It’s easy to get close to nature on the Fraser Coast. Explore the dunes and rainforests of the World Heritage listed Fraser Island. Visit during July through to November for whale watching at Hervey Bay. Or, discover the corals and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef around Lady Elliot Island.
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Once a favourite spot for aboriginal corroborees, the area is now a beautiful park, centred on the Ululah Lagoon.
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Arkarra is an aboriginal word meaning "place of many ducks" and was so named by the local Aboriginal tribe of the Fraser Coast Region.
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From AU$125 - 595
Australia Fraser Island Escapes departs Brisbane, Noosa and Rainbow Beach on fully guided four wheel drive eco-adventures to Fraser Island.
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From AU$339 - 1608
Picture yourself - travelling in a four-wheel drive bus along Fraser Island's beaches or rainforest tracks, swimming in a crystal clear lake with a white sandy bottom, watching dolphins frolicking in the waves along the beach, and freshwater creeks flowing from sand dunes; or stepping off a beautiful coral cay island into turquoise water, snorkelling through mazes of brightly coloured coral, or fishing on the reef, and picturing big sea turtles swimming slowly by as you laze in the beautiful warm water of a coral lagoon.
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Overlooking the beautiful Snapper Creek inlet in Tin Can Bay, Barnacles Cafe provides an idyllic setting for you to enjoy breakfast while you are there to feed the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins.
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No visit to Fraser Island is complete without visiting Central Station, which was the centre of forestry operations on the island until the 1960s.
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Hervey Bay and its environs offer abundant and diverse birdwatching opportunities with over 250 species identified.
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From AU$55 - 120
Whales, Dolphins and Champagne! Be one of the few, not the many to experience their award winning Exclusive Full Day Whale Watch (late July to October) or their morning Dolphin Tour or a Champagne Sunset Sail (November - June).
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Brisbane to Fraser Island Adventure Drive takes you off the Bruce Highway to explore the back roads of the hinterland via the surf beaches of the Sunshine Coast, inland to explore the Noosa River everglades, Great Sandy Strait, Maryborough, Hervey Bay and on to your final destination, Fraser Island.
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The Brooweena Historical Village is a charming village depicting of what life was like in days gone by, set in a tranquil rural setting in the hamlet of Brooweena 304 kilometres north of Brisbane.
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