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Fraser Getaway: Light show, 4WD touring, high tea, seafood buffet and more! (Nov 2024)

Over-60s getaway
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    DURATION
    3 days, 2 nights
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    DURATION DAYS
    3 days
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    DURATION NIGHTS
    2 nights
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    DEPARTS
    11 November 2024
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    RETURNS
    13 November 2024
  • See the spectacular new I​llumina 'Return to Sky' light show
  • Explore the island on a h​alf-day 4WDtour
  • Enjoy a s​unset cruise with nibbles
  • Celebrate Christmas early with a festive-themed seafood buffet (and gift!)

Get a few friends together — or make plenty of new ones — on a relaxed over-60s adventure.

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Aerial view of Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island

Inclusions/Exclusions

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Your package includes:

  • Secure car parking for one vehicle per room at River Heads for the duration of your stay
  • Return passenger ferry transfers between River Heads and Fraser Island
  • 2 nights Resort Hotel accommodation at Kingfisher Bay Resort
  • Private Half Day 4WD Island tour including morning tea and National Park fees
  • Sunset Cruise with nibbles and a glass of bubbly
  • Illumina ‘Return to Sky’ light show
  • K​ingfisher High Tea
  • 2​ course dinner on Wongari Deck
  • Festive themed seafood buffet including a pre-dinner drink in the ballroom and a gift to take home
  • P​orterage to/from rooms on arrival/departure

Call our Brisbane based travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure your place!

Your fare excludes:
  • A​irfares & Travel Insurance

Itinerary

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Please note that this itinerary is subject to change.

Monday 11 November 2024

Today, you'll make your own way to River Heads to join the rest of the group for your ferry transfer (approx 1pm) to Kingfisher Bay Resort - your home for the next 2 nights.

M​id afternoon relax on a Sunset Cruise with light nibbles and a glass of bubbly prior to dinner at Wongari Deck.

This evening check out the all new light and sound spectacle, Illumina. Using the surrounding native environment as an artistic platform, Illumina’s extraordinary ‘Return to Sky’ light show presentation will explore the island’s story of discovery, regeneration, and growth. The show will captivate audiences with its ethereal beauty, casting vibrant hues and intricate patterns across the night sky, celebrating the movement, texture, and colour of K’gari as the narrative of the world’s largest sand island unfolds.

Tuesday 12 November 2024

Today, breakfast is served from 6:30am. Departing (8:30am) after breakfast, you'll get to see the sights of Fraser Island on a half day 4WD Island tour.

Visit Lake Birrabeen, Central Station & Wanggoolba Creek and enjoy morning tea. On arrival back to the hotel relish the Kingfisher High Tea. This afternoon is yours to explore the island at your leisure.

This evening meet at Sterling Deck for a pre-dinner beverage prior to your festive themed seafood buffet in the Ballroom and you'll be able to celebrate with your travelling companions and new found friends.

Wednesday 13 November 2024

Sadly your Fraser Island holiday comes to an end today. This morning, buffet breakfast will be served from 6:30am. After breakfast, you'll be transferred from Fraser Island to the mainland (approx 10:30am ferry), before making your own way home.

Dates and Prices

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11 - 13 November 2024

  • Twin share from $1,159 per person
  • Solo Traveller from $1,399 per person

Want to avoid the single supplement? If you're willing to share, we can happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share, otherwise a single room rate will apply.

Call our Brisbane based travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure your place!

Accommodation

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Aerial view of Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island

Kingfisher Bay Resort

Nestled into the island's landscape, these Queenslander-style rooms are peaceful and private – linked by walkways that meander through World Heritage-listed surrounds, while still just a short stroll to the Centre Complex.

These spacious and comfortable rooms are the perfect escape from the everyday – immerse yourself in nature and retreat from the noise of the busy world with an island escape. Start your day by relaxing with a tea or coffee on your private balcony, while being serenaded by the island’s native birds.

Each Standard Resort Hotel Room has:

  • Queen Size Bed
  • King Single Bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath/Shower
  • Refillable body wash, shampoo + conditioner
  • HD Flat screen TV
  • In-room phone
  • Bar fridge
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & ironing board

FAQs

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You are advised to arrive at the Mainland Reception River Heads to check-in 40 minutes prior to the ferry departure time. A courtesy shuttle from Mainland Reception to the jetty will leave 10 minutes prior to departure for our walk-on passengers. Self-drivers will be given further instruction by the Reception team.

What do should I pack?

  • Lightweight casual clothes
  • Sand shoes or comfortable walking shoes
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Smart casual clothing after 6:00pm
  • Make sure you bring jacket for cool nights
  • Don't forget your camera!

Secure Car Parking - River Heads:

  • Secure car parking for ONE VEHICLE per room is included in this package

The journey is approximately 3.5 hours' drive north of Brisbane City. Join the Bruce Highway and stay north on this route through Gympie, then take the Maryborough exit off the highway onto the Maryborough -  Hervey Bay Road.

H​ow to find the secure parking: Vehicles need to be checked in at the River Heads Property Sales office (3/54 Ariadne St, River Heads) in the River Heads Shopping Village just down from the IGA supermarket. Our office hours are 8:00am – 4 pm. The Kingfisher Bay office is just a short walk (20m) down the veranda from our office at the shopping centre, they will check you in if you are staying at the resort.

Willing to share:
One of the advantages of travelling on a Travel at 60 dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers so that you can avoid paying the single supplement. Subject to availability of another traveller of the same gender willing to share, otherwise a single room rate will apply.

T&Cs

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Minimum numbers are required for the group to operate. Same gender solo pair up is subject to availability. If we are unable to match you with another traveller the sole use price will be charged.

Deposit - A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required within 7 days of booking

Final Payment - The balance is due no later than Friday 20 September 2024.

Supplier Cancellation Fees - Cancel 46 Days prior to travel loss of deposit, cancel 45 days or less prior to travel no refund.

3​0 days prior to travel any amendments such as but not limited to name changes pick up and drop off location changes will incur a $25 per person fee.

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