Fraser Dingo 4WD Hire

What to know about hiring a 4WD to K’gari with us!

Experience the real beauty of Fraser island with our 4WD hire!

If you are two people or six people, we have a 4WD package for you! See below all of the information on what is included in our 4WD packages.

This is what is included in all of our 4WD hire packages:

Stress-free booking process: There is a lot involved in preparing for a Fraser Island trip and getting to the Island depends on barge availability. Give yourself the best chances by booking in advance, especially in peak season!

Personalised itinerary: Discovering Fraser Island is an extremely tide and weather-dependant adventure! Leave the headache of preparing the itinerary to us to avoid the unnecessary driving time, that way you can relax and know we’ve planned the best itinerary for you! Enjoy the inland hidden treasures of Fraser Island during high tide and get to the Eastern Beach safely for low tide for the drive of your life.

Extensive knowledge of Fraser Island: Our Dingo team knows all about Fraser Island and can provide you with all sorts of special interest information. Dingo awareness, short or extended walk/hike options, nature conservation, Fraser Island history… Let us know what you want to know!

Eco experience: The Fraser Dingo team is environmentally aware and undertakes many sustainable practices. This includes carbon offsetting all 4WD vehicles, using sustainable products in the office and recycling and composting. Our headquarters also runs on solar power!

Fuel: Vehicle is hired with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with a full tank of fuel, all of our vehicles are unleaded (the approx. cost of a full fuel tank is $50 – $100+ depending on how many days hire).

Immaculate vehicle: All vehicles are all hired in detailed and immaculately cleaned condition and must be returned in hired clean condition. On return of hire the vehicle may either be cleaned at the car wash approx. cost $25.00 or you can add our Dingo Clean for $60.

Automatic 4WD Hire: Cruise around the Island in one of our brightly painted PINK or BLUE Toyota Landcruiser Prado’s! From 1 to 6 people, conditions apply.

Dingo safety information: All dingo literature is distributed before arrival and brochures are provided  for all customers. We also provide dingo sticks in all 4WD vehicles for protection.

Barge transfers: The barge transfer to K’gari (Fraser Island) are an mandatory product that you added on checkout as a departure and return option from $280 + the $10 per person levy. Once we have got confirmation of your barge booking we will send a confirmation email with the schedule of your trip summarised.

Vehicle Access Permit for K’gari Fraser Island: Please note that you must book your own vehicle access permit to enter a recreation area. This has to have the correct Registration number for the vehicle you are hiring from us. We will send an email with the details of the vehicle the day before departure and you can book this permit via the QPWS online booking website. The cost for this permit will be from $58, this is a mandatory local charge that you must purchase and we will not release our vehicle without seeing this permit.

Mandatory 4WD safety briefing: We undertake a 1 hour safety briefing prior to departure, during this briefing we tell you all the information to enjoy your time on Fraser Island. This can be the day before departure or the morning of departure, depending on availability. Please allow at least 2h before your preferred barge time choice.

Things to note

Pink is the new Green. Our 4WD vehicles don’t have air-conditioning, for ecological and economical reasons. Open your windows and fill your lungs with Fraser’s World Heritage fresh air.

Think and plan ahead! Our 4WD hire packages can be in high demand (especially in holidays and peak seasons) and we have limited availability. So make sure you book in advance to secure your dream Fraser trip at the best price!

International travellers, you need to be covered with travel insurance. This often needs to be organised before traveling to Australia but if you are already here, try 1Cover!

Drivers must be 25 years or over to hire a 4WD. Sorry we do not hire groups with all participants under 23 years. Groups with drivers between 23-25 years can drive but additional excess reduction applies.

Mechanically checked: All our vehicles are mechanically checked prior to departure to ensure that the vehicle you are hiring is mechanically sound and in good condition. The vehicles are then checked on return for any damage, before the hirer bond is cleared.

Security bond: Credit card bond is taken (funds frozen, not taken) for all hires in case of vehicle damage, this is between $2000 for all bookings.

Excess reduction: Our excess is $4000 for drivers over 25 years and up to $6000 for drivers under 25 years. If you would like to reduce your excess to NiL from approx. $15.00 per day please consider Car Hire Excess. 

4WD Hire limits apply: Please note that we have hire limits and kilometer limits and charges can apply if vehicles are returned substantially over these km limits.

  • 1 day hire limit –  furthest north on 75 Mile Beach is The Pinnacles (Km limit = 150)
  • 2 day hire limit –  furthest north on 75 Mile Beach is Cathedrals (Km Limit = 180) Not enough time to go further North to Indian Head. If you want to travel further, book a 3 day trip!
  • 3 day or more day hire limit – furthest north on 75 Mile Beach is Indian Head, furthest south Dili Village. (3 Day Km limit = 280km)

The limit on all 4 or more day hires is Dilli Village (South) and Indian Head/ Champagne Pools (North). Please note that ALL 4WD hire is restricted and can not go to Western Beaches, apart from barge landings.

Best Fraser Island 4WD Hire

Pick your Fraser Island Adventure

Fraser Dingo offers a range of products and packages to suit the needs of all travellers! From our couples campers to our 4WD accommodation packages, pick your experience below. Other packages also offered, please see individual pages for more information.

1 Day 4WD Hire

Enjoy the beauty of Fraser Island with a one day 4wd hire. See five of Fraser’s iconic sites including: Lake McKenzie, Central Station, Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck, Pinnacles.

Multi-Day 4WD Hire

Explore Fraser Island with your friends or family. Stay 2, 3, 4 or more days, have the freedom of a 4WD with a personalised itinerary to see the best sites.

Couples 4WD Camper

Experience Fraser Island in a 4WD Camper. Priced for 2 people this package includes everything you need for 2, 3, 4 or more days on Fraser Island to slow down, relax, and enjoy.

2 Day Tagalong Tour

Join Fraser Dingo 4wd Adventures for our relaxed and friendly guided 2 Day 4WD Tour, staying in beach house accommodation on Fraser Island. Adventure by day – comfort by night!

4WD Camping

Want to experience four wheel driving on Fraser Island and spend your nights camping under the magic night sky? Our camping package is the hassle free way pack less and see more.

Fraser Island Hiking

Explore Fraser Island on foot, with one of Fraser Island Hikings unique hiking packages. Discover the untouched nature when you slow down and walk through the diverse landscapes.

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