Great Barrier Reef Lady Elliot Island
and Fraser Island Reef and Rainforest
Departs Hervey Bay 8.10am and 12.40pm daily
Take in two completely different types of islands on this fabulous island package deal. Lady Elliot Island is one of the best Great Barrier Reef islands with an extensive coral reef system surrounding the actual island. A fantastic location for snorkeling and scuba diving and also the best location to have an opportunity to see giant Manta Rays.
Fraser Island is the worlds largest sand island and one of the few places on earth where rainforest grows on sand. Learn about the 3,000+ year history of Fraser Island. Fraser Island is home to many freshwater lakes and some of the purest water on earth. Do the drive on the famous 75 mile beach, visit the Maheno Shipwreck and the islands famous pure strain dingoes. Relax in pure fresh water at Eli Creek that has taken over 100 years to filter through the sand.
Cost in ensuited Reef/ Unit/Standard accommodation
Adult Double/Twin $1359.00
Adult Triple Share $1294.00
Sole Occupancy 1 person $1688.00
Child (3 to 12) $507.00
Child rates are based on child sharing wth 2 adults
Extra nights per person
Sole Occupancy Lady Elliott $365.00 Fraser Island $210.00
Double/Twin Lady Elliott $298.00 Fraser Island $120.00
Triple Share Lady Elliott $298.00 Fraser Island $90.00
Child 3 to 12 Lady Elliott $77.00 Fraser Island $15.00
Flights ex Hervey Bay Day 1
8.10am and 12.40pm
Flights ex Lady Elliot Island Day 3
11.00am and 4.00pm
Package is not available during peak seasons
12th Dec ember 2016 to 17th January 2017
The ensuited Reef View rooms are used on Lady Elliot Island and Twin Share Resort Hotel room at Kingfisher Bay Resort.
What to Bring
Excess luggage must be left in Hervey Bay. maximum on plane is 10 kilograms per person. Clothes for 3 days, swimming costurme, sunglasses, hat, high factor sunblock, insect repellent, beach towel, good walking shoes in a small soft bag.
Return scenic flight ex Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island (10kilograms luggage max.
2 x nights accommodation in Reef View room
Full buffet dinner and breakfast
Combined glass guided glass bottom boat and snorkel tour
(1 x person per stay)
Snorkel equipment and lesson if required
Guided Island tours
Return transfers ex Hervey Bay to Kingfisher Bay Resort
Return airport transfers to/from Hervey Bay airport to River Heads
2x nights accommodation in Resort Hotel Room
Ranger Guided Fraser Island Beauty Spot Tour including lunch, refreshments and national park fees
Hot buffet breakfast daily
Variety of ranger guided walks and talks
Your adventure begins with a 35 minute scenic flight from
Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island where you will be met by an
island activity staff member. After collecting your snorkelling
gear you have the day at leisure to lounge on the beach or
snorkel the lagoon and coral gardens. Enjoy a buffet dinner before evening activities, which may include presentations in the education centre, games and turtle viewing (in season November to April).
This morning you can take an early morning snorkel or walk around the island before a full buffet breakfast on the deck overlooking the coral lagoon. Free activities today include a Reef Walking Tour (depending on the tides), Island Discovery and History walks, and combined Glass Bottom Boat Tour/Boat Snorkel. You can also try scuba diving. Equipment and complete instruction provided at the PADI Dive Shop (subject to additional cost and medical survey).
(Breakfast and Dinner)
Day 3 Lady Elliot Island to Fraser Island
After a full buffet breakfast and your return flight to Hervey Bay you meet the Kingfisher Bay courtesy coach at Hervey Bay airport for your transfer to River Heads to meet the marine transfer by vehicular barge to Kingfisher Bay resort. Once at the resort you have the afternoon to explore the resort. Join some of the ranger guided activities and talks, try your luck at fishing from the wharf or just relax at the pool. Each evening the resort offers ranger guided activities i.e spotlighting tours to see nocturnal wildlife, study the stars of the Southern Sky or attend a talk and slideshow about Fraser Islands Dingoes, which are some of the purest on the East Coast of Australia. (some walks and talks are free of charge and some have an additional charge).
Day 4 Fraser Island
Join the optional bird watching walk before enjoying a country style hot buffet breakfast at the Maheno restaurant. Join a full day 4WD tour of Fraser Island. Come and see Fraser Island's awesome sights of nature and paddle in the crystal clear blue water of Lake Mckenzie with its pure white sandy shores. Visit the lush rainforest at central station (one of the worlds rare locations rainforest grows on sand). Take in the silence of Wangoolbah Creek as it winds it way without a sound through tropical rainforest. You will love the giant Satinay trees of Pile Valley. Take your time to wander around the raised boardwalks and see the rare King Ferns. Enjoy the commentary of your rangers as they explain the islands aboriginal history, flora and fauna. Visit the Maheno Shipwreck on the famous 75 mile beach.
Day 5 Fraser Island to Hervey Bay
This morning enjoy a hot buffet style breakfast at the Maheno Restaurant. Transfers back to Hervey Bay depart at 7.50am - 10.30am - 2.00pm and 5.00pm daily and are around a 50 minute journey to cross the Great Sandy Straits. Tour ends at River Heads or Hervey Bay. Courtesy coach to Hervey Bay airport is available or you can end at accommodation in Hervey Bay.