1 Day Fraser Explorer Tour from Rainbow Beach

Adults from $185

The 1 Day Fraser Island tour that showcases the best of Fraser Island at an affordable rate. Perfect for families, single travellers and backpackers!

​The 1 Day Fraser Island Explorer Tour from Rainbow Beach will see you relaxing in the beautiful waters of Lake McKenzie or sunbaking on it’s gorgeous shores.

Travel along 75 Mile Beach and see the Maheno Shipwreck, swim in the amazingly natural Eli Creek with fish so tame they swim between your toes and more!

An awesome adventure, all in 1 day! This is the perfect Fraser Island tour for those wanting an affordable 1 Day Fraser Island Tour that allows you to see the best of Fraser Island.

See below for tour itinerary and pricing information.


  • Buffet Lunch
  • Courtesy Pick-up from Accommodation
  • Ferry/Barge Transfer Fees
  • National Park Fees
  • Experienced Tour Guide

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Availability: Daily

Season Calendar

Peak 23 Dec 2016- 21 Jan 2017
Peak 8 Apr - 17 Apr 2017
Peak 16 Sep - 2 Oct 2017
Peak 21 Dec 2017 - 20 Jan 2018
Peak 24 Mar - 31 Mar 2018
Off-Peak All Other Times


​​Please note Peak and Off-Peak Dates and Pricing

Ticket Off-peak Peak
Adults $185 $205
Children (4-14 yrs) $125 $135
Infants (0-3) Free Free


Group Size: 40 max

  • Custom Built 4WD Coach

Rated: 43210 (4.8/5 based on 25 customer reviews)

43211 Overall good, as the island is really a must ser, but do take your insect repelent!!!!! I didn't and both me and my daugther are all bitten and suspecting to be infected by some vírus that the fraser island mosquitoes carry. Be alert as the agency sadly will not alert you for that!!!
Isabel — 21 April, 2017

54321 Coming from Germany we spent a day on Fraser Island . It was the most spectacular experience we have had in the last years . John was the perfect guide ! He explained the history and the geology of the island in a competent way so that even Germans could understand it ... we were very impressed by the rain forest and the lake and the swim was just perfect! It is indeed a paradise ! We will definitely come back one day to beautiful Australia and Fraser Island !
Jutta — 26 February, 2017

43211 The tour was great. The places visited, the timing, the experience and, above all, our guide Cameron. Excellent speaker, balanced speeches of funny and interesting facts, open to conversation and everything. Two only "bad" things: although the one-day trip is very nice, we think the price of 170$ is pretty high. Secondly, the microphone or the loudspeakers in Cameron's bus didn't work very well, so non english native speakers couldn't catch every phrases. That was a shame, but not too bad as well. We would still recommend it.
Dan — 23 February, 2017

54321 Awesome tour, we saw everything you could possibly see in one day. The best part, was Darren our tour guide/driver, we could not have got anyone better, Darren is a wealth of knowledge on Fraser. He is interesting and obviously loves his job, there is no way we would have learnt so much without him. This made the day perfect, however I overpacked for one day. One day tour you only need swimmers thongs sunscreen hat, towel and water. Lunch was awesome and filling. The 4wd was comfy, lake Mckenzie was beautiful, not to be missed. I would recommend if possible a 2 day tour and have Darren as your tour guy. Thanks Darren for giving us a perfect day and so many wonderful memories. Such a shame we couldn't enjoy your company over lunch.
Jacquii — 19 January, 2017

54321 extraordinary with great tour guides!
Van Hoi — 3 January, 2017

54321 We have just had a fab day doing this tour. It had a bit of a rocky start as we weren't 100% sure where to meet at the Shell station @Rainboe and the truck to pick us up was late but turn out it was because they had broken down and they did apologise. From there it improved massively. The tour guide Cameron was v attentive and knew a LOT about the area and the island! He had some great stories and answered all of our questions and more. Couldn't have had someone better. He also made sure we had as much time as possible at every location which was impressive as it was busy being peak season. I would highly recommend the day tour.
Lucy — 31 December, 2016

54321 We had an amazing day on Fraser Island, and everything went according to plan. Our Host Darren made the day really informative and a very special experience on this unique island. I can personally recommend this tour, one not to be missed if you are in the area.
Lila Campbell — 6 November, 2016

54321 Last Friday October 9th our family of five (spanning 3 generations) did the Fraser Explorer Tour from Rainbow Beach We would all like to express how wonderful our tour guide Cameron was From the moment he collected us to our drop-off he was very informative, pointing out so many things to us and helping us to appreciate how special Fraser Island is At all times he stressed the safety aspects we should follow but at the same time allowing us to enjoy this wonderful place Cameron truly is a great asset to your company Sandra, John, Shane, Olivia and Caitlin PS The morning tea and lunch was delicious too !!
Sandra — 18 October, 2015

54321 The whole day from start to finish ran like clockwork. Thanks to our guide Kevin the tour exceeded our expectations. We had perfect weather and we even got to see the elusive Dingo. A must do Tour!
Marion & John — 12 July, 2015

54321 Great tour and Dan the guide was absolutely brilliant, definitely recommend the tour
Karen scott — 7 April, 2015


The below itinerary can change due to tides and weather.

Day 1

Pickup at your Rainbow Beach Accommodation


Inskip Point Ferry


Inskip Point is the departure point for Fraser Island tours from Rainbow Beach and from the south.
Wanggoolba Creek — Courtesy of Tourism Queensland

Central Station / Wanggoolba Creek

Walk along the rainforest boardwalk

Lake McKenzie — Courtesy of Tourism Queensland

Lake McKenzie

Spend 30mins+ here - enjoy a swim, sunbake or whatever you fancy!

Pile Valley — Courtesy of Tourism Queensland

Pile Valley

Silent streams and ancient tall rainforest, experience the tranquil nature of Fraser Island.
Eli Creek — Courtesy of Tourism Queensland

Eli Creek

Spend 30+ mins here - wade through the beautiful pristine creek & walk through the rainforest

Maheno Shipwreck — Courtesy of Tourism Queensland

Maheno Shipwreck

Once a trans-Tasman liner – the Maheno was on her way to a Japanese ship wrecking yard in 1935 when
75 Mile Beach from Indian Head — Courtesy of Tourism Queensland

75 Mile Beach

75 miles of glorious Australian beach bordered by rainforest

Pinnacle Coloured Sands

Of all Fraser Island’s beautiful sights the Pinnacle Coloured Sands are one of the most amazing.

Inskip Point Ferry

Inskip Point is the departure point for Fraser Island tours from Rainbow Beach and from the south.

Dropoff at your Rainbow Beach Accommodation


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