Kingfisher Bay Resort - Fraser Island Accommodation

Ferry & Barges

KINGFISHER FERRY SERVICE

Kingfisher Ferry has 6 services to the resort each day from River Heads and return. This ferry has seating for 220 passengers on two decks with a fully licensed bar and snack food available. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes. NOTE: Unless specified, ferry costs are not included in your resort room rate.

KINGFISHER PASSENGER AND VEHICLE FERRY CHECK IN LOCATION

Location: Kingfisher Bay Mainland Reception
Address: Shop 7/54, River Heads Shopping Village, River Heads Road, River Heads, Queensland 4655. (Note: River Heads Road becomes Ariadne Street at the Shopping Village)

Guests are advised to arrive at the mainland reception 40 minutes prior to ferry departure for check in. A courtesy shuttle from the Mainland Reception to ferry will leave 10 minutes prior to ferry departure time.

Pre-booking passenger ferry or vehicle ferry transfers is recommended.

KINGFISHER FERRY TRANSFER TIMETABLE
Departs River Heads 6:45 9:00 12:30 15:30 18:45 **21:30
Departs Kingfisher Bay Resort Jetty 7:50# 10:30 14:00 17:00 20:30 **23:00

 

**Please note:  The 21.30 ex River Heads and the 23.00 ex Kingfisher will not operate during February and March. The service will resume during peak periods.  

#Please check ferry times carefully before booking airfares and allow enough travelling time.  The travelling time across the Great Sandy Strait is 50 minutes and it is approximately 15 minutes from River Heads to the airport. If you are using our portering service, please allow extra time to identify and collect your bags.

FRASER ISLAND BARGES SERVICE

Fraser Island Barges run daily services to Wanggoolba Creek from River Heads. The journey is approximately 30 minutes.

Daily barge transfers are also available from Inskip Point at Rainbow Beach between dawn and dusk, landing at the most Southern tip of Fraser, Hook Point. Crossing time from Inskip Point takes approximately 10 minutes.

All transfers time are subject to changes without advance notice. Please check with reservations at the time of booking for the current schedule.

RIVER HEADS TO WANGGOOLBA CREEK

Departs River Heads 08:30 10:15^ 16:00
Departs Wanggoolba Creek 09:00 15:00^ 17:00





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The 1500 service ex Wanggoolba Creek to River Heads will no longer run daily, however services will resume during peak periods.  

Guests with existing bookings will be contacted and their bookings moved to other services.


INSKIP POINT TO HOOK POINT

Departs Inskip Point On demand between dawn and dusk.
Departs Hook Point On demand between dawn and dusk.

Additional Info

Our Eco Philosophy

We believe in: "Ecologically sustainable tourism that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation".
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About Fraser Island

Stretching over 123 kilometres along the southern coast of Queensland, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world.
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