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River Heads-Fraser Island

From: 40,00

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Crossing

Australia ⇔ Fraser Island

Distance

12 km

Duration

30 minutes

Operator

SeaLink AUS

Sailings

5 times per day

Car+2 pers

AUD 205

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The ferry from River Heads and Fraser Island (and vice versa) is a popular ferry crossing in Australia. It takes about 30 minutes to make this crossing. The River Heads – Fraser Island ferry crossing sails approximately 5 times per day.

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River Heads Fraser Island ferry guide

This is the guide of the connection from River Heads towards Kingfisher Bay Resort.

The distance between River Heads and Fraser Island is approximately 12 km. The ferry on this route is able to cross 12 km in 30 minutes in a convenient way. The speed of the ferry is on average 13 nautical mi/h (knots). It is worth noting that travel time may vary due to wind changes and different vessels operating on the ferry route.

 The River Heads Fraser Island ferry timetable

Kingfisher Ferry Transfer Timetable
Departs River Heads 6:45 9:00 13:00 15:30
Departs Kingfisher Bay Resort Jetty 7:50 10:30 14:30 17:00

On short ferry connections there is no of barely any check-in time, check the Fraser Island Ferry website to read more about the check-in.

Other helpful insights

  • This ferry is operated by Sealink Ferries.
  • Vehicles are allowed on this ferry towards the Great Sandy Strait and the Mary River estuary.
  • Make sure to also check the k'gari connection from River heads to Wanggoolba creek.
  • Country and/or island connection category: Australia ⇔ Fraser Island
  • Pets are allowed on this ferry.

River Heads-Fraser Island price and fare

For most travellers only two prices (ferry fares) are relevant:

  • Minimal fare for River Heads-Fraser Island: AUD 40
  • The average ticket return price with a 4wds : AUD 205

For the calculation for this average fare we added a ‘car'.

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FAQ

Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between River Heads and Fraser Island is currently operated by: SeaLink AUS.

How long does the River Heads-Fraser Island crossing take?

The travel time of the River Heads-Fraser Island ferry is around: 30 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-Fraser Island ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from River Heads to Fraser Island (or the ferry from Fraser Island to River Heads) 5 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 Fraser Island?

The distance between River Heads and Fraser Island is approximately 7 miles or 12 km.
River Heads-Fraser Island
River Heads-Fraser Island

From: 40,00

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