Hervey Bay is a 3½ hour drive north of Brisbane, on the east coast travellers route between Sydney and Cairns. Oz Experience or any of the major coach operators have daily transfers to and from Hervey Bay. Also accessible via rail and direct flights from Brisbane and Sydney.

The Sunshine Coast is approximately 2½ hours drive south of Hervey Bay and 2 hours south of Rainbow Beach. COACH PICK-UP / DROP OFF TIMES
Courtesy coach transfers are available from your commercial accommodation. Approximate pick up and drop off times are listed below, with specific times for each location to be confirmed at the time of booking.

Hervey Bay: pick ups from 7.20 - 8.10am / drop off next day from 5.00 - 5.30pm.

Rainbow Beach: pick ups from 7.00 - 7.20am / drop off next day from 4.30 - 5.00pm. Please note this location is affected by severe tidal changes and pick-up times are varied accordingly. Please reconfirm your pick-up time prior to your tour departure date.

Fraser Explorer Tours

From $0 AUD (Australian Dollars)

Always wanted to see Fraser Island but don't have a four-wheel drive?

We take you on a fun-filled adventure to see the very best!

Just imagine... swimming in fresh-water lakes, bright as jewels ringed by white sandy beaches, walking through tall ancient rainforest growing in sand, four-wheel driving along a beach flanked by strikingly coloured sand cliffs to find a ship wreck.

Fraser Explorer Tours offer a fun and relaxing experience for all types of travellers - singles, couples, families and small groups, with a choice of accommodation styles to suit. All rooms have a private bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities.

Day Tours depart daily from Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach. 2 Day tours departs daily from Hervey Bay and Rainbow

Don't just imagine... join a Fraser Explorer Tour and discover the best of this World Heritage wonder!

Fraser Explorer Tours are operated by the Kingfisher Bay Resort Group, which also incorporates Kingfisher Bay Resort, Eurong Beach Resort and Fraser Island Cool Dingo Tours. The Kingfisher Bay Resort Group provides a diverse range of tours and accommodation for families, couples, solo travellers and groups to experience the best of Fraser Island. Packages are available with transfers from Brisbane, Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay.

Opening hours

Reservations: 0700 - 1900 hours


Tour itinerary may change due to tides and weather conditions.

• Bookings cancelled more than 48 hrs prior to departure will incur no cancellation fee.
• Bookings cancelled between 24 - 48 hrs prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
• Bookings cancelled less than 24 hrs prior to departure or failure to board the tour will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

Non utilised components not refunded.


Best Tour Operator Fraser Coast South Burnett Regional Tourism Awards 2008, 2009, 2010