Fraser Coast Explorer – Lady Musgrave Island – Fraser Island
Staying at the Burnett Riverside Hotel & Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island
5 – 11 March 2021
Explore Bundaberg & Bargara, visit Lady Musgrave Island, and then the jewel in the crown, Fraser Island including Central Station, Lake McKenzie, 75 Mile Beach, Eli Creek, the Maheno Shipwreck and more.
Twin / Double $2675.00
Departing the Brisbane Transit Centre at 7:00 AM we travel north picking up passengers along the way through the Sunshine Coast before stopping in Gympie for a welcome morning tea. —- Moving on, we continue our journey through the cane fields to arrive in Childers for lunch.
After having a look around Childers we continue on to Bundaberg for a visit to the Bert Hinkler Museum before checking in to our accommodation for the next 3 nights
Early start this morning a we set of on our excursion to Lady Musgrave Island on the Sea Empress. With morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on board we won’t go hungry today. On the island guides will take us for a walk to explore the island. Bring your swimmers … there will be plenty of time for a swim to view the reef as well as in the glass bottom boats.
Time for a leisurely buffet breakfast this morning as we spend today in Bundy … visiting the iconic Bundaberg Rum Distillery for a guided tour (and taste), The Barrell- home of Ginger Beer to name just a couple of attractions, plus a guided tour of the city.
Today we say farewell to Bundaberg and travel to Hervey Bay, arriving in time for a look around before enjoying our lunch at the Marina Boat Club.
We then travel to River Heads & board the ferry to Fraser Island where we will be transferred to the Kingfisher Resort.
After settling into our accommodation, we will join our group once again at the Sunset Bar for “Sunset drinks”( one complimentary drink from a selection of beers, wine & soft drink)
Dinner tonight will be in the Sand Bar Bistro.
After a Buffet Breakfast, we depart on our Fraser Island Beautify Spots Tour. On this full day of adventure seeing all the iconic Fraser Island sights, we will visit the top natural attractions and cool off in watering holes – all from the air-conditioned comfort of custom-designed, four-wheel-drive coaches.
- Gorgeous Lake McKenzie.
- Central Station and Wanggoolba Creek.
- Pile Valley’s awe-inspiring Satinay and Brush Box forests.
- 75 Mile Beach’s famous highway.
- The Maheno shipwreck and the coloured sands of The Pinnacles.
- The relaxing fresh waters of Eli Creek.
This tour includes a sumptuous buffet lunch at Eurong Beach Resort and refreshments, so all you need to pack is your sunscreen, swimwear, camera and sense of adventure!
Dinner tonight will once again be in the Sand Bar Bistro
With a hearty breakfast tucked away .. we get ready for an exciting day where we will cruise along the western coast of Fraser Island, and explore the remarkable sights of the UNESCO-awarded Great Sandy Biosphere.
Our local skipper and Resort Ranger will showcase the remarkable, untouched landscapes, offering guided walks and talks as you explore this idyllic natural paradise. Sharing their expert knowledge, our crew will help you spot marine life along the way, including turtles, dugongs and dolphins, plus a range of coastal and migratory birds. Wander along the wondrous white sands, learn about this pristine environment and take the opportunity to swim through crystal-clear waterways, on this surreal eco adventure. We then return for a hearty lunch back at the Resort.
Time now for a rest beside the pool or choose to go for a stroll before we are joined by one of the rangers for a Bush Tucker talk and taste – then a special dinner tonight in the Seabelle Restaurant
After breakfast – (no need to rush this morning) — we are transferred to the ferry for the journey back to the mainland.
Boarding our coach, we travel to Maryborough for a visit and lunch before commencing our journey home.
We arrive home after an unforgettable week on the Fraser Coast with lots of memories (and photos) of this beautiful region.
All itineraries are subject to change due to occasional restrictions in opening times or days of some attractions. We cannot be held responsible for any changes due to closures or inclement weather.
- 3 Nights @ Burnett Riverside Hotel
- 3 Nights @ Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Isl
- Full Breakfast x 6
- Lunch x 7
- Dinners x 6
- Guided Tour on Lady Musgrave & Fraser Isl
- Ferry transfer to / from Kingfisher Bay Resort
- All entrance fees to attractions
- Visit Hinkler Hall of Aviation inc Hinkler House
- Visit the Botanical Gardens
- Full Day Cruise to Lady Musgrave Isl inc M/T, Lunch & A/T, Guided tour of the Island, Glass bottom boat viewing of the Reef, plus more.
- Tour of the Bundaberg Rum Distillery
- Visit “The Barrel” – Bundaberg Brewing Co
- Guided tour of Bundaberg
- Bush Tucker Talk on Fraser Isl
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Coolum Tours and Travel
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