How to Choose Where to Visit Fraser Island From

How to Choose Where to Visit Fraser Island From

16 December 2015

If you’re coming to Australia or travelling from within Australia, the likelihood is you will want to visit the beauty that is Fraser Island. The only difficult decision is, where do you launch off from?


Hervey Bay

How far: Just under 5 hours
Why: Hervey Bay has been nicknamed the whale watching capital of the world, and rightly so. From July to November majestic humpbacks make Hervey Bay home, putting on a show with their acrobatics.

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Rainbow Beach


How far: 3.5 hours

Why: Rainbow Beach is the closest jump spot to Fraser Island making it the easiest place to access the island from. If you’re looking to skydive, Rainbow Beach is one of the most popular spots to take to the skies in Australia.


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How far: Just over 5 hours

Why: Noosa may be the furthest from Fraser, but it also is the most actioned packed launch pad. From Kayaking to surf lessons, Noosa is all about the stunning beaches and welcoming waves.

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"We wanted to see Fraser Island for 2 days with our friends. We booked an overnight tour with Travel Freedom, and it was a great trip which explored the main highlights on Fraser. The accommodation in the resort was great for our group as well as we all got to share a room. The guys at Travel Freedom made the entire process easy. Thanks a mill."

Arthur McLeay (IRE)

"I found Travel Freedom on Google and I booked a Fraser Island day tour from Hervey Bay for my family and I. We had a great time, and the kids loved Lake McKenzie. The food was good for us, and our guide was very experienced. The booking process was very easy, and we received our confirmation very quickly. I recommend Travel Freedom to anyone."

Rob Smedley (AUS)

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