Going on any of the Fraser Island Day Tours is a magical experience when visiting the Queensland region on an Australian holiday. Here you find the world’s largest sand island extending for seventy-five miles of sandy beach. It is easy to see why the Butchulla people call Fraser Island “K’gari”, meaning ‘paradise’. This is an island filled with history and plenty to see.
Among the Fraser Island day tours are many natural and unusual landscape visits, providing you with amazing memories to take back home of sands and rainforests. Kangaroos, Possums, and Wallabies. Sights and adventures on Fraser Island day tours will remain in your memory as reminders of a most happy and enjoyable time in Australia.
Natural sights to visit on foot or by 4 x 4
There are day walking tours on Fraser Island covering the ancient spectacular rainforests at Central Station. Alternatively, take part in a McKenzie Circuit Walk to Lake McKenzie, one of the world’s most clear lakes. This lake offers the perfect opportunity for enjoyable swimming or else spending time lying on the soft white sand leisurely absorbing the rays of the sun. If you are fond of hiking, then you will enjoy a walk to Lake Wabby, the islands deepest lake that has a different attraction of being surrounded by sand. In all, there are more than 100 freshwater lakes on the island.
A visit to Lake Allom, a smaller lake fringed with forest, is where you find the home of fresh-water turtles that spend their days lying sleeping in the sun on its shore. If watching whales is your speciality, you will enjoy a visit to Indian Head, which is an ideal site for spotting many humpback whales. Pay a visit to Happy Valley to spy a slice of history in the form of the Maheno shipwreck and the Pinnacles with their different colours.
Fraser Island day tours provide the most wonderful and interesting sights for its visitors to enjoy and take part. There is a tour for everybody, both for the young and not so young. With change of season, a variety of natural beauty is on show that is certainly worth seeing, from flowers blooming in spring to the opposite extreme of starkness during winter months.
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An excellent way to observe the panoramic beauty of Fraser Island is by taking part in a scenic flight. You fly over local landmarks such as Happy Valley, Orchid Beach, and Cathedral Beach, flying low so you get some perfect snapshots of the area. With Fraser Island day tours organised for your holiday, you have great viewing and relaxing trips, all adding up to being a perfect Queensland experience as part of your Australian holiday.
There is varied accommodation available on Fraser Island, ranging from hotels, villas, eco-friendly resorts or simply camping in tents and enjoying star filled nights with the added company of flying foxes, bats, and frogs. By day, participate in professionally guided Fraser Island day tours, either by luxury coaches or with rangers accompanying you on walking tours.