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Pippies Tag Along Camping Safari 3D/2N

FROM: $429
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3D
2N

Departure Times

Departs: Rainbow Beach 7:00am - Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat
Returns: Rainbow Beach 4:30pm - Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun & Mon

Pricing Options

RRP $469 $429 AUD per Person - Adult (Between: 31 Mar 2019 and 30 Mar 2020)
RRP $509 $449 AUD per Person - Adult + 2 nights accom (Between: 31 Mar 2019 and 30 Mar 2020)

Pippies offers the ultimate Australian Beach 4WD adventure!

  • Join a tag along tour with chance to drive on Fraser Island
  • Camping at Cathedrals on Fraser at permanent campsite
  • Amazing and unique experience on world's largest sand island
  • Visit Fraser's top destinations such as Champagne Pools, Eli Creek and Maheno Shipwreck

Looking for a Whitsundays combo deal including this tour?

Check out the most popular Pippies combos here: Whitsunday & Fraser Island Packages

The 3 Day Pippies Tag Along Camping Safari Fraser Island offers accommodation at a private campsite on Fraser Island, as well as hot showers fed by a natural spring, flushing toilets, nightly campfire, stereo and large undercover dining areas with solar lighting.  

Conveniently located just a short walk to the cafe, bottle shop or beach making stargazing at night a must. Pippies will take you to all of the highlights including Lake Mackenzie, Eli Creek, Indian Head and the Champagne Pools! 


Features

  • Camping at Cathedrals on Fraser Island
  • Sheltered campsite with permanent tents
  • Cooking, camping equipment & BBQ facilities
  • Hot showers and flushing toilets
  • Mobile device charging facilities
  • Try out sandboarding
  • Return barge from Fraser Island
  • All camping and cooking equipment
  • FREE Luggage storage
  • All meals included
  • Fuel for vehicles 
  • BYO Alcohol

You also have to option to upgrade your tour by adding on an extra 2 or 3 nights of accommodation at Pippies in Rainbow Beach!


Tag along with Pippies

Pippies Tag Along Camping Safari is a great opportunity to try your hand at driving on sand on the world's largest sand island. Race the tides as you drive along the sand highway before jumping on the inland tracks, making your way around the island! This tour has up to 4 vehicles per tour, with the lead driver in the front to guide you from one amazing destination to the next! 

Pippies on fraser, driving on the beach

Vehicles

  • Tag along vehicles are Toyota Land Cruiser, 80 series or 100 series 
  • Lead vehicle is Troop Carrier with 11 passengers, including tour guide
  • 4 vehicles per tour with a max of 34 guests

You can choose to drive or be a passenger in one of the tag-along vehicles or enjoy it as a passenger in the lead vehicle.

Cathedrals Campsite

During your tour with Pippies, you will get to enjoy camping on Fraser Island at our permanent campsite! Your permanently set up campsite is located at Cathedrals on Fraser and is the only campsite with a dingo-proof fence.  Your camp site offers amazing bathroom facilities with flushing toilets (no porta-loos) and natural spring water fed hot water showers.  Our 2 man tents are underneath a large covered area, which is ideal for both sun and rain protection! There is also a kitchen and dining area on site, which is also undercover. 

Pippies on fraser, camping cathedrals

At our campsite, you will get to experience Fraser Island at its best - out in the wilderness seeing everything up close and personal! 


Sample Itinerary

  • Lake McKenzie - relax and wade through the white silica sands and crystal clear fresh waters of this iconic Australian lake
  • Champagne Pools - take a refreshing dip in Queensland's most exciting natural bubble bath
  • Indian Head - marvel at the breathtaking views & spot humpback whales and other marine life migrating along the Fraser island coast
  • Eli Creek - float down through the forests of Fraser Islands most famous freshwater spring
  • Maheno Shipwreck - learn the fascinating history and enjoy the beauty of this historical Australian landmark
  • Central Station & Pile Valley Rainforest - gaze up at Frasers most ancient rainforest & learn about the areas unique ecosystem
  • Lake Wabby - take a dip in the island's deepest lake and stroll along the fringes of the epic Hammerstone Sandblow
  • The Pinnacles - walk amongst the island's brightest geological wonder, the coloured sands.

Day One
Take in the sights of the breathtaking 75 Mile beach, swim in the crystal clear waters of Lake Mackenzie and enjoy a freshly made lunch with your group, soak up the tranquillity at Central Station, Rainforests and to top it off spending that afternoon relaxing at Eurong Beach Resort.

Lake Mckenzie, Pippies on Fraser

Day Two
Start day two off by taking in more beautiful beaches at Indian Head, take a dip in the world famous Champagne pools, explore the mysterious Maheno shipwreck, see the amazing coloured sands of the Pinnacles and finish off with a relaxing afternoon at Eli Creek. Where the group is no more than 20 including guide guests are treated to a visit to Lake Allom to see its cute and abundant freshwater turtles.

eli creek

Day Three
Wake up for your last day in paradise! Another quick and simple breakfast before setting off to the final locations on your Fraser Island tour, Hammerstone Sandblow and Lake Wabby.  Upon arriving to the Lake Wabby entrance on the Eastern Beach, you'll do a 40-45 minute walk down a beautiful sand track, through the bush, and out onto the Hammerstone Sandblow. Located a short walk along the sand blow, Lake Wabby is the deepest lake on Fraser Island. So be sure to take a dip and chill next on its shores.

After our lunch on the beach, it is time to make your way back to the barge and Rainbow Beach. Arrive back at Pippies Beachhouse in Rainbow Beach between 1pm and 4:30pm. 

Need somewhere to park your Van? Pippies offer free storage while on tour.

Pippies on Fraser, Lake Wabby Dunes


Sample Menu

DAY 1

Lunch – Wraps with Ham, Beef or Tuna w Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, red onion, cheese & Condiments of Sweet chilli, Mustard or Mayo.

**Mexican Bean spread

Snack – Biscuits & Fruit

Dinner – 120g Angus Beef Pattie & Sausages on the BBQ with Green Beans, Garlic Potatoes & Onion Gravy.

** Falafel Pattie

food, fraser island

DAY 2

Breakfast – Pancakes with Maple Syrup, Muesli w Fruit or Toast w Spreads.

Lunch – Open Chicken Schnitzel Burger with Lettuce, tomato, sliced cheese, coleslaw & Beetroot.

**Moroccan Vegetable Burger

Snack – Biscuits & Fruit

Dinner – Bolognaise Sauce with Pasta, Parmesan & Garlic Bread.

** Chickpeas and Champignons

food, fraser island

DAY 3

Breakfast – Toast with Baked Beans, Muesli & Fruit

Lunch – Wraps with Beef, Ham or Tuna w Lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cheese & Condiments of Sweet chilli, Mustard or Mayo. 

**4 Bean mix spread.

Snack – Biscuits & Fruit

breakfast, food

** Vegetarian / Vegan Options


Depart / Return

Pick up: Rainbow Beach- Pippies Beachouse at 7:00am
Drop off: Rainbow Beach- Pippies Beachouse between 1:00pm-4:30pm
*Please note pick-up/return times, and sites visited are dependent on time constraints, weather and tidal conditions.

Rainbow beach, Departure point for Fraser, Pippies on Fraser


Important Information

  • All guests must attend a mandatory pre-tour briefing at 4:30pm the day prior to departure at Pippies Beachhouse
  • Drivers must be 21 years or over with a minimum of 12 months experience on an open licence. You must have your driver's license with you. 
  • Please note this tour may not be suitable if you have existing neck or back problems or are pregnant. Check with your agent to make sure this tour is suitable for you.

Extras

  • $10pp fuel levy to pay in cash on arrival  
  • Optional $10 Sleeping Bag Hire $3 Pillow Hire

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What To Bring

Day Pack for essential clothes, long sleeves for at night, towel & swimmers, hat & sunscreen, insect repellent, camera, personal torch (group lantern supplied in camp gear), sleeping bag (optional $10 to hire), personal water bottle, own alcohol

What's Included

  • 2 nights camping at Cathedrals on Fraser
  • Fully equipped amenities at the camp site
  • Try out sandboarding
  • All meals
  • Fuel for vehicles
  • Return barge from Fraser Island
  • All camping and cooking equipment
  • FREE Luggage storage

What's Extra

  • Optional $10 sleeping bag hire & $3 Pillow Hire
  • EXTRA $10pp fuel levy to pay in cash on arrival  
  • BYO Alcohol 
  • All guests must attend a mandatory pre-tour briefing at 4:30pm the day prior to departure at Pippies Beachhouse

Terms and Conditions

Please note this tour may not be suitable if you have existing neck or back problems or are pregnant. Check with your agent to make sure this tour is suitable for you.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. 
It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. 
We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel 
on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.

Cancellations

All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the trip. 
If the company has to cancel the trip (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. 
We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

Thank you for booking with Mr Travel. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.

"This trip was so much fun from start to finish! Dingos, shipwrecks, rainforest, freshwater springs, 4x4’s on the beach, and too many other things to list! Would do it all again tomorrow if I could. Awesome hostel in Hervey Bay, and really nice campsite right next to the beach on Fraser. Our guide Tony was fantastic, and showed us everything there is to see on the island. He and the rest of the staff at Palace made everything so incredibly easy and fun. All the equipment, the jeeps, the tents, the outdoor kitchen, and bathrooms, were all really well looked after. It is camping on Fraser, but with the covered tents, kitchen, tables, and toilets, you’re not far off from “glamping.” Would highly recommend heading out with these guys if you want a great experience on Fraser Island."
Michael
"We had the wonderful Denny who was super friendly and got on with the whole group. He was very knowledgeable about the island and managed to lead the group and get everyone excited without being patronising."
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