Dingos 3 day Tag Along Fraser Island 4WD Tour


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Details

Highlights

  • Travel on Fraser Island in a convoy of 4X4 vehicles with other travellers
  • Visit's to the beautiful Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek and Champagne Pools
  • Learn how to 4x4 on the world's largest sandbar 
  • Camp just meters from the beach 

Inclusions

  • Lead driver guide taking you to Fraser Island's highlights
  • 4WD driver training on the beach
  • All your food for Fraser island (please inform us of any dietary requirements)
  • Fuel for 4x4s & all camping equipment (optional sleeping bag costs $10)
  • All camping permits, national park and vehicle permits
  • Return ferry transfer
  • Luggage storage and safety deposit at Dingos Resort
  • 2 nights camping on Fraser Island with toilets and showers

Itinerary

Compulsory briefing at Dingos Hostel at 5pm on the day before departure: The comprehensive briefing on the day before your tour will provide information to prepare you for this exciting journey. Here you will be placed into groups and have the opportunity to organise sleeping bag hire and special dietary requirements if required. You will also be taught how to drive safely on Fraser Island ready for your big adventure!

 

Day 1: Depart Rainbow Beach, Lake McKenzie

We begin with a morning brief at Dingos Resort where we cover the following: Pack cars, check equipment, Dingo’s safety, and driver briefing. at 9.30am we depart for Fraser Island. We drive approx 10 minutes to the barge (ferry) and board for our 10-minute barge crossing. Once we have arrived on the world's biggest sand island, we then drive for 1 hour to the Eurong resort along 75 Mile beach...Fraser Island's own highway with speed limits! There you can grab a coffee and chocolate croissant (own cost) for morning tea. From here is when the big adventure begins as we drive to the famous Lake McKenzie...arguably the most popular and picturesque highlight of Fraser! Here we stop for some lunch, and for some quality time to have a play in the amazingly clear waters with your new found friends! Around 3 pm we drive up the beach to our campsite, for an early dinner and some well-deserved drinks and fun!  

Meal(s) included: Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 2: Eli Creek, Maheno shipwreck, Indian head

Arise in the morning for a quick breakfast before we begin our busiest day on Fraser Island and head off to see Eli Creek, a beautifully clear creek perfect for a relaxing swim. Travelling north we then stop at Maheno shipwreck for some photos and short history lesson about this famous Fraser Island icon. Shortly after we travel up to Indian Head, Fraser Island's highest point. From here you may be lucky enough to see whales and sharks in the ocean before we travel to Champagne pools for a dip! We have lunch at either Maheno shipwreck or Champagne pools on Day 2 depending on time constraints, safety, and beauty! In the afternoon we travel back to camp for dinner and drinks  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3: Lake Wabby, Return to Rainbow Beach

Start with breakfast, before our cleaning and take down of our campsite. We then drive to the beginning of the Lake Wabby walk, where we walk through the sand dunes to this tropical paradise! Lunch follows our trip to Lake Wabby before we begin our drive down the beach heading back to the barge. 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.  

Meal(s) included: Breakfast, Lunch

 

 

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Pickups / Departures

All tours depart from Dingo's Backpackers Resort, 18 Spectrum Street, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581

Must attend a safety meeting the day before at 5pm in Dingos Bar.

Customers must be present no later than 7am on morning of departure.


Important Info

  • There is a compulsory fee of $15 for insurance that must be paid by everyone on the day of travel 
  • Optional sleeping bag hire is $10
  • Passengers must attend an orientation meeting the day before departure at 5:00pm in Dingos Resort
  • Cancellations and changes campsite within 72 hours of arrival date at Dingos.
  • ALL DRIVERS 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. If you don't meet these requirements you may still travel on the tour but will not be able to drive.

Booking Information:

When making an online booking, please select the start date of the tour on the calendar. If you are booking the Tour + 2 Nights accommodation, we will automatically book your accommodation for 1 night before the tour and amazingly night after. If you are booking the Tour + 3 Nights accommodation, we will normally book you 2 nights before the tour and well-deserved night. However, if you want 1 night before and 2 nights after, you can let us know in the "Notes about this booking" section that you will find at the checkout. If you have any questions about this, please send us an Enquiry and we will help you out!

Private Vehicle Hire:

Want to do your own thing and pick your itinerary? Why not check out our Private 4WD Vehicle Hire options where you can be in charge!

 

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