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Leading Fraser Island Experience

  • Advanced Ecotourism Certified
  • Book Here to Earn Eco-Rewards
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  • Passionate Owner/Operators
  • Noosa & Rainbow Beach
  • 3 Days / 2 Nights (Monday & Friday)
  • 30 passengers (6-7 per vehicle)
  • 2 breakfast - 3 lunch - 2 dinner
Why we Love Drop Bear Adventures

Family owned, operated and even guided! Drop Bear Adventures is everybody’s favourite “tag-along” tour on K’gari – aka Fraser Island

Guaranteed is passionate guides, quality and organised tented camps, the best on tour food and even saying NO to cheap an easy pasta options. It is all fresh and yummy! 

Hard work and great customer service has made Drop Bear Adventures the no.1 Fraser Island attraction on Tripadvisor, and our favourite too!

Drop Bear Adventures are one of many Fraser Island tour company’s offering 4×4 tag-along tours but they are the only one to feature an all inclusive price, with quality camping gear, all linen including sleeping bags, fully automatic 4×4 vehicles and no extra insurance bonds.

Drop Bear family also show a real passion for sustainable tourism and are actively initiating and involved in conservation projects on Fraser.

Your tour will include the following highlights;

  • Swim in the crystal clear waters of Lake McKenzie
  • Hike into Lake Wabby (a sacred lake)
  • Bathe in the bubbling Champagne Pools
  • The Maheno Ship Wreck
  • Float down lazy Eli Creek
  • Spot the turtles, sharks and manta rays from Indian Head
  • 4×4 driving on beaches and inland tracks
  • Walk through towering rainforest
  • Collect and taste Wongs – an aboriginal delicacy
  • Learn to throw a Boomerang & play a Didgeridoo

Departs/Returns:

Departs every Monday and Friday from Noosa and Rainbow Beach.

Noosa:

  • Accommodation Pick-ups: from 6:45am
  • Returns on Day Three: 6:00pm approx.

Rainbow Beach:

  • Pick-up: 10:00am
  • Returns on Day Three: 3:30 – 4:00pm
Drop Bear Adventures Wilderness Camp

Drop Bear’s Wilderness Camp is a unique and private campsite exclusive to 3 day Drop Bear guests. Pre set up and ready for your arrival, the campsite is fully equipped ensuring that you have a comfortable and fun stay under the stars.

Drop Bear Adventures ★ No.1 Fraser Tour ★ Owner Operated 4x4 Experience ★ 3 Epic Days, Quality Food & Best Destinations ☯︎ BOOK HERE TO SAVE RAINFOREST ☯︎

Three-man Safari Tents sleep just 2 people to ensure you get a cosy and comfortable nights sleep. Camp mattresses, sleeping bags, top sheets, pillow and pillow cases are provided, ready for your head to hit after an exciting day exploring the island. There is also have a warm water shower, a flushing toilet and a camp kitchen.

Drop Bear Adventures ★ No.1 Fraser Tour ★ Owner Operated 4x4 Experience ★ 3 Epic Days, Quality Food & Best Destinations ☯︎ BOOK HERE TO SAVE RAINFOREST ☯︎

Couples Upgrade?
Treat yourself and upgrade for those that want to camp but still like a little luxury in their life. For just $100 extra you can opt to upgrade to a Glamping tent fit for 2. With a perfectly made double bed, an awning and fairy lights it’s the best way posh up your rugged 2 nights on a paradise island.

Drop Bear Adventures ★ No.1 Fraser Tour ★ Owner Operated 4x4 Experience ★ 3 Epic Days, Quality Food & Best Destinations ☯︎ BOOK HERE TO SAVE RAINFOREST ☯︎

What s included:
  • Passionate guide
  • Courtesy pick up from your hostel
  • Quality Wilderness Base Camp on Fraser
  • Pillows, sleeping bags, mattresses and linens
  • Warm camp showers
  • A camp toilet
  • A super tasty pasta free menu (fresh ingredients sourced locally)
  • All 4WD vehicles (fully automatic)
  • Fuel, insurance and barge transfers
  • National Park fees
  • Over 21’s can drive
  • Driving is optional – drive or be driven if you prefer
  • MP3/AUX stereos in each vehicle
  • 2 way radios connecting all vehicles
  • FREE wet weather upgrade to the Beach House Hostel
  • Ice and cool boxes for your beers!!
  • FREE photo album upload to Facebook!
  • A parting gift from team Drop Bear after your tour

Drop Bear Adventures ★ No.1 Fraser Tour ★ Owner Operated 4x4 Experience ★ 3 Epic Days, Quality Food & Best Destinations

What you need:
  • Drivers Licence (if you want to drive a 4×4)
  • Appropriate clothes/small overnight bag
  • Walking shoes/sandals (some people love barefoot) 
  • Windproof / waterproof jacket
  • Warmer Top / Jumper in Winter
  • Swim wear and beach towel
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen – please use Reef/Coral Safe option
  • Water Bottle – please consider a Re-useable option
  • Insect Repellant Nov-March (Natural products recommended)
  • Camera/Phone
  • Extra snacks, drinks and alcohol (no glass please)
Drop Bear Adventures 3 Day 2 Night itinerary:
Departs Noosa and Rainbow Beach | Departs Every Monday and Friday

Day 1

  • 06:45am – Pick-ups began in Noosa – watch safety video at HQ
  • 08:00am – Travel to Rainbow Beach
  • 10:00am – Pick-up in Rainbow Beach – Ferry to K’gari – Drive 75 Mile Beach 
  • 11:30am – Arrive at your Fraser Island Wilderness Camp
  • 12:30pm – Settle into our Wilderness Camp site and enjoy a freshly prepared lunch
  • 02:00pm – Explore Fraser Islands stunning lakes and beaches
  • 06:00pm – Relax on the beach with a beer
  • 07:00pm – Enjoy a classic Aussie BBQ with Veggie & Vegan options
  • 08:00pm – Share stories, star gaze and learn to play the didgeridoo

Drop Bear Adventures – No.1 Fraser Tour – 3 Epic Days – 4x4 Experience – Owner Operated – Quality Food – Best Destinations – BOOK HERE & SAVE RAINFOREST

DAY 2

  • 07:00am – Enjoy a Drop Bear Breakfast (Veggie & Vegan options)
  • 08:00am – Leave camp and explore K’gari’s hidden treasures and on the lookout for wildlife
  • 12:30pm – Lunch Time and more exploring the island’s lakes and beaches
  • 05:30pm – Relax back at camp
  • 07:00pm – Another great Drop Bear feed with Veggie & Vegan options
  • 08:00pm – Play the guitar, chat and play giant jenga

Drop Bear Adventures – No.1 Fraser Tour – 3 Epic Days – 4x4 Experience – Owner Operated – Quality Food – Best Destinations – BOOK HERE & SAVE RAINFOREST

DAY 3

  • 07:30am – Enjoy your final Drop Bear Breakfast (Veggie & Vegan options)
  • 08:30am – Hit the inland tracks discovering towering trees and take a last swim
  • 12:00pm – Recharge with fresh lunch
  • 01:00pm – Stop at Drop Bears Beach Camp Eco Retreat before driving back to K’gari’s southern tip
  • 03:00pm – Catch the barge over to the mainland – look out for dolphins, turtles and dugongs
  • 03:30pm – Drop off in Rainbow Beach
  • 06:00pm – Arrive back in Noosa

Drop Bear Adventures ★ No.1 Fraser Tour ★ Owner Operated 4x4 Experience ★ 3 Epic Days, Quality Food & Best Destinations

Notes:
Sometimes itineraries can change and must be flexible due to island, tide and weather conditions.

Important
  • Meals & Allergies: Most Dietary Requirements can be catered for – Please ask upon booking
  • Itineraries may be subject to change dependant on weather and other circumstances
  • Minimum Age is 18 years
  • Open to all ages looking for adventure and fun
  • In wet weather events camping may be replaced by accommodation at Drop Bears Beach Camp Eco Retreat

Optional Extras
  • Couples glamping tent upgrade – please ask

Driving a 4×4 vehicle on Fraser island

4-Wheel-Driving on Fraser Island is heaps of fun and is a top highlight for many of our guests. We take the hassle out of navigating the beach and knowing all the 4WD techniques so all you have to do is follow your guides wheel tracks and simple instructions. All our vehicles are fully automatic and in constant 4WD so you can relax and take in the scenery.

Can I drive on Fraser Island?
  1. If you have a full/open drivers licence, are over 21 and passed your driving test more than 12 months ago you can drive a Drop Bear 4WD.
  2. You need to have the Photo ID Card Licence
  3. If your licence is not written in English or states ‘Drivers Licence’ on it in English you will need to provide an international translation.
  4. Please note that you cannot drive if you just have only an international translation.
  5. You must have also your physical licence with you as it is illegal to drive in Queensland without having your original licence.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
  • If you cancel at least 8 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a $50 cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 4 and 7 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 50% cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Unless otherwise stated all refunds will incur a 10% administration fee

TRAVEL INSURANCE:
We recommend you purchase travel insurance which would cover for such things as Road Closures, flight,  bus or tour cancellations
Get a quote now on our travel insurance page

Eco-Certification Awards

The following Eco-Accreditation from Eco Tourism Australia had been achieved.

  • Nature Tourism Certified

Tourism in a natural area that leaves minimal impact on the environment.

Additional Conservation Efforts

Fraser Dingo Watch

Fraser Island Dingoes are well known for being Australia purest breed of Dingo but did you know that they are endangered and close to extinction?

Australia Dingoes live with the threat of baiting, hunting, inbreeding and government ‘wild dog’ eradication programs.

The team at Drop Bear Adventures are dedicated to Dingo conservation and have teamed up with us Tree Huggers to help your eco travel spend go even further.

For every ticket booked through Tree Hugger Travel, Drop Bear Adventures will donate 10% of all sales each year to Dingo conservation programs supported by Save the Fraser Island Dingo Foundation.

How awesome is that?! Help do you part to take care of mother nature and all her wonderful creatures by booking with Tree Hugger Travel today.

K’Gari Community Beach Clean Ups

Drop Bear Adventures have hosted annual beach clean up starting in 2018.

Their most recent clean up in October 2019 helped remove 3.3 tonnes of rubbish, mainly plastic from K’gari/Fraser Island’s beautiful 75 mile beach in just one weekend with the help of 100 dedicated volunteers.

More Eco-initiatives

Drop Bear Adventures call themselves eco-warriors and they mean business.

They believe in taking action from grass roots, the basics and it is making all the difference. Check out this video with the environmental cowboy!


Where Booking Tours means Saving Rainforest

Tree Hugger Travel invest in rebuilding biodiversity hotspots around the world by funding land acquisition through the highly respected World Land Trust and their projects.

Saving Rainforest with David Attenborough, World Land Trust's No.1 Supporter and Patron

How Do We Do That ?

We fund it with Your travel bookings and our eco-rewards programme.

  • Every dollar earns an eco-reward
  • For example: Spend $100 ⇢ Earn 100 eco-rewards
  • Reaching 750 eco-rewards will enable us to fund the permanent protection of 1/4 Acre of Real Rainforest in Real Places.
  • Continue earning and every 750 eco-rewards Tree Hugger Travel will continue protecting.


☆ Recognising Your Contribution ☆

You made this happen and in recognition, You will receive a colourful and informative gift pack by post.

This includes a personalised certificate, information about the project you supported and a letter from World Land Trust thanking you for Your support.

More information? Head to our Eco Rewards Programme page.

BOOK TOURS HERE ♡ PAY NO MORE ♡ SAVE RAINFOREST & WILDLIFE 

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Tour Prices

  • Camping Twin Share: from $549

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  • Operator: Drop Bear Adventures
  • Recommended Age: 18-50 years
  • Min. Age: 18 years
  • Fully Inclusive Tour
  • Wilderness Camp + Fresh Linen
  • Prices AU$ - Valid to 31/3/20
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Your Bookings Save Rainforest

Earn Eco-Rewards that fund the purchase of biologically important threatened rainforests around the world.

We partner with the World Land Trust to make this happen and you, our customers, will receive a personalised certificate in recognition of the land you have helped to save.

Your Bookings Save Rainforest

Earn Eco-Rewards that fund the purchase of biologically important threatened rainforests around the world.

We partner with the World Land Trust to make this happen and you, our customers, will receive a personalised certificate in recognition of the land you have helped to save.

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