Don’t have a lot of time!? Or just want to do a short hike, well this is for you! During this hike, you will be able to explore the world-famous Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby and lush tropical rainforests. This hike is supported with an on-the-ground guide who will pick you up and drop you off, set up your camp and cook your dinner – what more could you want!
DAY 1 – 10.6km
Arrive at our head office, for a short hiker briefing. The guide will then transfer the group to the first part of the walk. You will start the walk by hiking into Lake McKenzie, where you will break for lunch at the picnic area. Enjoy the stunning, beautiful white sanded beach and swim in the pristine freshwater perched lake. After lunch, you will then hike to the central rainforest area (Central Station).
Along the way you will stop off at the pristine Basin Lake where you can take a stop and have a refreshing swim, before hiking back to camp. Marvel at huge Satinay trees growing out of the pure sand in this rainforest wonderland. When you arrive back at Central Station walkers camp your guide will have set up your camp and be waiting for you with wine and cheese! The guide will prepare your yummy dinner, which you can enjoy before falling asleep under the stars!
DAY 2 – 9.6km
Wake up in the beautiful rainforest, after breakfast you will walk exploring the untouched, lush and tropical rainforest, before being picked up by your guide to start the next walk! The guide will drive you to the Eastern Beach, via Eurong township and the famous 75mile beach, where you will stop along the way to enjoy your lunch in the wilderness. You will then be dropped at the Lake Wabby entrance and walk into the lake, where you can relax in the deepest Lake on Fraser Island! Once finished, you will then do a short walk to the lookout point where you can enjoy a stunning view! You will then be driven back to Kingfisher Bay Resort, where you can relax and have a nice sunset drink before boarding the barge back to Hervey Bay!
Sights include: Central Station, Pile Valley, Basin Lake, Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby
Fraser Island Hiking has the permits to offer fully supported hike staying over night at the rustic hikers camps on Fraser Island’s Great Walk track system, we are one of the only businesses that promotes over night hiking on Fraser Island. Your guide will be there to provide all the information you need to get the best out of your supported hiking experience on the largest sand Island!
‣ Tents, sleeping bags and mats
‣ Transfer of overnight bags
‣ Camp set up and meal preparation
‣ Minimum 2 people – Maximum 6 people
‣ Barge & 4WD transfer
‣ Hiker information & safety briefing
‣ Maps and Itineraries
‣ Hikers camp permits $7 per person per night (included)
‣ Suitable walking/ hiking shoes
‣ Small amount of personal belongings
‣ Camera/ Phone to take photos
‣ Sunscreen, hat, sun glasses
‣ Insect repellent
‣ Large bottle to carry water
Experience the beauty of K’gari’s Blue Lakes at sunset, sunrise, full moon, you won’t forget the stars!