Drive 3½ hours north of Brisbane on the Bruce Hwy to Rainbow Beach and collect your 4WD permit and map of Fraser Island. From Rainbow Beach (and after deflating your vehicle’s tires), it’s a 15 minute drive to the vehicle barge at Inskip Point. Once on the island, follow the spectacular Seventy-mile Beach* 2 hours north to Indian head and inland to Orchid Beach. Take Eliza Ave. to the left at the ‘welcome sign’ when entering the village. Eliza Frazer Lodge is No. 8, being the 4th driveway on the left.
*Note: Beach driving is not recommended for inexperienced drivers. To arrive safely at Orchid Beach, suitable tide times (Waddy Point) must be strictly adhered to. Feel free to contact the property direct to enquire about 4WD permit charges and barge fees.
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FIXED WING AIRCRAFT
Air Fraser Island charters* to Eliza Fraser Lodge include a majestic scenic tour of Indian Head and the Sandy Cape peninsular.
Charter flights are from Hervey Bay or the Sunshine Coast to Orchid Beach, weather permitting.
*Note: Luggage is limited to 10kg per person (soft luggage only).
Commercial flights are available from most capital cities to Hervey Bay Airport which is located on Don Adams Drive.
Please call Air Fraser Island +61 (0) 7 4125 3600 to discuss your requirements.
Brisbane Helicopters offers a service from Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Hervey Bay and Byron Bay to Orchid Beach.
They can be contacted by email from their website or phone 61 (0) 7 32025111.
For guests choosing to use these services, your Elisa Fraser Lodge host will greet you upon landing and provide 4WD transport to your accommodation.
Eliza Fraser Lodge Address:
8 Eliza Avenue, Orchid Beach, Fraser Island Qld 4581 Australia