The June Long weekend is coming up. Why not get away to Fraser and let Manta Ray Fraser Island Barges take you there. There’s so much to fill your long weekend break with. After a short cruise to Fraser with us you can explore 75 mile beach by 4 wheel drive exploring the sand tracks through pristine hardwood forests and discover Lake Birrabeen.
In the midday sun you could cool yourself with a swim in the freshwater lake. How about a barbeque lunch and drinks with your friends enjoying your break away. The rainforests here are lush so why not soak up some of the peace and relaxation with a rainforest walk along Wanggoolba Creek, at Historic Central Station Forest Headquarters; sacred to the Butchulla people . Bring your camera and film some of the wildlife, goannas, dingos and birdsong while you stroll. Fraser Island Ferries leave from Inskip Point for your longweekend visit twice a day, no waiting.
After enjoying your journey on the Manta Ray Fraser Island Ferry, you can discover some of the many natural attractions like The Cathedrals. They are located on 75 Mile Beach about 18 kilometres south of Indian Head.
The Cathedrals are coloured sand cliffs and were eroded and sculpted by the elements blowing in from the Pacific. Spectacular colours like, red, yellow, brown and orange are a feast to the eyes most notably in the early morning. The cliff faces are a stark reminder of how incredibly large the dunes are in this environmental paradise. The colourful spires and peaks are reminiscent of the great Cathedrals and is how they got their name. there’s lots to see and do on Fraser and Manta Ray Barges can deliver you there safely twice a day every day.
It doesn’t matter whether its early morning or twilight, Fraser is without doubt one of a kind. Its why its attained World Heritage Listing and is a precious part of the Queensland Coastline. The exceptional dune systems, rainforests and immaculate freshwater lakes are just part of the attraction.
It is visually stunning, and the mix of sand and rainforest make it particularly unusual. It shares the limelight with other amazing attractions like the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru as well as kakadu for its unique environment.
It is also the largest sand island in the world, a paradise for fishermen and lovers of 4 wheel driving, not to mention an incredibly diverse flora and fauna system. Manta Ray Barge ferries passengers and vehicles to this amazing wilderness 365 days a year. Come and discover for yourself why Fraser is so special. You’ll want to return again and again.
Fraser Island Barge Information
The boats which take 4wd cars and passengers to Fraser Island are known as a Barge but are also known as a ferry by many of the visitors to the area. A barge take approximately 10 minutes to cross the channel between Fraser Island and Inskip Point. The Inskip Point to Fraser Island barges do not run to a timetable, instead they run on demand and do not need to be booked.
The Manta Ray Fraser Island Barge
Locally owned and operated the Manta Ray Barge
- First Barge Departs Inskip Point 6:30 am Daily
- Last Barge Departs Fraser Island 5:15 pm Daily
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