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River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek


2p+Car+Return in our estimation AUD 190
Distance 4 miles, 7 km
Duration 40 minutes
Sailings Up to 8 times per day
Destination(s) 🇦🇺 Australia
Operated by SeaLink AUS
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The ferry from River Heads to Wanggoolba Creek operated by Sealink takes about 40 minutes to reach Wanggoolba Creek. Everything you need to know about this ferry line.

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Ferry to Wanggoolba Creek and River Heads

The River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek ferry brings you in approximately 40 minutes to Fraser Island. This ferry doesn't sail to the resort but arrives near the Wanggoolba Airstrip. From here you can continue your tour over the sandy roads.

  • Book your K'Gari tickets at Sealink in advance. On this website, you also see alternative tickets when booking. There is also a connection between River Heads and Kingfisher Bay Resort.
  • You can travel by car, however, you do need a 4WD!
  • Ticket collection is at the Ticket Hut (Fraser Island Barges Ticket Office: 54 Ariadne Street, River Heads QLD 4655) adjacent to the ferry ramp. All vehicles must check in before boarding the ferry. Please assemble your car in the marked area and be ready to board the ferry approx. 30 minutes prior to the vehicle departure times.

The River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek ferry timetable

Departs River Heads8:3010:1516:00
Departs Kingfisher Bay Resort Jetty9:0015:0017:00

Route Map

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Tickets and booking

Tickets for this ferry can be booked at the Sealink Website. To ensure availability it is wise to buy your ferry tickets long before the departure date. Some crossings are very popular and prices rise when the boats fill up.

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Fraser Ventures

Availability & Tickets


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between River Heads and Wanggoolba Creek is currently operated by Fraser Ventures. Tickets can be bought with SeaLink AUS.

How long does the River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek crossing take?

The travel time of the River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek ferry is around: 30-40 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbour and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from River Heads to Wanggoolba Creek (or the ferry from Wanggoolba Creek to River Heads) 3 times per day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between River Heads and Wanggoolba Creek?

The distance between River Heads and Wanggoolba Creek is approximately 4 miles or 7 km.

River Heads-Wanggoolba Creek