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Fraser Island New Year's Eve

Solo Travellers 30 to 49 years
Thursday 28 December 2017 - Tuesday 2 January 2018

Getting There

ARRIVE TO:                Hervey Bay
DEPART FROM:          Hervey Bay

River Heads is the mainland ferry terminal which is located 20 minutes south of Hervey Bay.  There are three return ferry services which depart daily and arrive on the Western side of Fraser Island.  From Hervey Bay airport, it is 11.4km’s and takes around 14 minutes by taxi or limousine services.

Flight to arrive in Hervey Bay before 3pm (earlier the better in case of unexpected delays) as ferry departs at 4pm Ferry from River Heads to Wanggoolba Creek.

Ferry departure at 10.30am and arrives 11.15am, so you may book a flight anytime after 12.30pm.  If your flight departs at any other time, other ferries depart at 7.50am, 2pm, 5pm and 8.30pm from the Island to the mainland.

Travel north on the Bruce Highway to Maryborough then follow the signs to Hervey Bay. You will come to a well signposted right hand turn to River Heads. Follow this road and signs to River Heads. You will end up in the barge ramp car park and the ticket office is on the right

From Boat Harbour Drive, you will need to turn on to Elizabeth Street at the roundabout near the Urangan Woolworths and follow this road past the airport. Please turn left on to River Heads Road (which is signed and may come up in the electronic GPS navigation systems as Ariadne Road) and follow the road all the way to end to arrive at the ferry loading area. The Ticket Hut will be located on your right hand side.

Transfers from Hervey Bay Airport cost around $23 per passenger.  Hervey Bay Limos will meet you in the Arrivals Hall and transfer you to the Mainland Reception for the next available ferry service. Kingfisher Bay Resort's shuttle bus will complete the return leg back to the airport. 

A taxi can drive you to the ferry terminal,  It takes approximately 15 minutes to get to River Heads mainland ferry terminal and will cost around $20.  Contact Hervey Bay Taxi’s on 131 008.

A coach shuttle transfer from Brisbane to the Mainland Reception for the next available ferry service will cost $109 each way per passenger.

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A group transfer has been arranged for the group arrival onto Fraser Island.  Once on the island, you will be met and taken to the Kingfisher Bay Resort.

Upon your departure, you can walk from Kingfisher Bay Resort to the Ferry terminal.  The ferry will depart at 10.30am.

If you have chosen to do a pre night on the island, we can arrange the ferry time accordingly. 

If you have decided to add on additional nights at the end of the tour, we can arrange the ferry to fit in with your plans.  Speak to one of our consultants for more information.

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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   

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