Science Tour of Fraser Island

Special Tour Availability: To suit your travel requirements.
Fraser Island, QLD 4581, Australia Australia, Science

World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island, stretching over 123 kilometres along the southern coast of Queensland.

Kingfisher Bay Resort boasts one of the largest private eco ranger teams in the country, who run daily nature walks, talks, guided canoe paddles, wildlife presentations and immersive ecotourism adventures.

Destination:  Fraser Island

Tour Highlights:

  • Discover beaches and  wetlands
  • Play environmentally-themed games
  • Enjoy Night Spotlighting Tour and learn about the stars in the southern sky
  • Learn about leaf, plant, tree, ecosystem and animal-print track identification
  • Discover the rare birds, insects and animals that take refuge in this very sensitive environment.
  • Learn about recycle programs on the island


  • 2 night’s accommodation at Kingfisher Bay Resort
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Night Spotlighting Tour
  • Ecotourism Talk & Walk
  • Half day 4WD Itinerary
  • Campfire evening
  • Bush Tucker & Medicine Walk

Terms & Conditions:

Please be advised that this is an ‘example’ of a schedule and that the activities may be variable dependent upon dates, weather, special requests and other factors. Itineraries will be confirmed prior to travel.

Day 1

Arrive Fraser Island (D)

Travel to Fraser Island, fly into Hervey Bay and then embark on the beautiful 50 minute ferry ride across to the island.

Check in at your accommodation- Kingfisher Bay Resort

Night Spotlighting Tour

Grab your torch and join in the search for the unusual and unique nightlife of Fraser Island’s eco-system, including the rare acid frogs. Along with learning about the starts in the southern sky.

Day 2

Fraser Island (B,D)

Breakfast at your accommodation.

Ecotourism Talk & Walk

Kingfisher Bay Resort has set benchmarks in ecotourism. So why not take a tour of the resort and see the behind the scenes of everything from the architectural design to activities that minimize the effects on the environment, such as the on-site sewerage facility and recycling utilising worms.

Half day 4WD Itinerary

Driving along Fraser Island’s sand track to Central Station, a former forestry camp. Continue with a walk along the banks of Wanggoolba Creek learning about the flora and fauna that inhabit the region. Finally end the tour with visiting Lake McKenzie and a dip in the crystal clear freshwater lake.

Campfire evening

Sit around the campfire, toast marshmallows and reflect on the day that was. As well as stargazing into the beautiful nights sky.

Day 3

Depart Fraser Island (B)

Breakfast at your accommodation.

Bush Tucker & Medicine Walk

Learn about the unique components of the local bush that provided foods and medicine for both the Butchulla and early European settlers. As well as how to identify the rich source of Australian food and how it can be used in everyday life.

Depart Kingfisher Bay for return journey home.

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