K’gari, Fraser Island is just a short 3.5-hour drive north of Queensland’s capital or a 50-minute flight from Brisbane to the Hervey Bay Airport.

Making your way island-side is seamless and hassle free thanks to the Fraser Island experts! Kingfisher Bay Resort sits 9 kms (5 nautical miles) from our Hervey Bay mainland and the calm waters of the Fraser Coast are perfect way to start your journey to paradise.

A centralised events and reservations team are on hand to book your ferry transfers, accommodation, touring requirements, and even meal packages from start to finish.

Arriving by air?  No worries - the resort has a helipad and staff can meet you on arrival.  Want to come by boat? Just as easy - as long as the team know your arrival plans, we can accommodate.

Group and conference travelling is just as simple - and the Fraser Island events team will happily assist with managing the process.

Air Transfers

QantasLink operates daily services from Brisbane to Hervey Bay Airport. Transfer services can be arranged by our team, where a driver will meet guests at the airport pick up area and make their way to mainland reception for check in. Luggage is weighed and the resort's porters will deliver bags directly to your room on the island. Guests and handle luggage are then transferred to the ferry departure point.

Or talk to us about taking an Air Fraser flight and landing on 75 Mile Beach for a bucket-list arrival.


Once you’ve arrived in Hervey Bay, make your way to our River Heads Mainland Reception (54 Ariadne Street, River Heads Queensland 4655) and begin the check-in process. Here you will tag your bags for our porter service and park your vehicle. Secure parking is available with prebooking advised. A short courtesy transfer will take your team and handle luggage to the ferry boarding area.

From Brisbane: 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.

From Maryborough: Follow the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road North toward Hervey Bay (16.8 kms). At the large roundabout, take the Booral Road exit and travel for approximately 12 kms. Then, turn right into River Heads Road and travel a further 9.6kms to arrive at Kingfisher Bay's Mainland Reception located at River Heads Shopping Village (on your right-hand side). River Heads Road is named Ariadne Street on map services.

From Bundaberg: The journey is approximately 1.5 hours’ drive south. Follow the Bruce Highway south. Turn off at Torbanlea and follow signs to Hervey Bay (21kms). Turn left onto the Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road. Travel 0.7kms and turn right on to Booral Road. Travel for approximately 12 kms, then turn right into River Heads Road and travel 9.6kms to arrive at Kingfisher Bay's Mainland Reception located at River Heads Shopping Village (on your right-hand side). River Heads Road is locally named Ariadne Street.

Secure Parking

Secure car park facilities are adjacent to our River Heads Mainland Reception and are open from 08:00-16:00. Upon check-in at Mainland Reception, guests will be issued with a secure pin number to gain access to the parking facilities. Bookings are highly recommended and can be made directly with our conference team.

Shuttles and Transfers

Pick up and drop off transfer services can be arranged by our team at an additional charge.

External shuttles services also operate pick up services from Maryborough West train station and from the major coach stations – please advise our team of your chosen transport.

Ferry Transfers

Kingfisher Bay Resort is located on the waterfront of Fraser Island’s western bay. To access the island and our purpose-built property, ferry services operating from River Heads, including both passenger and 4WD vehicle transfer services.

Once completing the check-in process at our River Heads Mainland Reception (54 Ariadne Street, River Heads Queensland 4655) - it’s a 50-minute trip across the Great Sandy Strait where you can spot marine life and enjoy two decks with a fully licensed bar and snack food available. You'll be greeted by resort staff island side and transferred to the main Centre Complex to complete the check in process.

Additional vehicle barge services are available to Wanggoolba Creek, to access the island’s beauty spots promptly. Wanggoolba Creek is a leisurely 1-hour drive across the island to the resort. From Rainbow Beach there is 4WD only ferry access via Inksip Point.

To find out more information on timetables and booking just ask us.

Contact Us

Lisa Walker, Sales Manager
PMB 1 Urangan

Phone: (07) 4194 9491 / +61 7 4194 9491
Mobile: 0427 775 033 / +61 427 775 033