Hervey Bay Whale Watching Cruise
Watch whales dive and play on a whale-watching cruise from Hervey Bay. Cruising in a catamaran specially designed for whale watching, enjoy encounters with majestic humpback whales from the viewing platform or underwater windows. Get more out of your wildlife encounter with experienced staff to guide you, and hear a detailed commentary about whales and their marine environment.ItineraryStep onto your specially designed whale-watching catamaran and set sail from Hervey Bay.Listen to an expert's commentary as you head out to sea and scan the water for whales. See whales in their natural environment from a choice of two vantage points. Watch from inside the boat through the underwater viewing windows, or head to the boat's unique outdoor platform for unforgettable views.Your air-conditioned catamaran is equipped with hydrophones so you can hear the whales sing, and the multilingual staff can provide whale information in six languages.Smaller kids keep busy with toys and activities provided on board, and you can take home a free whale-watching DVD.Enjoy tea and coffee with biscuits and cake on the trip out, and an antipasto platter to share on the return trip home. You can also buy drinks from the licensed bar (own expense).Whale sightings are guaranteed, so if you don't spot any whales you can enjoy a return Hervery Bay whale-watching cruise on a different day for free!Stop At: • Tasman Venture - Day Tours, Buccaneer Drive Great Sandy Straits Marina, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655 Australia
Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay
Spend an incredible day exploring the natural beauty of Fraser Island, seeing highlights such as Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Seventy-Five Mile Beach, the Pinnacles, and the Maheno shipwreck. The island is a natural treasure chest, with abundant animal and plant life on land, and dolphins, dugong, sharks and humpback whales offshore. You’ll experience the island’s best on a full day trip with an expert guide, with plenty of time to enjoy the pristine lakes, beaches, creeks and rainforest.After pickup at your hotel in Hervey Bay or meeting at Rivers Head, you’ll board the ferry to Fraser Island where you transfer to a comfortable four-wheel drive (4WD) air-conditioned coach. Your expert guide will share stories about the island's history, flora and fauna as you spend the day exploring the natural beauty of the World Heritage-listed island.You’ll travel first to Central Station where you’ll stroll along a boardwalk next to the crystal clear waters of Wanggoolba Creek that stream over white sand through a rainforest valley. Discover idyllic shady spots surrounded by ancient king ferns and towering ghost gum and pine trees.Next you’ll head to Lake McKenzie, a pristine gem with clear water and sandy white beaches. Note how soft your skin and hair feel after bathing in the fresh water of this picture perfect lake.Then you’ll drive along Seventy-Five Mile Beach, a sandy highway where you can spot birds of prey and humpback whales (migrating July – November). You also can choose to sign up for a 15-minute scenic flight over the island (own expense) while the coach continues down the beach and meets the plane when it lands. You’ll arrive at the spot where Eli Creek’s pours into the ocean. Follow your guide a short distance up the creek then float in the fast-moving water back to the beach. Reboard your coach for photo stops at your next two destinations: the iconic Maheno Shipwreck–which washed ashore during an out-of-se
2-Day Fraser Island Lake McKenzie Self-Guided Hike from Hervey Bay
Get away from the crowds and savor the serenity of camping and hiking at Lake McKenzie on an overnight stay at Fraser Island's famous lake. Start at Central Station, pass Wanggoolba Creek and Basin Lake en route to the lake, finishing on day two at Kingfisher Bay Resort. A great option for outdoors enthusiasts, this self-guided hiking tour includes return barge / 4WD transfers, full safety briefing, maps, itineraries, and camping gear for your small group, with a maximum of 6 people.Over the millennia, sand drifting from mainland Australia formed Fraser Island. Known as K’Gari—paradise—in the local Aboriginal language, the island boasts an incredibly diverse landscape with sandy beaches, giant sand dunes, lush rainforest and more than 100 lakes. Your Fraser Island hiking experience includes camping equipment such as a tent, hiking backpack and cooking gear, plus maps, itineraries, permits, and return 4WD and barge transfers that take you from Hervey Bay to the starting point on Fraser Island for the self-guided hike. You will receive a full safety briefing and information about what to expect on your Fraser Island hiking adventure. All you need to bring is your personal gear and food for your trip. The hiking trails call for a moderate level of fitness, so come prepared. Day 1: Hervey Bay to Fraser Island Your hiking adventure commences with a courtesy pick up from you accommodation, followed by a full safety briefing at our office in Urangan, Hervey Bay. After being briefed on what to expect, and checking you have all the required equipment, you will be transported by 4WD to the River Heads barge where you take the 1015am barge to Wanggoolba Creek to start your walk. See the crystal clear Wanggoolba Creek , Basin Lake and camp exclusively at Lake McKenzie hikers camp under the stars, enjoy the peace of the lake.Overnight: camping at Lake McKenzieDay 2: Fraser Island to Hervey Bay Wake up to a spectacular sunrise at the lake. After bre
3-Day Fraser Island Hiking and 4WD Adventure from Hervey Bay
Challenge a group of friends to get tough and show what your made of while you have a real adventure and experience Fraser Island’s diverse landscape! Seeing the best of Fraser’s spectacular towering rainforest, pristine freshwater lakes, amazing sand blows, and great views!Fraser Dingo 4WD Adventures provides all the information you need to get the best out of hiking on Fraser Island and is one of the only businesses that promotes overnight hiking on Fraser Island. Perfect for active people who love the outdoors, this Fraser Island adventure includes round-trip ferry tickets, return transportation to Fraser Island, camping gear, maps and itineraries for your small group, with a maximum of 6 people.Over the millennia, sand drifting from mainland Australia formed Fraser Island. Known as K’Gari—paradise—in the local Aboriginal language, the island boasts an incredibly diverse landscape with sandy beaches, giant sand dunes, lush rainforest and more than 100 lakes. Your Fraser Island hiking experience includes camping equipment such as a tent, hiking backpack and cooking gear, plus maps, itineraries, permits, and return 4WD and barge transfers that take you from Hervey Bay to the starting point on Fraser Island for the self-guided hike. You will receive a full safety briefing and information about what to expect on your Fraser Island hiking adventure. All you need to bring is your personal gear and food for your trip. The hiking trails call for a moderate level of fitness, so come prepared.Day 1: Hervey Bay to Fraser Island – Lake WabbyYour hiking adventure starts with a courtesy pick up from your accommodation followed by a full safety briefing and equipment check. Your driver will take you on a 4WD adventure from Hervey Bay to the eastern beach of Fraser Island. You will be dropped at the entrance to Lake Wabby, where you can enjoy a lunch stop, then by the afternoon your hiking adventure begins with an exciting 3km hike into Lake Wabby, where y
2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Tour at Beach House from Hervey Bay
Discover beautiful Fraser Island with a Fraser Dingo 2 Day Tagalong Tour and be part of a unique and unforgettable 4WD adventure! Take turns driving a 4WD in a tag-along led by our experienced and knowledgeable guide. Swim at pristine locations such as Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek and Lake Wabby. Stop for photo ops at the Maheno shipwreck and the Pinnacles on the Seventy-Five Mile Beach. With comfortable Beach House accommodation at night (with great food, dorms and hot showers!) it's the perfect balance between adventure and comfort!Discover Fraser Island with a Fraser Dingo Tagalong Tour and be part of a unique and unforgettable 4WD adventure!Do you want to drive a 4WD but would also like a guided tour? Do you want a 4WD adventure but not so keen on camping? Do you want a small group but still like to socialise? Get the best of both worlds with a Fraser Dingo Tagalong Tour, the perfect balance between adventure and comfort! Explore Fraser Island by day in our pink automatic 4WDs and enjoy the comfort of the accommodation at night (with great food, dorms and hot showers!).So, what is a Tagalong Tour?? This is where the lead 4WD is driven by our experienced and knowledgeable guide. The following 4WDs are driven by you guys, the customers that nominate to drive on the tour. You don’t need experience driving a 4WD, our thorough safety briefing and experienced guide will make sure you are ready for a once in a lifetime driving experience! Customers tell us it is the best thing they have done in Australia! You must be 21 or over to drive, but don’t worry if you are under 21, you can still come along as a passenger and experience the best 4WD adventure!2 Day Tagalong Tour (Departs Tuesday & Thursday): • Walk under the rainforest at Central Station, the heart of Fraser Island • 4WD on 75 Mile Beach to the Pinnacles (coloured sands) • Swim, splash or take a tube ride at Eli Creek • See the world renowned Maheno Shipwreck, great photo opportunity
2-Day Fraser Island Tour from Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach
Soak up the incredible natural beauty of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. You’ll walk scenic trails at Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, Pile Valley, and the Hammerstone Sandblow, and dip into sparkling waters at Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, Champagne Pools and Lake Wabby. Drive down Seventy-Five Mile Beach to the Pinnacles and Maheno shipwreck, staying overnight at a beach resort along the way. You'll travel with a knowledgeable local guide and have plenty of time for swimming and exploring as you experience Fraser Island’s treasures on this two-day tour.Named K’Gari (paradise) by the local Aborigines, Fraser Island is a place unlike any other. Created over the millennia from sand drifting off of mainland Australia, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and the only place where rainforest grows in sand. With more than 100 pristine freshwater lakes, numerous creeks, giant sand dunes and extensive rainforest, you’ll have plenty to explore on your 2-day trip. You’ll stay overnight at Eurong Beach Resort located on Seventy-Five Mile beach with apartment-style accommodation in a shared quad room. The resort has two swimming pools, two bars, and a cafe where you can relax after a day of exploring. One breakfast, two lunches and a dinner are included.
3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay
Experience the beauty of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island during a 3-day stay that includes a full-day sightseeing trip around the island. Travel by 4WD coach with an expert guide down Seventy-Five Mile Beach to Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck and Pinnacles. Then head inland to see Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, Pile Valley and Lake McKenzie. Swim, take scenic walks and stroll the beach during your tour and on your own. Includes accommodation at Kingfisher Bay beachside resort, ferry tickets, three meals and free time to relax at your leisure.Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island, formed through the millennia from sands drifting from the mainland. It’s a lovely place to explore, with dozens of sparkling freshwater lakes, creeks, beaches, rainforest and sand dunes making an incredibly diverse landscape. Enjoy two relaxing nights at Kingfisher Bay Resort in a comfortable air-conditioned room with a private deck overlooking the surrounding nature. The resort features several restaurants, swimming pools, a spa, walking trails, tennis courts and beaches on the Great Sandy Strait. Two breakfasts and one lunch are included.