Fraser Island tours
Located off Queensland’s coast, Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island stretching over 120kms. Known for its unique landscapes, sand dunes, stunning beaches, rainforests, natural scenery plus so much, you can understand why there is so many things to do on Fraser Island and the Fraser Coast. It’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia so enjoying a Fraser Island tour should be at the top of your must-do list!
Whether you’re a visitor or a local Queenslander looking to explore their own backyard, there are no shortage of Fraser Island tours and things to do on RedBalloon. These experiences are the best way to explore the island and its beautiful attractions like Lake McKenzie, 75 Mile Beach, Indian Head, Hervey Bay, the Cathedrals, Maheno Shipwreck plus so much more. From whale watching cruises to National Park tours, there are plenty of amazing things to do on Fraser Island that will let you explore everything that makes this region spectacular.
How to get to Fraser Island?
Depending on where you are travelling from there a few different options to getting to Fraser Island. However, as it is an Island, the best options are to get the Fraser Island ferry or barge from Hervey Bay (which can take cars too). Alternatively, if you’re up for an adventure, you can fly over to the island in a light aircraft. If you are travelling from Brisbane the best way is to drive then take the ferry with the overall trip taking roughly 6 hours. This drive offers amazing views and picturesque scenery so the time will fly past. It’s only a 3 hour drive to the Fraser Coast from Brisbane which is the perfect spot to stop for a break or overnight stay before continuing on to the island.
Things to do on Fraser Island from RedBalloon
There are plenty of amazing Fraser Island day tours and things to do available on RedBalloon. Whether you’re looking for an experience to enjoy with your loved one, family, friends or even the kids, the variety of activities on offer has something for everyone. Some of our top-selling things to do on Fraser Island include:
- Hervey Bay whale watching cruise: see wild humpback whales in their natural habitat on the Fraser Coast. As one of the best whale watching tours in Queensland, this cruise will get you up close to some of the most majestic creatures of the sea. Owner and skipper Peter Lynch brings his years of experience and knowledge to your tour and provides expert commentary.
- Fraser Island day tour with lunch: this tour offers up the best of Fraser Island from freshwater lakes to ancient rainforests in one action-packed eco adventure. You’ll visit the top attractions with a local guide, cool off in Lake McKenzie and travel between the beauty spots in a customised four-wheel-drive coach.
- 2 night Fraser Island adventure getaway for 2 people: visit the idyllic Fraser Island and become immersed in this World Heritage listed landscape; full of white sand beaches, pristine waterways and lush bushland. With this package you’ll enjoy all the comforts of resort accommodation while still getting a taste of adventure when you tour the island.
- Fraser Island 4WD off road adventure for 2 people: enjoy an action-packed day of four-wheel driving on world heritage Fraser Island and learn to confidently handle off road conditions. Beginning in Hervey Bay get off road ready on an intensive, purpose built 4WD course before hitting the wilderness on a private, self-drive 4WD adventure.
There are plenty of amazing Fraser Island attractions and experiences on offer at RedBalloon! Don’t know which one to pick? Don’t worry, you can always choose a gift voucher and decide later. A gift voucher can be used to purchase any experience or product on Fraser Island including any accommodation available on RedBalloon. Find out more about our gift vouchers.
If you’re visiting Fraser Island, we definitely recommend continuing your road trip or extending your holiday to explore the state’s capital city. With so many amazing things to do in Brisbane from fine dining restaurants to exhilarating driving experiences, you’ll be able to enjoy everything this sunny, vibrant city has to offer.
Discover these Fraser Island activities and plenty more experiences from the RedBalloon range of things to do in Queensland. You’ll never be short of things to do in the sunshine state with activities in Tropical North Queensland, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and plenty more destinations.