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Fraser Island Barges – Tickets and Fares

Tickets no longer available online.

Please call the Manta Ray Barge & Permit Office 5486 3935 to arrange Barge tickets and Qld Park permits, or pay Cash on board.

You can also call our office on 07 5486 3935 and we will organise your permits & barge tickets and post them directly to you.

Barge Timetable

The Manta Ray Fraser Island barge service operates two barges daily from 6.00 am to 5.15 pm (last barge to Fraser is at 5.00 pm, last barge off Fraser is at 5.15 pm).The trip to Fraser Island takes approximately 10 minutes, this service runs back and forth all day approx every 30 minutes, please call the office to make a booking. During peak period the barge may start earlier and finish later.  If you have any questions please give us a call.


4wd (including passengers) $130.00 return
4wd +  Camper trailer / Trailer or Tinnie $230.00 return
4wd + Caravan or Boat $260.00 return
Motorbikes $60.00 return
4wd (including passengers) $95.00 one way
4wd +  Camper trailer / Trailer or Tinnie $165.00 one way
4wd + Caravan or Boat $185.00 one way
Motorbikes $40.00 one way

(Prices are subject to change) Once purchased your Barge ticket is valid for 12 months.
All prices are based on the vehicle not the number of occupants.

Terms & Conditions of Carriage

Vehicle and Camping Permits

Vehicle access permits are required for all vehicles entering the island. Camping Permits are also required in advance for camping.

Call our office on 07 5486 3935 and we will organize your permits & barge tickets and post them directly to you.  Please note: you can pay for your barge ticket on board the Manta Ray Barge however all permits must be obtained prior to arriving at Inskip Point.

As a general rule, park visitors’ vehicles are required to be fully road registered.



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.