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Manta Ray Barge is a locally owned Fraser Island Barge service.

Manta Ray Barge & Permit office:7 Karoonda Road, Rainbow Beach, Monday to Saturday.  Walk in customers welcome.

All bookings for the barge and Qld Parks Vehicle and Camping permits can be processed by contacting us on 07 5486 3935. Please note the Shell Service Station in Rainbow Beach no longer sells the barge tickets. Barge operates 6am to 5.15pm daily, you may purchase your barge ticket on board by Cash or visit our office, 6am to 4pm Mon-Sat.

Please call the office 5486 3935 as we request all travelers and holiday makers to pre-book with our office. Pre-booking is the fastest option.

In regards to Covid-19 please keep updated through www.qld.gov.au


Our Barges operate daily from 6.00am to 5.00pm –  bookings preferred and can be obtained prior to your trip. Click for details.

The trip to Fraser Island from Inskip Point Rainbow Beach takes approximately 10 minutes and with 2-3 barges operating during peak seasons.



Manta Ray Barge & Permit Office –  from 6.00am – 4.00pm Mon- Sat.  7 Karoonda Road, Rainbow Beach

The Manta Ray Fraser Island Barge service is a small locally owned and independent Australian company and believe every Australian and also the overseas visitor should be able to enjoy the Fraser Island experience.

Approaching peak seasons it is highly recommended to purchase barge tickets and permits in advance especially camping permits. 

Please contact our office on 07 5486 3935 and purchase your tickets and permits in advance and we can mail them to you.


Why Choose the Manta Ray?
  • Available 365 days a year
  • Locally owned and operated
  • A portion of our profits go to support the local community
  • Our aim is to provide a Friendly, professional service.