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Fraser Island Tours
3 Days / 2 Nights

Dingos Fraser Island 4X4 Tag Along Tour

Rainbow Beach

5.0 (1 review)

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Inclusions

  • Travel on Fraser Island in a convoy of 4X4 vehicles with other travellers
  • Fuel for 4x4s
  • All camping equipment
  • All camping permits, national park and vehicle permits
  • Return ferry transfer from Rainbow Beach with your tour group
  • 4WD driver training on the beach
  • All 4x4s have iPod / MP3 adapter cables
  • Luggage storage and safety deposit at Rainbow Beach
  • Plenty of time at the stunning Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek and Champagne Pools
  • Additional site-seeing and flexible itinerary for Fraser Island
  • Camping just meters from the beach
  • All meals including 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners

Itinerary

Note: This flexible itinerary is very tidal dependant and is subject to change. Luckily our knowledgeable local guides are experts at navigating Fraser Island’s tides and terrain and make sure you have the best experience at any time of the year.

The Day Before Departure: 5pm Briefing at Freedom Rainbow Beach

The day before we meet at Freedom Rainbow Beach for a face to face briefing about our next few days on Fraser Island. We go over safety and emergency situations, as well as what to expect while you’re on the island. It’s also a good chance to meet the people you’ll be travelling with, and if you’ve forgotten to pack anything you get it from a store before you leave.

 Day 1: Depart Rainbow Beach, Lake McKenzie

We begin with a quick morning briefing at Freedom Rainbow Beach. At around 9:30, once the briefing is over, we set out for Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island!

Once we land on Fraser Island we do a quick 4x4 induction on the beach so you can get used to both the vehicles and what it’s like to drive on the island. We then speed along 75 mile beach towards Eurong Resort for morning tea. From here we head to the famous Lake McKenzie, known for it’s incredibly pure crystal clear waters surrounded by pure white sand. 

After spending some time cooling off with a swim or working on a tan we depart for Central Station for lunch. After lunch you’ll have some time to explore Central Station, a place rich with history enshrouded by a lush forest that’s home to the rare Giant Fern which can only be found in a few places around the world.

After lunch we head to our permanent campsite, just minutes from the beach. Here we’ll have an awesome BBQ dinner cooked by your guide as well as some time to relax before we turn in for the night.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

 Day 2: Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck, Indian Head

We wake up in the morning and set off for Eli Creek which is said to have some of the purest water in the world, taking over 100 years to filter through the sand. Here you can swim or float down the swiftly floating water before we depart for our next location the Maheno Shipwreck. 

At the Shipwreck you can explore the SS Maheno one of the world's first turbine-driven steam boats which crashed on Fraser in a cyclone over 80 years ago in 1935. 

We then set out to Indian Head, the highest point on Fraser Island, for some stunning panoramic ocean views. Through July to October, this is a great place to see whales, dolphins and more!

Then, if conditions are good, we’ll have the opportunity to head over to Champagne Pools. At the pools you can relax by the ocean in a natural jacuzzi caused by waves crashing over the volcanic rock that the pools are made of. We then travel back in the afternoon for dinner and drinks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 Day 3 : Lake Wabby, Return to Rainbow Beach

This morning we’ll be heading to Lake Wabby, a lake surrounded by natural bushland full of unique Australian wildlife that’s said to disappear and be engulfed by sand in the next 100 years. Lake Wabby is also Fraser Islands deepest lake, here you can relax and go for a swim or just explore Lake Wabby’s surrounding natural environment while you think about the amazing time you had.

After lunch, don’t be sad, but after checking out the sand dunes it’s time to check out of Fraser. We say our goodbyes to Fraser Island and leave Lake Wabby behind as we begin our drive down to the beach and back to the barge for boarding. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 


Pickups / Departures

All tours depart from Freedom Rainbow Beach, 18 Spectrum Street, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581

Must attend a safety meeting the day before at 5pm at Freedom Rainbow Beach.

Customers must be present no later than 7am on morning of departure.

The tour returns between 3pm and 4pm at Freedom Hostel – Rainbow Beach


Extras

Optional Extras:

  • Alcohol at own expense
  • ALCOHOL FOR THE TOUR MUST BE PURCHASED FROM THE BAR AFTER YOUR SAFETY BRIEFING. BYO
  • $15 sleeping bag hire

Compulsory Extras:

  • $20 insurance to be paid by everybody.

Important Information

    • Age Limit 18-35
  • Passengers must attend an orientation meeting the day before departure at 5pm at Freedom Rainbow Beach
  • Cancellations and changes are NOT permitted within 72 hours of arrival date at Freedom Rainbow Beach.
  • ALL DRIVERS MUST BE 21 or over with a FULL manual license. You must have held this license for a minimum of 1 year and you must have the license with you. If you do not meet these requirements you may still travel on the tour but will not be able to drive.

What to bring

  • If you have one, a smaller bad for 3 days/2 nights of clothing. free storage available in Rainbow
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Towel and swimmers
  • Camera
  • $2 coins for showers

Private Vehicle Hire:

Want to do your own thing and pick your own itinerary? Why not check out our Private 4WD Vehicle Hire options where you can be in charge!


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Freddie P 05 Dec 2019
I just want to write about the fraser Island 2 night tag along tour I just attended. I want to express how incredible the whole tour was and especially our tour guide Dan. Dan was amazing it was his first tour he was doing for dingos and he gave us the best experience. Not only was he very knowledgable but he was so involving and funny. He made the trip one to remember for the whole group. I wouod highly recommend this trip to everyone I meet on my travels. Definetly worth the monney and I wouldn't hesitate to do the whole thing again! Thank you Dan!
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