Fraser Island and The Whitsunday Islands are two of the must see spots on the East Coast of Australia – with a 4×4 Fraser Island Tour and Whitsundays Sailing Adventure being top of many travellers bucket lists in the land down under.
So we’ve packaged together our favourite two trips to offer our Fraser Island and Whitsundays Deal!
You’ll cruise along the beaches of Fraser Island in a 4×4 visiting spots like Lake Mackenzie, Indian Head Lookout, the Maheno Shipwreck and Champagne Pools whilst enjoying your evenings camping under the stars.
On the Whitsundays you’ll sail around these stunning tropical island visiting Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet Lookout and snorkelling the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef – sleeping on board a catamaran and falling asleep to the sound of the ocean.
So what’s included in this Fraser Island and Whitsunday Island deal?
- 2 day, 2 night Whitsunday Sailing Adventure on Tongarra
- 3 day, 2 night Fraser Island Safari with Dingos
- 2 nights accommodation in Rainbow Beach (1 night pre and post trip)
It’s two of Australias best trips bundled together so you have more money to spend on the rest of your East Coast adventure!
Both trips can be booked fixed or open dated and travel between Rainbow Beach and Airlie Beach is NOT included – so it’s the perfect bolt on to your campervan hire or bus pass!
|Fraser Island Departs||Daily From Rainbow Beach (except December 23rd/25th/30th and 1st Jan)|
|Whitsundays Departs||Monday, Wednesday & Saturday from Airlie Beach|
You MUST attend the pre trip safety briefing @ 4pm, Dingos Hostel the night before your departure.
After loading up all the 4x4s and completing the driver briefing it’s time to head to Fraser Island, departing by 9:30am, where you’ll catch the ferry and begin your adventure! Cruise up the beach and inland through the jungle tracks to the stunning Lake Mackenzie. Make sure you’ve packed your GoPro and swim stuff! Around 3pm we drive up the beach to our campsite, for an early dinner and some well deserved drinks and fun!
Time for your first full day on Fraser Island! Highlights from the day include;
•Floating peacefully down Eli Creek
•Taking some awesome pics at the magnificent Maheno Shipwreck
•Stunning views across the coastline from Indian Head Lookout
•Coloured Sands and The Pinnacles
Your final day on the island! Wake up early to make the most of the last of your time by hiking through the rainforest tracks to Lake Wabby – the deepest lake on the island and the perfect spot for a morning swim. After checking out the surrounding sand dunes it’s time to make your way down the island to the ferry crossing.
Once back on the mainland we head back to the 4WD shed where you unpack and quickly clean the cars. We return to Dingos Resort between 3pm and 4pm
PLEASE NOTE; Exact itinerary will vary depending on weather and tides
- Hill Inlet Lookout
- Plenty of deck space
- Warm shower
- Freshly prepared meals
- Sleep under the stars
- Stable catamaran (ideal passengers concerned about seasickness)
- Flexible Schedule
- Experienced fun crew
- Snorkel the best locations in the Whitsundays
- Whitehaven Beach
- Loved within the backpacking community
We travel with the winds to places like…
- Whitehaven Beach
- Hill Inlet Lookout
- Langford Sandbar
- Mantaray Bay
- Blue Pearl Bay
Fraser Island Inclusions
Accommodation: 2 nights camping on Fraser Island
Cancellations NOT permitted within 7 days and changes are NOT permitted within 72 hours of arrival date at Dingos.
Driver Requirements: To drive on Fraser you MUST be 21 or over with a FULL manual license. You must have held this license for a minimum of 1 year and you must have the license with you.
All your food for Fraser island
Fuel for 4x4s all camping equipment (optional sleeping bag costs $10)
All camping permits, national park and vehicle permits
Return ferry transfer
4WD driver training on the beach
All 4x4s have iPod / MP3 adaptor cables
4x4s escorted onto ferry
Luggage storage and safety deposit
Optional Extras: $10 sleeping bag hire, Alcohol at own expense.
YOU MUST CHECK IN FOR YOUR FRASER TRIP AT DINGOS HOSTEL RECEPTION BEFORE YOU ATTEND YOUR SAFETY BRIEFING. Open date tickets please give 14 days notice to book. Bookings made within 7 days of departure may be placed on standby. Ph: 1800 111 126 or 07 5486 8222 or from outside AU: +61 7 5486 8222 Sleeping bag hire available for $10. $20 cash required upon check in at Dingos for duration of stay per person. ALL TRAVELLERS SHOULD ATTEND 4.30PM SAFETY BRIEFING THE DAY BEFORE TOUR DEPARTS – IF MORNING SAFETY BRIEFING IS REQUIRED ALL INFORMATION (DIETS+DRIVING) NEED TO BE PROVIDED WHEN BOOKING – please advise if you want to be with friends in the same car before 12pm the day of briefing in person!
Changes within 72 hours of your safety briefing are not permitted. Cancellations within 7 days are not permitted
Address: Dingo’s Adventure Resort, 20 Spectrum St, Rainbow Beach, Queensland. AGES 18-40 ONLY.
Reception opening hours winter 7am-5pm – summer 6.30am-7pm – please call if you need check in after 7pm Premier Bus arrival to arrange late check in!!!
INSURANCE INCLUDED FIREWOOD
INCLUDED AUX CABLE INCLUDED
- Fresh clean Linen
- Free use of snorkelling equipment
- All meals plus morning and afternoon snacks
- Tea and coffee
- We provide the eskies and you provide the ice
- Learn to sail and snorkel
What to bring:
Pack a small soft bag and include:
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, towel and a hat
- Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
- Underwater camera
- iPod with your favourite music
- Sleeping bag (if you wish to sleep under the stars)
- BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine please)
- A sense of fun and adventure
- BREAKFAST: Fresh breads, selection of honey, peanut butter, vegemite, jams, fresh fruit platter, muesli or cornflakes and tea or coffee
- LUNCH: Cold meats, cheese, tuna salad, garden salad, fresh bread/rolls/wraps
- DINNER: First Night: Herbed BBQ white fish on a bed of mashed potato served with coleslaw and Australian damper
- DINNER: Second Night: Tasty spaghetti bolognaise with garlic bread
- SNACKS: Fresh fruit, biscuits, cake selection, chips & dips.
Dietary Requirements: Please note we will substitute all main meals free of charge however we suggest those sufering from celiac disease supply their own snacks.
Please be advised a $15pp holiday surcharge for 24th and 31st December departures applies (payable on check in at ABC Travel only).
Open tickets MUST give 21 days’ notice to book.
All bookings MUST reconfirm 72hrs in prior to departure during office hours (9am-5pm). Ph: 1300 653 100 or 07 4940 2000. Transfers must give 72hrs notice. Please book at least 2 weeks in advance to avoid disappointment. Travel Insurance is highly recommended particularly during wet season (Jan-Apr). Cancellations within 21 days of departure will forfeit cost of trip.
Check in at Whitsunday Sailing Adventures 402 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (Opposite Fish D’Vine) from 9am-5pm on the day prior to travel or before 11am on day of departure. BYO Alcohol and drinks (no glass or red wine) LUGGAGE can be stored for just AU$5 per person. ONLY ZIPLESS BAGS will be accepted on-board. It is advised to bring a rain jacket during summer months (Jan – April) and warmer clothes during winter months (June-September). Departure day may change over the Christmas & New Year each year. Only zipless bags will be allowed on the vessel.
The total price includes the following local charges – Environmental Marine Charges – $10.50 ($3.50 per day), Queensland Parks and Wildlife – $1.74, Fuel Levy – $5 and Admin – $2.76 per person per trip
Dietary Requirements: Please note: Special dietary requirements other than straight vegetarian are subject to a surcharge of $12 per person and payable on check in
Telford Family Trust
Phone: 07 4940 2000