Discover the pristine beaches and forest-clad coastline of Fraser Island on a guided Jet Ski tour from Hervey Bay. Cross the warm turquoise waters of the Great Sandy Strait to reach the World Heritage-listed island, then head west to explore shallow inlets around Moon Point. Along the way, look for wildlife, snorkel in gorgeous locations, and enjoy a fun ride with informative commentary provided by your expert guide. Choose from three different tours, which all include the option to ride solo or double up with a friend.
Named K’Gari — paradise — by the local Aboriginal people, Fraser Island was formed over the millennia by sand that drifted from mainland Australia. It boasts miles of pristine beaches, coastal mangrove forests, sheltered coves and the world’s only rainforest that grows in sand.Your guided Jet Ski tour to Fraser Island starts with a thorough safety briefing and lesson on operating the Jet Ski. You’ll be riding top-quality Yamaha VX Deluxe Wave Runners powered by 1,100 cc engines that provide a comfortable, smooth ride. You can ride solo, or partner up with a friend and ride double. Groups are limited to eight people in order to provide a more personalized experience. All tours depart from Hervey Bay and cross the Great Sandy Strait to Fraser Island. Once you reach the island, your guide leads you to pretty bays and inlets, remote white-sand beaches, and great snorkeling spots. On the water, you might spot marine wildlife such as sea turtles, dolphins, sea birds, or even a large dugong (akin to the manatee) if you’re lucky. Your guide shares informative and entertaining commentary throughout the tour, and can offer tips to improve your Jet Ski technique. Enjoy breaks for photo ops, snorkeling, swimming, and, on longer tours, a visit to a beachside resort for refreshments (own expense). Please see below for more details on each tour.Moon Tour (1.5 hours):Leave Hervey Bay and cross Great Sandy Strait, taking in spectacular scenery as you zip over to Fraser Island. Travel down the west coast of the island to Moon Point where your guide leads you through the shallow waters of this scenic point before returning to Hervey Bay. This option is suitable for both beginner and experienced jet skiers, and people who prefer a shorter tour. Safari Tour (2.5 hours):As above, this tour heads to Fraser Island, but before going to Moon Point you stop at Kingfisher Bay Resort. There you can purchase a refreshment from the beachside cafe and soak up amazing views of the Great Sandy Strait before continuing along the stunning west coast of Fraser Island to Moon Point. Explore Moon Point by Jet Ski, and stop at Pelican Banks to snorkel or swim, before you make your way back to Hervey Bay. Ultimate Tour (4 hours): Maximize your time exploring Fraser Island on this Jet Ski experience that includes a morning tea and lunch. Head towards the west coast of Fraser Island and make a stop at Kingfisher Bay Resort. Then hop back on your Jet Ski to travel along the coast to Moon Point. Explore shallow inlets and pristine white-sand beaches around Moon Point before continuing to Pelican Banks to swim and snorkel. After splashing around Pelican Banks, make your way back to your starting point in Hervey Bay for a delicious lunch at Aquavue Cafe Watersports.