautiful destinations that are great for the whole family, with plenty of family tours available. Most locations are easily accessible by walking tracks, boardwalks and pathways, making it easy to make you way from one spot to the next.