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K'gari 2 Day Tour ex Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay


Discover the best of K'gari (formerly Fraser Island) on a curated two-day 4WD coach adventure with local experts.

See the best of K'gari (Fraser Island) on a curated two-day adventure with local experts. Sit back and relax in our air-conditioned 4WD coach. See the island's iconic attractions like Lake McKenzie, 75 Mile Beach, Eli Creek and the Maheno shipwreck. PLUS, exclusive to multi-day tours, bathe in the Champagne Pools and hike across an ancient sand blow into the emerald green oasis of Lake Wabby.

This tour represents the BEST VALUE experience on K'gari!

To ensure a smooth pickup, please contact the K’gari Explorer Reservation Team at least two days before your tour and confirm the location and time.

Qld law states that all passengers must be suitably restrained including infants. Booster seats are required, if guests are unable to supply their own, K'gari Explorer Tours can assist. Please request at the time of booking. Infants under the age of 1 year are unable to travel on tours.

✔ Two-day accommodated tour
✔ Includes breakfast, lunches, transfers, and permits
✔ K'gari's most comprehensive itinerary
✔ UNESCO World Heritage-listed locations
✔ Award-winning touring team
✔ 2023 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice (fourth consecutive year) 
✔ FREE Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to departure

You’ll explore the world’s largest sand island from the comfort of a custom-built 4WD coach, as you learn about the ecology, wildlife, and history of this special place.

The local Butchulla custodians call the island “K’gari”, which means paradise, and once you arrive, you’ll soon see why…


Day 1 : Day 1 Hervey Bay to K'gari
Your two-day tour begins with a pick-up from select locations in Hervey Bay (between 7.00am and 8.00am), or make your own way to our Mainland Reception in River Heads for check-in by 8.30am. Ferry departure at 9.00am from River Heads to K’gari. Today we visit the: - Lake McKenzie (Boorangoora) –K'gari's most iconic, picture-perfect swimming spot! Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear blue fresh water and relax on the sandy white beaches. - Central Station -A former logging station that housed schools and shops for the bustling timber industry is now a tourist stop. Stroll along the Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk to discover the ancient King Ferns, towering Flooded Gums and Pine trees. - Pile Valley -Wander through the subtropical rainforest and marvel at the centuries-old Satinay trees and towering palms. Overnight accommodation in a standard hotel room at K’gari Beach Resort. Dinner at own expense. Itineraries are subject to change.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

Day 2 : Day 2 K'gari to Hervey Bay
Today we discover the ocean highway of 75-Mile Beach including a trek into the emerald green oasis of Lake Wabby. (Please note: this is a 4km return walk through bushland and across soft sands - a moderate fitness level is required. The Lake Wabby walk is an optional activity). Marvel at the rustic wreck of the Maheno, which washed ashore during an out-of-season cyclone in 1935. It’s one of K’gari’s most recognisable sites, swim in crystal-clear Eli Creek with ocean views, visit The Pinnacles Coloured Sands where you learn about local mythology, cruise past Indian Head, K'gari's most easterly point. Experience the natural rock pool jacuzzis at Champagne Pools plus time for an optional joy flight (own expense, subject to availability) with Air Fraser taking off right from the beach. Take the 5.00pm ferry back to Hervey Bay before being dropped at your accommodation (accommodation in Hervey Bay not included, at own cost) 6pm to 7pm. Itineraries are subject to change.
Meals :Lunch

Pickups / Departures

Hervey Bay: Pickup's start from 7am. Check-in by 8.30am with tour departing River Heads at 9am. 

Self-Driving: Hervey Bay is approximately 3 hours by car north of Brisbane, 2.5 hours north of Sunshine Coast and 1.5 hours north of Rainbow Beach. Check-in at our Mainland Reception in River Heads. On Google Maps, this will appear as 54 Ariadne St. After arriving at this location, a courtesy coach will provide transport to the ferry departure point, and you will arrive directly at Kingfisher Bay Resort and board our custom 4WD coach.

Secure Car Park Facilities: The secure facility is located adjacent to our River Heads Reception, fee's apply. Bookings are highly recommended and can be made directly with our Reservations Team at + 61 7 4194 9222 or 1800 372 737 (within Australia).

Courtesy Transfers: If you require a courtesy transfer from select locations in Hervey Bay, please enter your pick-up location at the time of booking.This must be requested at least 48 hours prior to departure. 

At the end of the second day, board the 5.00pm ferry back to River Heads where our shuttle service will take you back to your accommodation (drop-off between 6.00pm and 7.00pm).


Travelling with Infants

For bookings that includes infants (1-3 years old) you must call our Sales & Reservations team on 1800 372 737. All infants must be able to sit upright in a booster seat. K'gari Explorer does not provide booster seats, so please bring along.

Those travelling with a campervan can drive to River Heads Mainland Reception where they can receive a secure pin to gain access to the parking facilities. Bookings are recommended. 1 night rate is a $30 local payment.

Your accommodation

K'gari Beach Resort offers triple, twin and single hotel rooms. Each room has a private ensuite, TV and private deck. The resort offers many facilities for guest use however, at the end of the day the best place to unwind is at the McKenzie's on 75 bar & Bistro, otherwise you can go for a stroll and watch a magical sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

Top tip

Don’t forget to bring a little bit of spending money along with you. There is a general store at K'gari Beach Resort where you can pick up a souvenir to remind you of your time on the world famous K'gari!

If English is your second language, please down load our foreign language guide app. Our app provides expert commentary and fun facts about the world's largest sand island in audio and script formats and is available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Chinese. Down load our Foreign Language Guide App that can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store prior to arrival.

Extra information

Our 4WD coaches have been specifically designed to navigate the sandy tracks and unique terrain found on K'gari. They are air-conditioned, have panoramic windows and are capable of carrying 40 passengers. 

Advice for pregnant travellers and peope with medical conditions. As this tour is off-road on sand tracks and conditions can be rough at times, we advise all pregnant travellers and people with medical conditions to seek medical advice before booking this tour.

Children over the age of one are welcome on all of our tours. If your child is under the age of eight, please provide them with a car seat. If you do not have a car seat, please call the Reservations Team before booking.

Qld law states that all passengers must be suitably restrained including infants.

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K'gari 2 Day Tour Ex Hervey Bay