Kingfisher Bay Ferry

How To Get There

The Kingfisher Bay Ferry has three return services which depart River Heads (20 minutes south of Hervey Bay) daily and land at Kingfisher Bay Resort on the western side of Fraser Island. The resort grounds are accessible by 2WD, however The Great Sandy National Park and villages including Eurong Beach Resort are ONLY accessible by 4WD vehicles. If you are planning on bringing a family sedan across (for resort use only), please make sure you check the clearance with our Central Sales and Reservations Team.

DECEMBER / CHRISTMAS / NEW YEARS 2014:  Please note the following timetable amendments during the silly season.

TOP TIP: When planning your journey, please allow extra time for roadworks.

From Hervey Bay
From Boat Harbour Drive, you will need to turn on to Elizabeth Street at the roundabout near the Urangan Woolworths and follow this road past airport. Please turn left on to River Heads Road (which is signed and may come up in electronic GPS navigation systems as Ariadne Road) and follow the road all the way to end to arrive at ferry loading area. The Ticket Hut will be located on your right hand side.

From Maryborough
Follow the Maryborough–Hervey Bay Road and, at the large roundabout, take the Boral Road exit. Continue along until you see signage for River Heads Road (on your right hand side).  Follow this road all the way through to the ferry loading area.

If you don't wish to use electronic navigation, feel free to print directions and choose the best route for your trip with River Heads Google Maps. Tide times can be downloaded from Bureau of Meteorology website (use Urangan for western side tide times and Waddy Point for the eastern beach times.

Departure Times

Departure times from River Heads daily at:
6.45am, 9.00am, 12.30pm, 3.30pm and 6.45pm
9.30pm service operating only on Friday and Saturday (and peak holiday times).

Departure times from Kingfisher Bay Resort at:
7.50 am, 10.30am, 2.00pm, 5.00pm and 8.30pm
11.00pm service operating only on Friday and Saturday (and peak holiday times).

DECEMBER / CHRISTMAS / NEW YEARS 2014:  Please note the following timetable amendments during the silly season.

Ticket Collection

Ticket collection is at the Ticket Hut adjacent to the ferry ramp. All vehicles must check in before boarding ferry. Please assemble your vehicle in the marked area and be ready to board the ferry approx. 20 minutes prior to the vehicle departure times.

Prices
Return CostOne Way Cost

Off Peak: $165.00 per vehicle
Peak: $175.00 per vehicle
(including driver and 3 passengers)

Off Peak: $95.00 per vehicle
Peak: $105.00 per vehicle
(including driver and 3 passengers)
Off Peak: $12.00 per extra vehicle passenger 
Peak: $15.00 per extra vehicle passenger
Off Peak:$6.00 per extra vehicle passenger
Peak: $7.50 per extra vehicle passenger
Off Peak: $75.00 up to 6ft
Peak: $80.00 up to 6ft
(boats, campers, caravans & trailers)
Off Peak: $55.00 up to 6ft
Peak: $65.00 up to 6ft
(boats, campers, caravans & trailers)
Off Peak: $115.00 7ft - 18ft
Peak: $120.00 7ft - 18ft
(boats, campers, caravans & trailers)
Off Peak: $75.00 7ft - 18ft
Peak: $85.00 7ft-18ft
(boats, campers, caravans & trailers)
Off Peak: $300.00 per truck
Peak: $320.00 per truck
 
Off Peak: $65.00 per motor bike
Peak: $70.00 per motor bike
 
$50.00 adults, $25 children
( walk on passengers)
 

Peak Dates: 18 Apr 14 - 21 Apr 14; 19 Sep 14 - 06 Oct 14; 26 Dec 14 - 11 Jan 15

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Gorgeous Kingfisher Bay Resort overlooks the Great Sandy Strait on the western side of Fraser Island. The resort is a purpose-built ecotourism resort and has won numerous awards and accolades over...

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