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Great Fraser Island Walk

8 Days  |  Departing Saturday 16th July 2022 and returning Saturday 23rd July 2022

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Explore the worlds largest sand island on foot

Highlights

Free afternoon to explore Hervey Bay
Walk the iconic 90km K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk pack free
View amazing scenery including towering rainforest, crystal-clear lakes, coloured sands and vast sand dunes.
Visit iconic sites such as Lake McKenzie, Wanggoolba Creek, Lake Wabby and Central Station.
View ever-changing landscapes including coastal heathland, mangrove forest, woodland and subtropical rainforest.
Full day Fraser Island Tour visiting 75-Mile Beach, Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck, The Pinnacles, Champagne Pools and Indian Head.
See native flora and fauna in their natural habitat including the islands famous dingoes


 


 

Inclusions

Personally Escorted by an experienced Sisterhood Hostess 
Return Flights to Hervey Bay including luggage ex Melbourne (other cities available upon request)
Accommodation with private facilities
​All Meals as detailed in Itinerary
All Transfers
Luggage Transport (pack free walking)
Worry-free navigation with comprehensive track notes, maps, map case, insulated lunch bag & info pack
National Park Admission
Room Sharing Option
​Meet and Greet prior to Departure (subject to minimum numbers)

Notice

 The Fraser Island great walk is mostly moderate to easy going. Full day walks average about 17km with 5-7 hours walking each day. The walking is over mostly flat, well-walked paths and bush tracks.  A good level of fitness is required for this tour.  

COVID-19 NOTICE

The itinerary is subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Should social distancing measures remain in place, Sisterhood Womens Travel will adapt our itinerary accordingly. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Saturday 16 July 2022

Melbourne - Hervey Bay

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel.  Meet your Tour Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Aiport for your flight to Hervey Bay.  The afternoon is free to take a stroll along Hervey Bay's picturesque Esplanade and take in the sights.

Overnight : Beach Motel Hervey Bay (or similar)

Day 2 - Sunday 17 July 2022

Hervey Bay - Fraser Island (B,L)

An early start after breakfast in a local cafe with a transfer to ferry terminal. 

Cruise via ferry over to the island. The walking on the Fraser Island Great walk commences at stunning Lake McKenzie and continues via Basin Lake and Central Station all the way across to Eurong Beach.

Walking: Easy to Moderate / 16km / 6 Hrs

Overnight: Eurong Beach Resort in ensuite rooms (or similar)

Day 3 - Monday 18 July 2022

Fraser Island (B,L)

This section of the Fraser Island Great Walk track includes Lake Wabby, a fabulous place for a swim. Then onwards to One Tree Rocks and Hammerstone Sandblow. Fraser Island is a bird lover’s paradise with over 240 species recorded in the area. The final stretch is along the 75-mile beach back to Eurong.

Walking: Moderate / 18km / 6–7 Hrs

Overnight: Eurong Beach Resort in ensuite rooms (or similar)

Day 4 - Tuesday 19 July 2022

Fraser Island (B,L)

A rest day today with a  Full Day Beach Tour (tide permitting)  

The full day tour includes: 

75-Mile Beach - Fraser Island’s beach highway, Eli Creek - wade through the shallow waters or float downstream towards the Coral Sea, Maheno Shipwreck - see the famous rustic ruins that were once a luxury cruise liner. Washed ashore in 1935, it is now a photographer's paradise. The Pinnacles - be amazed by these spectacularly technicoloured sand cliffs and the Dreamtime tale of how they were formed, Champagne Pools - Fraser Island’s very own, unique and natural Jacuzzi and Indian Head - the Island’s most easterly point that offers magnificent views of the surrounding ocean and beaches. 

Overnight: Eurong Beach Resort in ensuite rooms (or similar)

Day 5 - Wednesday 20 July 2022

Fraser Island (B,L)

The Fraser Island Great Walk is diverse and no more so than today as we head through the Valley of the Giants where you’ll see massive trees with huge buttressed roots. Marvel at giant satinays and tallowwood trees. Note: on many days on this Fraser Island Great walk you’ll see an extraordinary array of buttress-rooted trees, strangler figs, rare primitive cycads and huge satinays.

Walking: Easy to Moderate / 16km / 7 Hrs

Overnight: Eurong Beach Resort in ensuite rooms (or similar)
 

Day 6 - Thursday 21 July 2022

Fraser Island (B,L)

Today begins with a drive down the 75-mile beach to the small settlement of Dilli Village. Hike via Lakes Boomanjin, Benaroon and Birrabeen to Central Station.

Walking: Moderate / 21kms / 7–8 hrs

Overnight: Kingfisher Bay Resort Hotel in ensuite rooms (or similar)

Day 7 - Friday 22 July 2022

Fraser Island (B,L)

Today is a more relaxing day, with a drive to Lake McKenzie. Spend some time swimming before walking back to the resort via McKenzie’s Jetty observing historic relics of the commando school. Today we deviate from the Fraser Island Great walk to find our way to Kingfisher Bay Resort via the historic old Tramline track.

Walking: Easy to Moderate / 16km / 5 Hrs

Overnight: Kingfisher Bay Resort Hotel in ensuite rooms (or similar)

Day 8 - Saturday 23 July 2022

Fraser Island - Hervey Bay - Home (B)

This morning after breakfast we take the ferry mid morning back to Hervey Bay and transfer to the airport for our flight home arriving late afternoon.  Thank you for travelling with Sisterhood Womens Travel and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next adventure.

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