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What vehicles are allowed on Fraser Island?
Fraser Island is accessible to 4WD Vehicles only. All roads on the Island are SAND TRACKS, Low range is required to traverse the island. The Eastern or Ocean Beach is traversable 2 hours either side of the high tide. Normal Australian road rules apply to all tracks and beaches on Fraser Island.
Can you use heat beads on Fraser Island?
The appliance must use only manufactured fuel. It must be used for cooking and/or heating only. Appliances that are not fully self-contained, such as braziers, are not permitted. All appliances, materials and fuels (e.g. heat beads) must be removed from the national park on departure.
Can you take camper trailers to Fraser Island?
Campervans are self-contained vehicles that offer lodging and storage for the owner. While they are a convenient way to go camping, these vehicles are not permitted on Fraser Island. The majority of Fraser Island is made up of sand which simply isn’t suitable for vehicles that aren’t 4WD.
Can you take a van to Fraser Island?
Fraser Island is located off the east coast of Australia on the Fraser Coast. The only way to get to and from the island is by a ferry or barge as there are no bridges that go between the island and the mainland. While you cannot technically drive to the island – you can take your vehicle!
Can you self drive on Fraser Island?
If you have heard of Fraser Island, you are surely aware of its innate beauty. The world’s largest sand island welcomes somewhere in the neighbourhood of 500,000 visitors each and every year. The best way to see it all is a self-drive tour of Fraser Island.
Can you do Fraser Island without a 4WD?
Yes, you can drive on Fraser Island. You must have a 4WD to drive on the resort (aside from Kingfisher Resort). Police patrol the island.
Can you tow a caravan on Fraser Island?
The island is separated from the mainland by the Great Sandy Strait and your 4WD adventure begins with a voyage across it on a vehicle/passenger barge. All-wheel drive vehicles and conventional caravans are not recommended and some inland tracks are not suitable for towing.
Can you camp anywhere on Fraser Island?
You can’t just camp wherever you want on Fraser Island. You can only camp in the designated camping areas with the appropriate permit and camping is completely prohibited at Eli Creek. While this might go against your free camping spirit, many of the camping areas on Fraser Island are remote and completely basic.
Can you free camp on Fraser Island?
In short, no. You can’t free camp on Fraser Island. If you plan on camping there, you will need to apply for a camping permit for the campgrounds you want to use before you go.
Do you need a 4WD to go to Fraser Island?
Yes, you can drive on Fraser Island. You must have a 4WD to drive on the resort (aside from Kingfisher Resort). It is important to note that Fraser Island has the same road laws as the rest of Australia. Drivers who do not obey the rules of the road will be fined.
Do you need a 4WD to drive on Fraser Island?
Yes, you can drive on Fraser Island. You must have a 4WD to drive on the resort (aside from Kingfisher Resort). It is important to note that Fraser Island has the same road laws as the rest of Australia. Police patrol the island.
Do you need a lift kit for Fraser Island?
A suspension lift is nice but not really needed for Fraser. Diesel was $2.16 per litre. Get your tyre pressures right and drive to the tides and you will have no problem.