Great Barrier Reef Island Stay and Fraser Island Stay
Lady Elliot Island and Fraser Island Package
Five Days Two Fabulous Islands
Lady Elliot Island Reef and Rainforest Package Deal
This amazing package deal takes you on the adventure of a lifetime. You will explore two completely different types of unique island environments. Lady Elliot Island on the actual Great Barrier Reef and the worlds largest sand island, World Heritage Listed Fraser Island. The worlds largest sand island.
Your adventure commences at the coastal town of Hervey Bay in Queensland. You will check in at the Lady Elliot Island counter at Hervey Bay airport for your 35 minute joyflight to Lady Elliot Island on the southern end of the world famous Great Barrier Reef. Lady Elliot Island is one of just a handful of islands that is actually on the Great Barrier Reef. Most island resorts are not on the actual Great Barrier Reef.
You will land on the short island airstrip and be met by an enthusiastic island activities co-ordinator who is there to make sure you maximise your time on the island and are aware of all activities the island resort offers.
On Lady Elliot Island you literally step off the islands beach and onto the Great Barrier Reef. You are supplied with snorkeling equipment so you can make the most of the coral lagoon that is on your doorstep.
Take advantage of the free Reef Walking tour (if the tides are right), the Island Discovery and History walks. Take the glass bottom boat tour and snorkel trip (1 per person per stay). You can even try scuba diving, complete instruction is provided at the PADI Dive Shop (subject ot additional cost and medical survey).
After exploring Lady Elliot Island over three days you fly back to Hervey Bay where you are met and transferred to River Heads for the marine transfer across the Great Sandy Straits to Kingfisher Bay Resort on amazing Fraser Island.
Take advantage of ranger guided walks and talks and have a full day touring the islands best spots on the Fraser Island Beauty spots 4WD tour in an air conditioned 4WD tour bus. On day 5 you will be transferred back to Hervey Bay and dropped off at your accommodation or chosen location.
Day 1 Hervey Bay airport to Lady Elliot Island
You depart from Hervey Bay airport for the 35 minute flight from Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island. Make sure you have your camera batteries fully charged to take advantage of the aerial views of the Great Barrier Reef and Lady Elliot Island. You will be met by an enthusiastic island activities co-ordinator who will take you to the Lady Elliot Island Resort where you pick up your snorkeling gear. After settling in it won't be long before you just have to go down and explore the islands lagoon and coral gardens.
Day 2 Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef
You don't have to walk far here, you literally step off the beach and onto the actual Great Barrier Reef. Take an early morning snorkel before a hot buffet breakfast. Todays activities can include a free Reef Walking tour (if the tide is right) as well as Lady Elliot Island Discovery and History walks. Marvel at the abundant sea birds that nest and breed on Lady Elliot every year. Check out the historic lighthouse and do the Glass bottom boat and snorkeling tour. No doubt you will be amazed at the pristine conditions and clear water as well as the colourful coral and fish that call the island home.
(Breakfast and Dinner)
Day 3 Lady Elliot Island to Kingfisher Bay Resort
This morning enjoy a hot buffet breakfast and perhaps do one last snorkel or a walk along the beach before boarding your return scenic flight (11.00am or 4.00pm) to Hervey Bay. You will be met at Hervey Bay airport and taken to River Heads for transfer to Kingfisher Bay Resort via the Great Sandy Straits on a vehicular landing barge. Arriving at Kingfisher Bay Resort nestled amongst the trees settle into your accommodation. You have the afternoon to laze around the pool, explore the resort, join a ranger guided walk and talk, try your luck at fishing or watch the sunset from the extra long pier.
Day 4 World Heritage Listed Fraser Island
Join the optional morning Bird Watching Walk before enjoying a hot country style buffet breakfast at the Maheno Restaurant. Join a full day 4WD tour of Fraser Island. Come and see the island's awesome natural sights. Paddle in the crystal clear blue water at Lake McKenzie with it's pure white sandy beach. Visit the lush rainforest at Central Station and take a walk beside Wangoolbah Creek with it's rare King Ferns, see if you can spot one of the many freshwater eels swimming in the creek. You will be amazed at the giant Satinay trees of Pile Valley. Stop for a walk on the boardwalks of Eli Creek and see the volume of some of the purest water in the world running out to sea. Eli Creek water has taken over 100 years to filter through the sand on Fraser Island. Listen to the commentary of your rangers as they talk about the islands flora and fauna, the history of the Maheno Shipwreck and the formation of the Coloured sands on the Eastern 75 mile beach as well as the Aboriginal and European history of the island.
Day 5 Fraser Island to Hervey Bay
Enjoy a hot buffet style breakfast on your final day on Fraser Island. Transfers back to the mainland depart Kingfisher Bay resort at 7.50am - 10.30am - 2.00pm and 5.00pm daily so you might want to relax a bit at the resort pool before heading back to River Heads or Hervey Bay locations. Courtesy coach transfer to Hervey Bay airport is available.
Cost in ensuited Reef/ Unit/Standard accommodation
Adult Double/Twin $1359.00 per person
Adult Triple Share $1294.00 per person
Sole Occupancy 1 person $1688.00
Child (3 to 12) $507.00
Child rates are based on child sharing wth 2 adults
Extra nights per person
Sole Occupancy Lady Elliot $365.00 Fraser Island $210.00
Double/Twin Lady Elliot $298.00 Fraser Island $120.00
Triple Share Lady Elliot $298.00 Fraser Island $90.00
Child 3 to 12 Lady Elliot $77.00 Fraser Island $15.00
Flights ex Hervey Bay Day 1
8.10am and 12.40pm
Flights ex Lady Elliot Island Day 3
11.00am and 4.00pm
Package is not available during peak seasons
1st April 2016 to 25th April 2016
12th December 2016 to 12th January 2017
The ensuited Reef View rooms are used on Lady Elliot Island and Twin Share Resort Hotel room at Kingfisher Bay Resort.
What to Bring
Excess luggage must be left in Hervey Bay. maximum on plane is 10 kilograms per person. Clothes for 3 days, swimming costurme, sunglasses, hat, high factor sunblock, insect repellent, beach towel, good walking shoes in a small soft bag.
Return scenic flight ex Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island (10kilograms luggage max).
2 x nights accommodation in Reef View room
Full buffet dinner and breakfast
Combined glass guided glass bottom boat and snorkel tour
(1 x person per stay)
Snorkel equipment and lesson if required
Guided Island tours
Return transfers ex Hervey Bay to Kingfisher Bay Resort
Return airport transfers to/from Hervey Bay airport to River Heads
2x nights accommodation in Resort Hotel Room
Ranger Guided Fraser Island Beauty Spot Tour including lunch, refreshments and national park fees
Hot buffet breakfast daily
Variety of ranger guided walks and talks