Fraser Island World Heritage Listed National Park, Queensland

Fraser Island

Explore Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island and an area of remarkable natural beauty.
Aboriginal legend names Fraser Island K’Gari, meaning paradise. Located in Queensland’s Great Sandy Region, Fraser Island is renowned for its natural beauty, desert-like sandblows, wildlife and pristine freshwater lakes and streams. On our Naturewise Friends of Parks Program you’ll explore this iconic and stunning National Park while assisting Park Rangers with conservation activities such as marine debris surveys, weed removal, tree planting,  clearing walking tracks and wildlife monitoring.

  • See wildlife unique to Fraser Island
  • The Famous 75 Mile Beach, Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck, Pinnacles, Lake Birrabeen and Lake Garawongeraome bullet points
  • Meet and interact with Park Ranges
  • Small group tours, up to 7 people
  • Help conserve a spectacular World Heritage Listed National Pak

Duration: 5 days
Price: from AUD $740 Per Person

Itinerary

Day 1

7.30am pick up from Brisbane City and travel to Fraser Island.  Enjoy some local sights before arriving at our National Park campground.  Set up camp and dinner under the stars.  LD

Days 2-4

Help Conservation Volunteers and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Rangers to conserve Fraser Island. Activities vary through-out the year and may include marine debris surveys, weed removal and mapping, tree planting, track maintenance and wildlife monitoring. During the afternoon explore iconic sights such as The Maheno ship wreck, Pinnacles, Eli Creek, Lake Birrabeen and Lake Garawongera. BLD

Day 3

Transfer back to Brisbane city for estimated return time of 7pm. BL

Itinerary, activities and places visited dare subject to change based on tide times.
B – breakfast   L – lunch   D – dinner

Grade

Moderate fitness levels required. This tour involves walking on soft uneven sand. We will be travelling in areas not immediately accessible to medical assistance.

Group Size

  • Maximum 7  people
  • Minimum age for participation is 14
  • Participants under 16 are to be accompanied by an adult
  • Departure is guaranteed, subject to 4 people travelling

Conservation Impact

Naturewise Eco Escapes contribute to wildlife conservation and offer you the opportunity to explore outstanding national parks and conservation reserves.  Each morning you will help Conservation Volunteers and Park Rangers to protect the World Heritage Listed Fraser Island National Park.  Conservation activities may include marine debris surveys, weed removal, tree planting, clearing walking tracks and wildlife monitoring.

Location and Transportation

This holiday is located at Fraser Island

You will be transported from Brisbane in a sideward facing 4WD. Fraser Island is a sand Island and travel around the island can be bouncy each and rough ride. This program may not be suitable for people with back problems.

Accommodation

You will be camping in the World Heritage Listed Fraser Island National Park. Single or twin share tents and stretcher beds provided. Please bring your own sleeping bag and bath towel. Shared bathroom amenities include hot showers and flush toilets.

Prices

All prices are for 5 days, per person.

Camping accommodation: AUD $740

Inclusions:
4 nights camping accommodation • return transfers from Brisbane city • all meals• small group of up to 7 people • Conservation Volunteers guide • Conservation and sightseeing activities on Fraser Island

Exclusions:
Alcoholic drinks • travel insurance • items of a personal nature • travel to Brisbane departure point • meals and activities not included in program itinerary

Departure Dates


Monday 14 March- Friday 18 March 2016 – Bookings Closed
Monday 9 May – Friday 13 May 2016 – Book Now
Monday 13 June – Friday 17 June 2016Book Now
Monday 25 July – Friday 29 July 2016 – Book Now
Monday 15 August – Friday 19 August 2016 – Book Now
Monday 5 September – Friday 9 September 2016Book Now
Monday 24 October – Friday 28 October 2016 – Book Now
Monday 21 November – Friday 25 November 2016 – Book Now

Departs: 7.30am Brisbane City YHA, 392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane,

Returns: 7pm Brisbane City YHA, 392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane

 

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