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K'gari Explorer Day Tour ex Rainbow Beach

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

See the best of K'gari (Fraser Island) on a curated one 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, see 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. The Pinnacles Coloured Sands an learn about these radiant, cliff-like sand formations and the Indigenous Dreamtime stories that surround them. Get up close and experience the spectacular 72 shades of rare red, orange and yellow sands.

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.

✔ Full-Day guided 4WD coach Tour with expert commentary.
✔ Courtesy pick-up and drop off from select Rainbow Beach locations.
✔ Return ferry transfers.
✔ 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…

 


Itinerary

Day 1 : Day 1
Your guide is a K’gari expert with local knowledge and a passion for the island. On this adventurous day out, you'll drive across sand tracks to explore some of the most beautiful, natural spots and listen to fascinating facts about the island's history, flora and fauna. Our custom designed 4WD buses are airconditioned for your comfort and fitted with panoramic windows. - 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. - 75 Mile Beach -As you travel along this golden beach highway, you may spot dingoes, birds of prey flying above, or humpback whales, migrating down the coast (between July –October). - Eli Creek -Float gently down this tranquil, tree-lined creek with four million litres of fresh water flowing into the Pacific Ocean every hour. - Maheno Shipwreck -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. - The Pinnacles Coloured Sands –Learn about these radiant, cliff-like sand formations and the Indigenous Dreamtime stories that surround them. Get up close and experience the spectacular 72 shades of rare red, orange and yellow sands. At the end of the day, you’ll return to Rainbow Beach by approx 5-5.30pm.
Meals :Lunch


Pickups / Departures

Rainbow Beach: Tours depart Rainbow Beach (via Inskip Point). Check-in by 7.15am with tour departing at 7.45am. 

Self-Driving: Rainbow Beach is approximately 3 hours drive north of Brisbane. Meet your guide at the Shell Service Station, 36 Rainbow Beach Road for a prompt 7.45am departure.

Courtesy Transfers: Pick ups are scheduled from 7am-7.50am. If you require a courtesy transfer from select locations in Rainbow Beach, 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 ferry back to Rainbow Beach where we will take you back to your accommodation (drop-off between 5.00pm and 5.30pm).


Extras

Travelling with Infants

All infants must be able to sit upright in a booster seat. K'gari Explorer does not provide booster seats, so please bring along.

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 Explorer Day Tour Ex Rainbow Beach