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

Our Barges operate daily from 6.00am to 5.15pm – No bookings required but Permits need to 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.

Traveling to Fraser Island for Easter Holidays or ANZAC Long weekend, then now is the time to call the office and get your Barge ticket, vehicle permit & camping pre-paid, don’t be the family sitting in the car park, be the family sitting in the tube, floating down Eli, let the office get you there sooner and stress free.

April 2020 Easter Operating Hours

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Manta Ray Barge & Permit Office is open 7 days a week.

Our Office is the first point of contact when driving into Rainbow beach, just past the 60km sign on the left hand side of the road. 66 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach Qld 4581.

Manta Ray Barge & Permit Office Hours –  from 7.00 am – 3.00 pm  weekdays & 6.00 am – 3.00 pm Weekends

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 send them out 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.