Trip reference number: 7762

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Wildlife Of Australia’S Nature Coast

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Australia's 'Nature Coast' boasts highly diverse wildlife and includes two UNESCO World Heritage listed destinations: Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island at the south end of the Great Barrier Reef.

Here you can enjoy some of the world's finest marine biodiversity at the southernmost point of the famed Barrier Reef, far from Queensland's crowded mainland resorts and with the flexibility that comes from a self-drive holiday. Fraser Island – the world's largest sand island – offers chances to see humpback whales, minke whales and bottlenose dolphins, and some of Australia's weird and wonderful indigenous creatures, such as the distinctive but elusive dingo. Meanwhile, trails through the dense tropical rainforest of Kondalilla National Park in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast provide opportunities for walking and seeing birds and wildlife such as echidna, possums, wallabies and goannas.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Brisbane
  3. Days 3-4: Drive to Kondalilla National Park & explore the vicinity
  4. Day 5: Drive to Hervey Bay, ferry to Fraser Island
  5. Days 6-7: Explore Fraser Island
  6. Day 8: Ferry to the mainland & fly to Lady Elliot Island
  7. Day 9: Explore Lady Elliot Island
  8. Day 10: Fly back to Hervey Bay, drive to Brisbane airport & depart
  9. Day 11: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Aug to Oct: Whales are only seen between August and October
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £2,845 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £1,695 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Nature drive
    • Scuba diving
    • Sea kayaking
    • Swimming
    • Walking

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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