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After pickup from your Hervey Bay hotel, head to the marina to begin your full-day cruise to Fraser Island.

Enjoy the scenic views of the largest sand island in the world while sipping on your morning tea. Keep a lookout for dolphins, sea turtles, and even humpback whales during winter.

Once you arrive, explore the island on foot and head to Wathumba Creek. From here you can go kayaking, swimming, or snorkeling in the beautiful waters. If water activities aren’t your thing, sunbathe on the sand or head out on a short bushwalk.

Return to the boat for a delicious buffet lunch before heading over to Awinya or Bowarrady Creek for more water activities.

Head back to Hervey Bay where a van is waiting to return you back to your hotel.

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Tasman Venture - Day Tours
Overview
Head to Fraser Island on this full-day boat cruise of the UNESCO-listed spot. Enjoy water activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing while sailing out to the world’s largest sand island. Look out for wildlife such as dolphins, sea turtles, and even humpback whales during winter. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on-board before spending the rest of the day kayaking, paddle boarding, or snorkeling.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise to Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island
  • Spend the day swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, kayaking and more
  • Be on the lookout for wildlife like dolphins, sea turtles, and dingoes
  • Enjoy a buffet lunch as well as light refreshments through the tour
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Excellent day.

We had a fantastic day on this trip. The team was great and made it a fabulous day. It didn’t feel rushed we got to cover quite a few things including snorkelling, whale watching, kayaking and some time on the island. It was very well...More

1  Thank Kate T
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Kate T Thank you for your fabulous 5 Star review Glad to hear you enjoyed All the amazing activities the REMOTE Fraser Island & Whale Experience has to offer with the talented Crew onboard ISLAND VENTURE, this is such a unique tour to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
An unforgettable day

Thank you Tasman Venture, Nick, Carolina, Cobby and Harrison were exceptional hosts on an unforgettable days excursion watching the Mothers, calves and escorts frolicking in Hervey Bay. We still can't believe the experience of seeing a newborn calf being taught to swim and the antics...More

Thank RHLJ
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your glowing 5 star review Sounds enjoyed an incredible day of activities with our fabulous crew onboard Island Venture & you shared a truly unforgettable experience of watching a Whale & her New born calf, very special

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A whale of a time

One hundred percent agreement with all the glowing reviews of this must-do adventure. Karen D sums it up admirably in her review a few weeks earlier. This will join your list of highlight trips of a lifetime, things you will remember for a lifetime. For...More

Thank Mike M
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear that you had a Whale of a time on your Fathers Day, how extraordinary. Yes our Remote Fraser Island & Whale Watching Tour is an extremely diverse & interactive trip for passengers to experience the wonders of the untouched side of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The remote fraser island day trip was just perfect!!

This August we went on the remote fraser island day trip. We were not sure what to expect but the experience was just perfect! We got to see a part of fraser not many people do, we saw whales (and even got to sew with...More

Thank Andrea B
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Your 5 Star review is just perfect Yes our Remote Fraser Island & Whale Watching Tour definitely offers passengers a terrific range of water activities whilst visiting the remote Western Beaches of Fraser Island, like Kayaking fresh water creeks, Tube riding in crystal waters off...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Best Tour I've ever had (20 years travelling) or likely will ever have! AMAZING!

Tasman Venture's "remote-fraser-island-experience" with Nick the skipper and his crew, including Alison (McGrath - Irish ancestry in Cork!!) Emily (our interesting educational narrator), Alice, Kieran ("the muscle!"), etc., made my dream of snorkelling with whales come true. I can die happy, having had the experience...More

1  Thank Karen D
TasmanVentureHB, Front Office Manager at Tasman Venture - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your amazing review Yes Nick & his Crew on Island Venture do do an incredible job & their passion for the Whales and the pristine waters off Fraser Island are obvious to many of our passengers We are so glad you enjoyed...More

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The crew supply all the equipment you need - wetsuits, snorkelling gear, kayaks, everything.
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