Between July and November each year, there’s no better way to discover this idyllic coast than on a sleek catamaran with our local marine mammal expert. Returning each day to an award-winning eco lodge, you’ll take a guided gourmet tour of the world’s largest sand island to see dingoes in the wild. For a deeply relaxing day, you’ll enjoy a visit to Lady Elliott Island to snorkel with turtles and, if you’re lucky, meet a Manta Ray or two.
- Sail on a custom designed catamaran with an international whale and dolphin expert
- See wild pure bred Dingoes in their natural habitat
- Enjoy a small group (4 person) gourmet tour of Fraser Island
- Discover the reef at Lady Elliott Island Eco Resort
Day 1-2 From Hervey Bay, you’ll join the sailing vessel Blue Dolphin and be taken on a guided morning cruise with Peter Lynch to look for dolphins and whales (seasonal). In the evening, you'll make your way to the beautiful Emeraldene Ecolodge.
Day 3 Today you’ll be picked up in a luxury SUV and spend a full day on a small group tour of Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world where dingoes roam in their natural habitat. Your tour includes morning tea, lunch and an afternoon tea of champagne, strawberries and chocolate truffles.
Day 4-5 Fly to Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort for two days fully inclusive on this southern Great Barrier Reef idyll, known as the ‘Home of the Manta Ray’. Snorkel and swim with some of the 1,200 marine species that surround this highly protected coral cay.
Day 6 Return to Hervey Bay.
3 nights accommodation in Hervey Bay, 2 nights on Lady Elliot Island, morning wildlife cruise, full day Fraser Island tour, return flights to Lady Elliot Island, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners.
Note, we can arrange all travel to and from tour locations, quote for group bookings, and tailor any packages as required.
Image credits: Tourism and Events Queensland; Peter Lik, Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, Ellenor Argyropoulos.
This is only one example of a TAILORED tour. Tailoring doesn't mean more expensive ... it can often mean less. We can develop tours to suit budgets and interests. The price depends a lot on what you want to do, where you want to go (some destinations are more limited than others), how often and the level of comfort and guiding you need. Drawing off our extensive portfolio, we find trips fall roughly into these price categories. Drop us a line with where you want to go, for how long and your approximate budget and you might be surprised what we can do for you.
AVG (Range) Tour type
$320 (230 - 380) Self-drive (twin share)
$490 (360 - 600) Small group touring (self drive)
$760 (670 - 830) Liveaboard vessel
$790 (520 - 990) Fully escorted
$980 (930 - 1040) Luxury
$1,000+ Luxury (private guided / aviation)