Fraser Island
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Our most recommended Fraser Island Viewing Points

  • Hervey Bay: Sunset Cruise to Great Sandy Marine Park

    1. Hervey Bay: Sunset Cruise to Great Sandy Marine Park

    Relax on a tranquil evening cruise from Hervey Bay into the Great Sandy Straits Marine Park. This is the perfect appetizer for your evening ahead. Nothing beats watching the sunset at sea and the experience of returning to the port at dusk. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne as you soak up the changing colors of the bay. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and other wildlife that frequent the Marine Park at dusk. Sit back, relax and enjoy the sunset. Early evening is a special time to be on the water as marine wildlife of the harbor comes out to play. You will find the peacefulness of the water perfectly reflecting the evening light, and the lights of Hervey Bay twinkling in the distance mesmerizing.

    Bought this as a fathers day present it’s a Great value trip. Very relaxing and loved the glass of bubbly whilst watching the sun go down. Some good music too! Definitely recommend. Nice crew too.

  • Remote Fraser Island Tour from Hervey Bay

    2. Remote Fraser Island Tour from Hervey Bay

    On this full-day excursion, you’ll cruise the Great Sandy Strait along the pristine shores of Fraser Island. Spot dolphins, turtles, dugongs, birds, and dingoes as you enjoy a light morning tea of tea, coffee, hot chocolate, slice, and biscuits. An amphibious watercraft will take you to the western side of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, driving right onto the beach to ensure you remain dry and comfortable. Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Wathumba Creek on a range of activities including snorkeling with turtles, kayaking, tubing, beach walks, or a sand dune climb. Following a delicious lunch served on the boat, the tour continues to Awinya or Bowarrady Creek. Enjoy the diverse natural surroundings and a variety of water activities. From mid-July to the end of October each year, be on the lookout for humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close and personal...

    Melanie, Lloyd, Jen and BJ were all very amazing and exceeded my families expectations. We booked the full day tour and a full day it was. Do not hesitate to book this tour. We saw whales, turtles, kayaked, went snorkelling and most importantly were very looked after by the crew who were passionate and organised.

  • Hervey Bay Champagne Sunset Sail

    3. Hervey Bay Champagne Sunset Sail

    A luxury yacht invites you to sit back and relax as you’re taken on this Champagne Sunset Sail. Soak up the panoramic views of Hervey Bay and World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. Watch a spectacular sunset cast shadows of amber and gold on the Great Sandy Strait. Enjoy a 90-minute sail along the calm waters of Hervey Bay and around Fraser Island. Choose your favorite drink from the sparkling wine, beer, wine and soft drinks available. Savor the delicious finger foods, and sit back, relax and unwind. The Blue Dolphin Marine Tours Champagne Sunset Sail provides the perfect setting for a magical sunset in a tropical paradise.

    We had a fantastic time aboard, great crew Peter and Cassie were very attentive and friendly and we had a stunning sunset to cap off the evening

  • From Hervey Bay: Fraser Island 2-Day Coach Tour

    4. From Hervey Bay: Fraser Island 2-Day Coach Tour

    Start your tour with pickup in Hervey Bay, the gateway to Fraser Island. Then relax on the 40-minute cruise across the Great Sandy Marine Park to the island. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and turtles. Explore some of the most beautiful spots as you listen to fascinating facts about the island’s history. Over the 2 days you’ll travel in in air-conditioned comfort between sites. Visit Central Station to admire the towering trees, and learn why Fraser Island was so valuable to the timber industry. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk and explore the subtropical rainforest in Pile Valley. Relax on the sandy beaches around Lake McKenzie, and as an optional extra, you can take a scenic flight over the island from here. Float down Eli Creek, and see the famous Maheno shipwreck. Be amazed by The Pinnacles colored sands and hear the Dreamtime tale of how they were formed. See the sp...

    Enjoyed the entire 2 day excursion. Warren was a excellent guide and very knowledgeable. Each place we visited was interesting. Appreciated being picked up at my accommodation. Highly recommend this tour.

  • Fraser Island 4-Hour Eco-Sailing Adventure

    5. Fraser Island 4-Hour Eco-Sailing Adventure

    Spend a morning exploring the Fraser Coast’s natural environment, discover playful marine life and create memories to last a lifetime. With more than 30 years’ experience, Blue Dolphin Marine Tours offers unbeatable marine and adventure tours in Queensland on a comfortable, multi-award-winning sailing vessel. On this 4-hour adventure you’ll cruise the calm waters of the Great Sandy Strait and explore the unspoiled west coast of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island and the pristine Pelican Bank. You’ll head to the heart of the dolphin playground and with a focus on discovering the abundant marine life, you’re likely to encounter pods of bottlenose dolphins, Australian humpback dolphins and even dugongs, fish and turtles. There will be ample time to swim in the inviting waters off Fraser Island or Pelican Bank, try out the boom net on the back of the boat, test your balance or simply re...

    Captain and deck hand were fantastic and full of information, cruise was lovely, great swimming spot and lovely food... my two daughters and I had a fantastic morning our !

  • From Rainbow Beach: Fraser Island Full-Day Coach Tour

    6. From Rainbow Beach: Fraser Island Full-Day Coach Tour

    Rainbow Beach is a perfect spot for a beach holiday and ideally situated next to the world’s largest sand island. Make the most of this exceptional location, with a day trip to the world-famous Fraser Island. Learn fascinating facts about the island’s history, and its fauna and flora. Then stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient king ferns, towering ghost gums, and pine trees. Continue to Lake McKenzie and swim in the crystal blue waters or relax on the sandy beaches. On arrival at Seventy-Five Mile Beach you can choose to take a flight over the island, or float down Eli Creek and enjoy the crystal clear freshwater. Visit the Maheno Shipwreck and be sure to snap some photos of the rusting wreck. You’ll also see The Pinnacles Coloured Sands in all their glory and learn how these formations were created. A lunch at Eurong Beach Resort provides an opportunity to...

    Had a really great trip to Fraser island with Kevin. He was friendly and very knowledgeable. Hoping to come back on another holiday and do the two day tour!

  • Hervey Bay: Sandy Strait Scenic and Wildlife Cruise

    7. Hervey Bay: Sandy Strait Scenic and Wildlife Cruise

    Cruise the pristine waters of the Great Sandy Straits, including destinations such as Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa and Garry's Anchorage. Departing from the Boat Club relax and wildlife spot as we cruise through the Great Sandy Straits to the famous Gary’s Anchorage, located approximately halfway to Tin Can Bay. Enjoy a light lunch on-board as we cruise through the anchorage. Experience the beauty of the Great Sandy Marine Park & Fraser Island, this pristine area of Mangroves, Sand Cliffs and sand flats wilderness is abound with sea and birdlife. Keep your eyes peeled for the famous Fraser Island dingos. Learn about some of the history of early settlers and logging of this historical region. The Great Sandy Strait, from Dayman Point - Sandy Point (near Hervey Bay) to Tin Can Bay in the south, is a Ramsar wetland of international importance. It has been declared a shorebir...

  • Fraser Island: 1-Night Pack-Free Camping Rainforest Eco-Hike

    8. Fraser Island: 1-Night Pack-Free Camping Rainforest Eco-Hike

    Day 1: 6.5 miles After pickup from accommodations in Urangan and a short briefing on your hikes, you will travel by barge to beautiful Fraser Island where your guide will transfer the group to the first part of the walk. Kick things off with a hike into Lake McKenzie, where you will break for lunch at the picnic area. Enjoy the picturesque white-sand beach and swim in the pristine, freshwater perched lake. After lunch, head into the central rainforest area. Along the way you will stop off at Basin Lake for a refreshing swim before hiking back to camp. Marvel at huge Satinay trees growing out of the pure sand in this rainforest wonderland. When you arrive back at your camp, your guide will have set up your camp and be waiting for you with wine and cheese. The guide will prepare your yummy dinner, which you can enjoy before falling asleep under the stars, in a comfortable...

  • Rainbow Beach Drive 4WD Tour from Noosa to Mooloolaba

    9. Rainbow Beach Drive 4WD Tour from Noosa to Mooloolaba

    Benefit from pickup at your accommodation, if located between Mooloolaba and Noosa, and then set off on a 6-hour off-road adventure to get stunning views of the golden the sands. Drive across a pristine stretch of white sand with stunning headland views all the way from Noosa to Double Island Point. Stop to admire the scenery of Great Sandy National Park, and take in the impressive views from the Double Island Point Lighthouse. Keep a look out for turtles, sharks, manta rays, and pods of dolphins in their natural environment, along with majestic humpback whales between June and October. Get exclusive access to the lighthouse to discover parts of the popular spot you might otherwise miss. Take photos of the dramatic Red Canyon and Coloured Sands, and watch a demonstration of the traditional techniques of the Aborigines. Go to a scenic picnic spot in Great Sandy National Park, where fri...

    Such a glorious adventure. Greg shared so much history of the area. The day from start to finish is jam packed with fun and adventure. Greg’s happy demeanour and great communication skills translates the local info perfectly. Truely had such an amazing day. It is a must do,highly recommend.

  • Fraser Island: 2 Night Coastal Sailing Charter with Meals

    10. Fraser Island: 2 Night Coastal Sailing Charter with Meals

    Meet your skipper at the Great Sandy Straits Marina in Hervey Bay, then hop onboard your luxury private sailing yacht. Get settled into your cabin, then enjoy an itinerary briefing as you set sail onto the glistening coast. Cruise towards the UNESCO listed Fraser Island, famous for its clear waters and white sandy beaches. Along the way, enjoy a stop at the scenic Round Island, Big Woody Island, or Pelican Bank.  Across the 2 night adventure, there’s plenty of time to sunbathe on deck, or cool off with a refreshing swim. Go snorkeling in search of colorful marine life, and watch the sunset across this magical landscape. The crew can also teach you how to sail too. Other highlights of the trip include a visit to Moon Point, Kingfisher Bay, or Wathumba Creek. On each day, enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner, served alongside epic views.

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What people are saying about Fraser Island

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 175 reviews

Melanie, Lloyd, Jen and BJ were all very amazing and exceeded my families expectations. We booked the full day tour and a full day it was. Do not hesitate to book this tour. We saw whales, turtles, kayaked, went snorkelling and most importantly were very looked after by the crew who were passionate and organised.

Bought this as a fathers day present it’s a Great value trip. Very relaxing and loved the glass of bubbly whilst watching the sun go down. Some good music too! Definitely recommend. Nice crew too.

Excellent value for money. Friendly and informative crew. Good variety of activities with heaps of whale action this time of year. We did have great weather for the trip which made it even better

Our Captain Phil and his leading hand Mitch were awesome. We were made to feel very welcome. The cruise was relaxed and informative. I will be recommending this to anyone visiting Hervey Bay

Fabulous and tranquil evening cruise! Staff are very friendly and helpful.