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Resort Details

Star Rating
4 Stars

Kingfisher Bay Resort

Kingfisher Bay Resort

Kingfisher Bay Resort, in perfect harmony with its natural surroundings, offers a rare eco-tourism experience. Hidden among tree-covered dunes on the edge of the calm waters of the Great Sandy Strait, it is a relaxing haven.

Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island, is a miracle of nature. It is famous for its ancient rainforests, mighty sand dunes, pristine freshwater lakes and streams and an abundance of birds and wildlife. On the ocean side of the island, the sands of Seventy-Five Mile Beach stretch beyond the horizon.

Facilities at the resort include comfortable guest rooms, spacious self-contained villas, junior eco ranger programs, 4 swimming pools, 3 restaurants with a focus of the best of Australian food and wine, bars, a nightclub, day spa and more.

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A relaxing haven, perfect for a holiday
  • A relaxing haven, perfect for a holiday
  • Splash around in one of 4 swimming pools
  • Rooms are comfortable and spacious
  • The calm waters are perfect for a refreshing dip
  • The 3 restaurants focus on the best of Australian food and wine
  • An eco-tourism paradise

Check in Information

All guests travelling via ferry to Kingfisher Bay Resort are advised to arrive at the Kingfisher Bay Resort Mainland Reception at least 40 minutes prior to departure time for check-in.

Kingfisher Bay Resort Mainland Reception
Shop 7/54 River Heads Shopping Village, River Heads Road,River Heads QLD 4655
(Note to GPS users - River Heads Road becomes Ariadne St just before the Shopping Village)

SECURE PARKING
Secure car park facilities are adjacent to Kingfisher Bay River Heads Mainland Reception and are open from 08:00-18:30. Upon check-in at Mainland Reception, guests will be issued with a secure pin number to gain access to the parking facilities. Booking is highly recommended. Extra costs apply.

HERVEY BAY AIRPORT PICKUP
On demand return airport transfers between Hervey Bay Airport and Kingfisher Bay Mainland Reception can be arranged. Extra costs apply.

Getting There

Fraser Island lies off the Queensland coast, a four-hour drive north of the capital of Brisbane.

Kingfisher Passenger and Vehicle Ferry has 6 services to the resort each day from River Heads and return. This ferry has seating for 220 passengers on two decks with a fully licensed bar and snack food available. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes.

KINGFISHER PASSENGER & VEHICLE FERRY TRANSFER TIMETABLE:
Ex River Heads 6:45 9:00 12:30 15:30 18:30 21:30
Ex Kingfisher Bay Resort: 7:50 10:30 14:00 17:00 20:30 23:00

MEETING POINT FOR 4WD VEHICLE FERRY TRANSFER - Guests taking their own or hired 4WD vehicle to the resort is to collect the vehicle transfer ticket at the ticket hut adjacent to the ferry ramp at River Heads. All vehicles must check in and be ready to board the ferry 20 min prior to departure times. For more information on vehicle ferry transfers, please visit www.fraserislandferry.com.au or contact 1800 BARGES.

Extra Charges apply for passenger ferry transfers and/or vehicle ferry transfers. Both options can be pre-purchased as a Resort Extra upon booking.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Pre-purchase of vehicle access permits is required for all vehicles entering the Great Sandy National Park. Vehicle ferry transfers rates DO NOT include vehicle access permit cost.  Permits may be obtained from River Heads Ticket office, at Kingfisher Bay Resort reception upon arrival and at Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service offices including Brisbane, Hervey bay, Maryborough, Bundaberg and Rainbow Beach. Vehicle access permits can also be purchased by calling 131304 or online at www.epa.qld.gov.au.

Resort Features

  • Outdoor pool - heated
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Day Spa
  • Pool bar
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Café
  • Restaurant/s
  • Spa/Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Tennis court
  • Tour desk
  • Playground
  • Direct beach access
  • Junior Eco Rangers Programs for kids during school holidays and weekends (5-14 years)
  • Night Club
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Arrival / Departure lounge
  • Coffee Shop
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Fishing gear
  • General Store
  • Non-motorised water sports

Room Features

  • Air conditioning - only selected villas have air conditioning 
  • Television
  • Tea & coffee
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Villas are self-contained with kitchens and laundry facilities

Fraser Island Beauty Spots Tour

Learn about the natural and cultural history of Fraser Island.

Discover: Central Station and Wanggoolba Creek; Pile Valley’s stunning Satinay and Brush Box forests; Seventy-Five Mile Beach's famous highway; The Maheno shipwreck and the coloured sands of The Pinnacles; The temperate, fresh waters of Eli Creek; and The mighty Stonetool Sand Blow

Tour Inclusions: Full day 4WD tour of Fraser island including morning or afternoon tea and buffet lunch; and National Park fee/levy

This tour has advanced ecoturism accreditation.

Tour can be purchased at time of booking, as a Resort Extra. Tour date pre-booked for the day following date of arrival, unless otherwise specified. Departs from Kingfisher Shopping Village at 8:00, returning at 16.30.

Address

Fraser Island, QLD

Standard Check In / Out Times

Check In:
14:00
Check Out:
10:00