Day Away Trip

Day trips to beautiful Fraser Island...


From $139

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You don’t need a four-wheel-drive to spend quality time on Fraser Island. With a 'Day Away', you can literally laze the day away on Fraser’s western side.

Our 'Day Away' package from Hervey Bay includes:

  • Ferry transfers.
  • Day use of the resort facilities including the swimming pools, self-guided walking trails, and our tennis and volleyball courts.
  • Join a ranger-guided resort morning walk (check our What's On Guide for times and activities).
  • A delicious deckside lunch overlooking our inviting swimming pools.
  • We can arrange to pick you up and drop you at your accommodation in Hervey Bay, for just $10 per person.

What to expect:

Your 'Day Away' starts with your scenic cruise across the Great Sandy Strait (ferry departs at 0900) – and you can pick your return time at 2pm, 5pm or 8.30pm. On arrival you'll be met by a Kingfisher Bay Resort Ranger, who will explain the lay of the land and provide you with information about your day's activities.

The calm waters of the Great Sandy Strait are safe for the family to swim and fish. Plus there are optional water sports, stand-up paddle boards, guided canoe paddles or try a session on the Segways on the beach, for an additional cost. For the bigger kids there are tennis and volley ball courts - along with laser skirmish and archery sessions held during school holidays and weekends. The resort's Sand Bar restaurant also has two large swimming pools to keep you nice and cool during your visit. 

Please note: This day trip stays in and around the resort grounds and activities listed are tide and weather dependent; Kingfisher Bay Resort's Day Away package is not a tour and does not include a full day tour of Fraser Island. This package is available for guests who are not staying overnight at Kingfisher Bay Resort.
If you wish to book a day tour please check out tours departing ex Hervey Bay and Rainbow Beach.

^ Equipment is available for hire. Guests in wheelchairs or those with mobility issues should contact our team to discuss the best options for their visit (please note that F&B venues may change).

Adult: $69*

Child (4-14): $39*

*Conditions apply.  Activities are subject to weather conditions and times may vary.  Beverages are not included in the package unless specified.  Advertised rates are not available for groups.  Cancellations 24-48 hours prior to travel will incur a 50% cancellation fee and cancellations within 24 hours or no shows will be charged in full.

Fraser Island Day Away Brochure



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