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Fraser Island is a spectacular oasis of unspoiled beaches, lush rainforest, amazing scenery and natural freshwater lakes just 4 hours north of Brisbane. With an area of 166,038ha, Fraser Island is a nature lover’s paradise and a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. There are plenty of things to see and do on the island, however it is most famous as a 4WD holiday destination. With the only roads made of sand, it takes an all-terrain vehicle to traverse the slow-going drive that allows you to soak in the serenity of this beautiful island.
See our list of 4WD hire options for Fraser Island.
A 4WD holiday on Fraser Island offers fun and flexibility, featuring an excellent range of accommodation to choose from as well as 4WD hire (if you need it) and permits to enter the spectacular National Parks. An easy and affordable way to holiday, you can combine all your holiday needs when booking your four wheel driving adventure.
If you fancy yourself a bit of a weekend warrior and would love to experience the thrill of 4WDing but don’t own one of your own, there are a number of excellent operators that offer hire services. Pick up your vehicle from a mainland operator and let the action begin. The well-maintained rental vehicles ensure a comfortable experience, with personalised training in the operation of the vehicle available when you collect it.
Just because you're on a 4WD holiday, doesn’t mean you have to spend the whole time inside your vehicle. There’s plenty more to discover on Fraser Island including popular swimming spots, campground activities and the resident dingo population (no feeding them please). Fishing is also a favourite past time on Fraser with the winter months bringing plenty of tailor to the eager fishermen that line the beaches.
However one of the most popular attractions on Fraser Island is its wonderful whale watching opportunities. During August to October, visitors to Fraser Island will be lucky enough to witness the amazing sight of the humpback whale migration in the north western side of the island in Platypus Bay.