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Fraser Island Barges
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Indicative Rate* $155.00 to $155.00 Return

07 4120 3326
1800 227 437

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Make your own four wheel drive adventure on Fraser Island! Fraser Island is strictly four wheel drive territory and Fraser Island Barges operate vehicle barges from Hervey Bay to help get you there.

Fraser Island Barges operate two services on separate schedules that run daily. The Fraser Venture vehicle barge operates between River Heads / Hervey Bay and Wanggoolba Creek. The Kingfisher Bay vehicle barge operates between River Heads / Hervey Bay and Kingfisher Bay Resort daily.

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Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service permits are required for driving and camping on the island. Drivers should be aware of tide times and keep off the beach for two hours either side of high tide.

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Property Details


  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Public Toilet
    Public Toilet
  • Public Transport
    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Cancellation Information:
Bookings cancelled more then 48 hours prior to departure will incur no cancellation fee. Bookings cancelled between 24 hours to 48 hours prior to departure will incur a 50 per cent cancellation fee. Bookings cancelled within 24 hours prior to departure or failure to show will incur a 100 per cent cancellation fee.

Further Details:
Fraser Island is strictly four wheel drive vehicle only. Vehicle Permits are required.

How To Get There:
Kingfisher Bay and Fraser Venture Vehicle Barges depart from River Heads, Hervey Bay.
From Hervey Bay turn on to Elizabeth Street from Boat Harbour Drive at the roundabout near the Urangan Woolworths. Follow the road past airport turning left on to the River Heads Road (which is signed) and follow the road all the way to end, arriving at the barge loading area.
From Maryborough, follow the Maryborough - Hervey Bay Road turning on to Boral Road and then continuing through to River Heads Road which goes all the way through to barge loading area.

Tariff Information:
There is a booking office located at River Heads where payment for vehicle barge and National Park Permits can be purchased.
Ticket collection at River Heads is at the ticket hut adjacent to the barge ramp. All vehicles must check in before boarding barge. Assemble vehicles in the marked area and be ready to board barge 20 minutes prior to departure time.

Fraser Island Barges Transport Services

Kingfisher Bay Vehicle Barge

Kingfisher Bay Vehicle Barge departs six times per day from River Heads, which is located 20 minutes south of Hervey Bay.

Transport Service Travels To

  • River Heads

Indicative Rates*

Includes up to 4 passengers. Trailers will be charged an additional fee.

Fraser Venture Vehicle Barge

The Fraser Venture Vehicle Barge operates three return daily services between River Heads, which is located 20 minutes south of Hervey Bay and Wanggoolba Creek, located around the middle section of Fraser Island. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

Transport Service Departs From

  • River Heads Terminal

Transport Service Travels To

  • Wanggoolba Creek

Indicative Rates*

Rate includes up to 4 passengers. Trailers will be charged extra.

Fraser Dawn Vehicle Barge

Fraser Dawn departs Urangan Boat harbour, landing at Moon Point on Fraser Island - crossing time taking approximately 55 minutes. Moon Point is directly opposite Happy Valley on Fraser Island's West Coast.

Departure times from Moon Point: Please check sailing times with Reservations on 1800 BARGES as this is a non schedules service.

Transport Service Departs From

  • Hervey Bay Boat Harbour

Transport Service Travels To

  • Moon Point

Indicative Rates*

Derived from 4 person rate. Trailers will cost extra.

Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.

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Contact Details

07 4120 3326
1800 227 437

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* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator . All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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