Water activity

From Hervey Bay: Remote Fraser Island (K'gari) Tour

Activity provider: Tasman Venture

From Hervey Bay: Remote Fraser Island (K'gari) Tour

Activity provider: Tasman Venture
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From US$ 139.63 per person

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Discover the remote western side of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, also known as K'gari, that only locals know about. Swim, hike, snorkel, and kayak around the island together with your guides.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
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  • Travel to Fraser Island (K'gari) in an amphibious vehicle
  • Paddle a kayak in the crystal-clear waters of Awinya or Bowarrady Creek
  • Hike over sand dunes and take in the spectacular views
  • Snorkel with turtles in the turquoise water of Wathumba Creek
  • Try to spot a variety of marine life, including humpback whales
Full description

On this full-day excursion, you’ll cruise the Great Sandy Strait along the pristine shores of Fraser Island (K'gari). Spot dolphins, turtles, dugongs, birds, and dingoes as you enjoy a light morning tea of tea, coffee, hot chocolate, slice, and biscuits. An amphibious watercraft will take you to the remote western side of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island (K'gari), driving right onto the beach to ensure you remain dry and comfortable. Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Wathumba Creek on a range of activities including snorkeling with turtles, kayaking, tubing, beach walks, or a sand dune climb. Following a delicious lunch served on the boat, the tour continues to Awinya or Bowarrady Creek. Enjoy the diverse natural surroundings and a variety of water activities. From mid-July to the end of October each year, be on the lookout for humpback whales and experience the thrill of getting up close and personal with these majestic creatures as they enjoy the calm clear waters off Fraser Island (K'gari).

If conditions are ideal, guests will have the opportunity to experience a humpback whale immersion. The friendly and experienced staff will provide expert commentary throughout the tour as well as serving afternoon tea: antipasti platter including cheese, cabana, crackers, pickled onions, and dip.

The tour concludes with a relaxing cruise back to the Hervey Bay Marina.

  • Free transfers to and from your Hervey Bay accommodation
  • Guaranteed Humpback whale sightseeing from mid July to the end of October each year
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Buffet lunch
  • Guided walks
  • Expert commentary
  • Beach activities
  • Free water sports including tube rides
  • Kayaks and snorkeling equipment
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • All participants who are over 16 years old must present proof of full vaccination or lawful exemption. All participants under 16 years old must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult from their household

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at the Tasman Venture office at the Great Sandy Straits Marina Urangan Hervey Bay.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen

    Know before you go

    • This is a boat cruise not a 4WD tour of the island
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 325 reviews

    Review summary

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    The team at Tasman Venture were such a delight, they were super friendly, accomodating and very knowledgable. We were so lucky to have spotted a yearling humpback whale even though it was not whale watching season - they made sure we got the full experience! Highly recommended, you will not be disappointed. Thumbs up to the team - Lloyd, Mel and BJ. Thank you for showing us a great time.

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    May 8, 2022

    Such a great tour! Visited Hervey Bay for the long weekend from Brisbane and we had so much fun! Captain Lloyd, BJ (Papenhyuzen look alike literally), Mel & Bec (homegirls) we’re such an awesome crew. My cousin has a physical disability where she wouldn’t normally be able to participate in all activities but the crew made it possible for her to enjoy her time and have a go at the experiences. Such good weather and awesome vibes from the whole crew, they always made sure everything went smoothly and we had a full on day, but never felt rushed at all. The tour definitely was one of our highlights in the Bay. I would highly recommend it! Don’t think just book, trust me we had such a good time.

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    April 19, 2022

    the Crew were experienced, professional and friendly. Very approachable. Food was fresh and plentiful. The sites they chose to visit were thoughtfully chosen to give a good taste of the island. It was a full day but never felt rushed. On top of it all we were lucky enough to have had beautiful weather.

    April 12, 2022

    Product ID: 89733