Fraser Island and Reef Experience

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Apr 1, 2014 to Mar 31, 2015. View later Fraser Island and Reef Experience.

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  • 2013-04-01 - 2014-03-31

Discover heavenly Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef

Island-hop to some of Queensland's most idyllic beaches on this six-day East Coast adventure. From idyllic Hervey Bay to the rainforests, white beaches and lakes of Fraser Island and back again - spend time exploring rugged, untamed landscapes. Enjoy a sojourn to Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef to snorkel, scuba dive or take a boat tour. If that all sounds too strenuous, grab a book and relax on the beach. This short but fun-filled East Coast tour is guaranteed to leave sun-seekers feeling rejuvenated and craving more of the simple island life.

  • Feast on fresh fish and chips in Hervey Bay
  • Float down freshwater creeks on Fraser Island
  • Spot dolphins and stingrays at Indian Head
  • Explore eerie shipwrecks
  • Meander through Fraser Island's pristine rainforests
  • Take a Great Barrier Reef tour and eyeball a stingray
  • Experience a barbie in the bush
  • Snorkel over coral reefs on Lady Elliot Island

Fraser Island and Reef Experience Summary

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Day 1 Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay is known as the whale-watching capital of Australia - humpbacks spend time in this area during their annual migration north from Antartica.

Day 2 Fraser Island

The largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is an idyllic location with crystal-clear lakes, pristine rainforests and fabulous flora and fauna.

Day 3 Fraser Island/Hervey Bay

With kilometres of pristine beaches, fantastic weather and a lively social scene, Hervey Bay has something for everyone.

Days 4-5 Lady Elliot Island

Sitting at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island is renowned for excellent diving and snorkelling due to its clear waters and abundant marine life.

Day 6 Hervey Bay

Located on the beautiful Fraser Coast, Hervey Bay is about 300 km north of Brisbane.