Kingfisher Bay Ferry

How To Get There

The Kingfisher Bay Ferry has four 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.

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

Departing River Heads: 6.45, 9.00, 13.00, 15.30 and 18.00 (Friday only)

Departing Kingfisher Bay Resort: 7.50, 10.30, 14.30, 17.00 and 19:00 (Friday only)

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.

This office will operate 7 days a week to provide services to barge, tours and resort guests.
The Ticket Hut (Located by the River Heads Boat Ramp) will be open daily from 06:30 - 13:00 and 13:45 - 16:00, closed on Christmas Day.

River Heads Mainland Reception will open from 08:00 - 16:00.

PLEASE NOTE:

• Should crossing times change during cases of extreme low tides, our Reservations team will inform you at time of booking.
• The 6pm service departing River Heads, and 7pm departing Kingfisher Bay Resort is currently operating on Fridays only.

Prices
Return CostOne Way Cost

STANDARD 4WD (up to 5.3m)
Off Peak: $190.00 per vehicle
Peak: $215.00 per vehicle
(Vehicle only)
$5.00 per driver/extra vehicle passenger.

STANDARD 4WD (up to 5.3m)
Off Peak: $114.00 per vehicle
Peak: $129.00 per vehicle
(Vehicle only)
$5.00 per driver/extra vehicle passenger.

LARGE 4WD (over 5.3m)
Off Peak: $265.00 per vehicle
Peak: $285.00 per vehicle
(Vehicle only)
$5.00 per driver/extra vehicle passenger.

LARGE 4WD (over 5.3m)
Off Peak: $159.00 per vehicle
Peak: $171.00 per vehicle
(Vehicle only)
$5.00 per driver/extra vehicle passenger.
TRAILER/CARAVAN UP TO 4m
(Including draw bar)
Off Peak: $110.00
Peak: $130.00
TRAILER/CARAVAN UP TO 4m
(Including draw bar)
Off Peak: $66.00
Peak: $78.00
TRAILER/CARAVAN OVER 4m, UP TO 7m
(Including draw bar)
Off Peak: $150.00
Peak: $165.00
TRAILER/CARAVAN OVER 4m, UP TO 7m
(Including draw bar)
Off Peak: $90.00
Peak: $99.00

MOTORBIKE
Off Peak: $110.00 per motor bike
Peak: $115.00 per motor bike
(Motorbike only)
$5.00 per driver/extra bike passenger.

MOTORBIKE
Off Peak: $60.00 per motor bike
Peak: $69.00 per motor bike
(Motorbike only)
$5.00 per driver/extra bike passenger.
BICYCLE
Off Peak: 60 per bike
Peak: $60 per bike
BICYCLE
Off Peak: $35 per bike
Peak: $35 per bike
WALK-ON PASSENGERS
$60.00 adults,
$30 children (4 - 14 years),
infants (0 - 3 years) free.
WALK-ON PASSENGERS
$35.00 adults,
$18 children (4 - 14 years),
infants (0 - 3 years) free.

All rates are in Australian Dollars and are valid until 31 March 2022
*19 Dec 2020  - 12 Jan 2021, 1 - 4 April 2021, 18 Sep - 04 Oct 2021, 23rd Dec 2021 - 10 Jan 2022.

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