Full Day Fraser Island Lakes, Beaches and Rainforest Tour

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Fraser Island is nature at its awe-inspiring best, gathering together a remarkable collection of environments. Drive along the highway of sand on the Fraser Island beaches or explore the sandy tracks that lead through thick forest to secret lakes, hidden in subtropical rainforest

Full Day Fraser Island Lakes, Beaches and Rainforest Tour
From$279 aud

Group booking discount

Tour Highlights

  • Lake McKenzie or Lake Birrabeen
  • 4WD 75 mile Surf Beach
  • World Heritage Rain Forest
  • Walk Central Station
  • Freshwater Creeks
  • Unique Wildlife
  • Majestic Satinay Forest
  • Wanggoolba Creek
  • Govi Creek Estuary
  • Rainbow Coloured Sands
  • Eurong Beach Resort
  • Prehistoric King Fern

Tour Info

Code SR-01
  • Day Tour
Duration 1 Day
Price From $279


Vehicle Scenic Coach / 4WD
Suitability 5+ Years
Start Brisbane @ 06.45am
Finish Brisbane @ 06.00 pm

Depart Brisbane pass the Glass House Mountains and famous Steve Irwin Way for the Noosa River Ferry, Sunshine Coast (times permitting) and the Cooloola Beach Highway. Enjoy this 4WD along the surf beach and coloured hills of Double Island Point before arriving at Rainbow Beach.

A short break before 4WDing along the Inskip Point track to the sandy beaches where we board the ferry to Fraser Island. All tickets and National park fees have been arranged prior to your arrival. As we cruise across the bay, photo Fraser Island's west coast and Hervey Bay, and keep a look out for dolphins, turtles, dugong, sharks, eagles, sea birds and fish.

Arrive Fraser Island World Heritage National Park. Your local guide will give information and stories, both old and new, as you 4WD Fraser Island's 75 Mile Surf Beach with an eye out for dingoes, kangaroos and whales (in season). This journey will cover the southern tip of Fraser Island including Hook Point and cross as many as 8 Freshwater Creeks by 4WD.

Explore the world's largest rain forest growing in sand, Satinay and Kauri forests and Eco Boardwalk along famous Wanggoolba Creek at Central Station Rainforest.

Travel pass Pile Valley and Satinay Forest, and onto Lake McKenzie or Lake Birrabeen - Photo, swim or relax at Lake McKenzie's clear white sandy beaches.

Enjoy picnic lunch at the Lake or rain forest, cold drinks, fresh fruits.

Return via Eurong Beach Resort, 75 mile surf beach highway, Govi Creek and Dilli Village environmental Eco-Camp.

Photograph Double Island and coloured sands before boarding the ferry.

Break at Rainbow Beach or Noosa before the journey back to Brisbane.

Approximate Schedule

06:45 - depart Brisbane Transit Centre

09:00 - arrive Noosa (15 minutes own time)

09:15 - depart Noosa for Rainbow Beach (catch ferry and view Rainbow sands/beach)

11:00 - arrive at Rainbow (15 minutes own time)

11:15 - depart Rainbow Beach for Ferry

11:30 - arrive at Ferry

12:00 - depart Ferry for Central Station

12:45 - arrive central station for lunch(15 minute talk. 15 minute own time)

13:30 - depart central station for Lake McKenzie

13:50 - arrive at Lake McKenzie (45 minute swim/own time)

14:50 - depart Lake McKenzie for eastern surf beach via for Eurong Beach resort

15:30 - arrive eastern surf beach and make way to ferry

16:15 - board ferry for Rainbow Beach

16:45 - arrive Rainbow Beach (15 minutes own time)

17:00 - depart Rainbow Beach for Mobi Vics service station

19:00 - arrive Mobi Vics service station (15 minute own time)

19:15 - depart Mobi Vics service station for Brisbane Transit Centre

20:15 - arrive Brisbane Transit Centre


  • National Park fees, daily permits, ferry fees: Total +$30 per person per day payable on boarding by cash. ( it is not included in the tour price)
  • You are entering a tidal wilderness zone. 
  • The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary, vehicle and driver for any reason deemed necessary.
  • Default pick up  - Brisbane Transit Centre - Level 3 / Gate 36
  • Gold Coast pickup and return (+$100)  per person  Depart Gold Coast Transit Centre, 6am Beach Road Surfers Paradise - Return 9pm


  • Small group comfort for touring
  • State Authorized Expert Driver and Eco Guide with beach experience
  • Fresh picnic lunch, cold drinks & fresh fruits at lakes or rain forest
  • 75 mile beach drive along Fraser Island Beach highway
  • Return Transport to Rainbow Beach, Noosa or Brisbane



  • FREE Pick-up and Return from ANY of the following locations:
  • Depart Brisbane City 6.45am - Roma Street Transit Centre, Street Level - Bus stop 125 (opposite police station) - Return 6pm
  • Depart Caboolture 7.30am - BP Service Station Hwy - Return 6pm
  • Depart Caloundra 8.15am - Cooma Tce - Return 5pm
  • Depart Mooloolaba 8.30am - Mooloolaba Bowls Club, Brisbane Road - Return 5.15pm
  • Depart Noosa 9am - Noosa Information Centre - Return 3-5pm
  • Depart Gympie 10am - Matilda Road House Bruce Hwy - Return 3-4pm
  • Depart Rainbow Beach 11am - Surf Life Saving Club - Return 2-4pm


Gold Coast pickup and return (+$100)

  • Depart Gold Coast Transit Centre, 6am Beach Road Surfers Paradise - Return 9pm


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