Top ways to tour Fraser Island

Quick and easy trips that you can make to Fraser Island.

Located off the eastern coast of Australia is one of the country’s most picturesque and idyllic locations, Fraser Island. This World Heritage-listed destination is like paradise on Earth. Speckled with over 100 freshwater pools, sandy beaches and arresting cliff faces, the island spans over 123 kilometres in length, and is the largest sand island in the world.

Each year, this mecca for ecotourism and camping draws 380,000 visitors to its shores to explore its landscape, bask in its sunshine, revel in its beauty and spot a dingo, making it an unmissable trip no matter who you are or what your travel style may be.

Have a few days to spare? Make a side trip to Fraser Island with a tour; you won’t regret it.


The best ways to tour Fraser Island from nearby locations

The closest airport to Fraser Island is in Hervey Bay, so if you’re flying in and planning to stay on the island you may need to book a shuttle or hire a vehicle to get to the Fraser Island Ferry at River Heads Jetty, which will take you to the island.

It’s important to note that on the island there are no roads or public transport, so it’s best that you either join a tour. Alternatively, if you are planning on visiting independently, hire a 4WD to get around. For this reason, it’s popular for visitors to organise tours from nearby cities to Fraser Island for one to two days.

Fraser Island tours from Hervey Bay

One of the closest mainland suburbs to Fraser Island is Hervey Bay, making it a popular port of call for those seeking to book a day trip to the island.

Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach
Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach

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2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach
2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach

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3 Day 2 night Fraser Island 4WD self-drive guided (tag-along) tour
3 Day 2 night Fraser Island 4WD self-drive guided (tag-along) tour

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Fraser Island tours from Brisbane

In Brisbane with a couple of days to spare? A flight up to Hervey Bay only takes 50 minutes, though if you’d prefer to drive up there are plenty of tours that travel between the two locations.

3-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Brisbane
3-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Brisbane

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2-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Brisbane
2-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Brisbane

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Fraser Island tours from Noosa

Noosa is a decent jumping off point for a tour of Fraser Island. These tours all include return transfers.

Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach
Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach

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5-Day Fraser Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour
5-Day Fraser Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour

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Explore Fraser Island: 2-Day Grand 4WD Tour
Explore Fraser Island: 2-Day Grand 4WD Tour

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Fraser Island tours from Rainbow Beach

Beach hopping? Located just south of Fraser Island is Rainbow Beach, and if you’re feeling the need to do a bit of a beach crawl, a tour between the two should be right up your alley.

Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach
Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach

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3-Day Fraser Island Tour with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Rainbow Beach
3-Day Fraser Island Tour with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Rainbow Beach

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3Day/2Night Fraser Island Wilderness Camping 4WD Adventure
3Day/2Night Fraser Island Wilderness Camping 4WD Adventure

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Fraser Island tours from Kingfisher Bay Resort

Squeeze in a tour of Fraser Island during your stay at Kingfisher Bay Resort and see what all the fuss is about.

3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay
3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay

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The best Fraser Island tours, no matter your agenda

Whether you’re time-poor, eco-inclined or just want to jump into a 4WD adventure, these tours of Fraser Island are sure to suit your travel style.

Best Fraser Island day tours

These Fraser Island day tours prove that there’s a lot you can see even if you just have one day to spare.

Best Fraser Island two-day tours

Set up camp for a night and really get to know the island with these two-day tours.

2-Day Fraser Island Lake McKenzie Self-Guided Hike from Hervey Bay
2-Day Fraser Island Lake McKenzie Self-Guided Hike from Hervey Bay

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Fraser Island 2 person Getaway - 2 Days
Fraser Island 2 person Getaway - 2 Days

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2Day/1Night Fraser Island 4WD Adventure featuring accommodation @ The Beach House Hostel
2Day/1Night Fraser Island 4WD Adventure featuring accommodation @ The Beach House Hostel

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Best Fraser Island 4WD tours

Embark on an unforgettable adventure when you get off-road to really explore Fraser Island.

Get Offroad Ready: Fraser Island 4WD Course from Hervey Bay
Get Offroad Ready: Fraser Island 4WD Course from Hervey Bay

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Small-Group Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay Including Indian Head and Champagne Pools
Small-Group Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay Including Indian Head and Champagne Pools

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Fraser Island tours for seniors

Do as much or as little as you feel like on these tours that focus on the natural side of Fraser Island.

3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay
3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay

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Fraser Island: Beach and Aussie BBQ Cruise from Hervey Bay
Fraser Island: Beach and Aussie BBQ Cruise from Hervey Bay

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Fraser Island tours for backpackers

Get out and explore Fraser Island with these tours fit for the adventurous backpacker looking to get off the beaten path.

2-Day Fraser Island Lake McKenzie Self-Guided Hike from Hervey Bay
2-Day Fraser Island Lake McKenzie Self-Guided Hike from Hervey Bay

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Fraser Island 2 Day Eco Tour from Brisbane
Fraser Island 2 Day Eco Tour from Brisbane

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Fraser Island Tagalong tours

There really is no better way to see Fraser Island than in a 4WD. You can combine the ease of a guided tour with the thrill of driving your own in a tagalong tour.

2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Tour at Beach House from Hervey Bay
2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tag-Along Tour at Beach House from Hervey Bay

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Fraser Island dingo tours

Whales are not the only wildlife you can expect to see on Fraser Island. Keep your eyes peeled for dingos as you’re out exploring on these tours.

2-Day Fraser Island Tour from Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach
2-Day Fraser Island Tour from Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach

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Fraser Island by Boat from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Snorkelling
Fraser Island by Boat from Hervey Bay Including Kayaking and Snorkelling

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Best Fraser Island camping tours

Get away from it all and see another side of the island on these back-to-nature camping tours around Fraser Island.

Overnight Fraser Island Camping Safari from Brisbane
Overnight Fraser Island Camping Safari from Brisbane

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3-Day Fraser Island Hiking and 4WD Adventure from Hervey Bay
3-Day Fraser Island Hiking and 4WD Adventure from Hervey Bay

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Best Fraser Island ecotours

Fraser is not just about roughing it behind the wheel of a 4WD. See the softer side of the island with these ecotours.

3-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Sunshine Coast
3-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Sunshine Coast

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2-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Brisbane
2-Day Fraser Island ECO Tour - Ex Brisbane

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