Get a sun, sea, and sand double deal! Explore two famous Aussie icons, Fraser Island and the Whitsundays. Get the chance to chill out on Whitehaven Beach, see stunning views at Hill Inlet Lookout and Snorkelling around the clear Whitsundays waters. On Fraser Island you'll be able to explore the worlds largest sand island. Relax at Lake McKenzie, journey through ancient rainforests and maybe even spot a dingo or two!
Why You'll Love It
Day 1 : Depart Rainbow Beach, Lake McKenzie
We begin with a morning brief at Freedom Hostels Rainbow Beach 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 amazing clear waters with your new found friends! Around 3pm 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 camp site. 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 Freedom Rainbow between 3pm and 4pm.
Meal(s) included : Breakfast, Lunch
Thundercat 1 Day Tour
You will depart Abell Point Marina at 9am and travel to Tongue bay for a once in a lifetime experience on Whitehaven Beach and a guided bush walk to Hill Inlet look out. Enjoy fresh home made baking for morning tea followed by a buffet styled lunch before heading to two snorkeling locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. Afternoon tea is provided before the journey back to Airlie Beach, arriving approx 5pm.
Meal(s) included : Lunch
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.
Departs each day.
Depart: Abell Point Marina 9am
End: Abell Point Marina 5pm
Free pick-ups will be at various locations in and around Airlie Beach. To book the courtesy pick-up, please call Red Cat Adventures.com.au 07 4946 4444.
Optional Extras: $15 cash for sleeping bag hire, Alcohol at own expense.
Compulsory Extras: $20 cash insurance to be paid by everybody.
Soft drinks and water can be purchased for $2 on the boat.
Credit card fee of 2% on check in