Fraser Coast Opportunities

Fraser Island Permits


All vehicles travelling on Fraser Island must have a valid RAM access permit affixed to the left hand side of the windscreen.


National Park campers must have a camping permit attached to their tent for inspection by the Department of Environment & Resource Management (DERM) Rangers.  All permits must be purchased before arriving on Fraser Island.

Permit Issuing

  • Smart Service Qld - phone 13QGOV (13 74 68) -
  • Department of Environment & Resource Management Customer Service Centre, PO Box 15155, City East, Brisbane, Qld, 4002
    160 Ann Street, Brisbane (open 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday) - phone (07) 3227 8185

Vehicle and camping permits

  • Hervey Bay Visitor Information Centre, Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road, Urraween - phone 1800 811 728
  • Maryborough Visitor Information Centre, City Hall, Kent Street Maryborough - phone 1800 217 789
  • DERM Rainbow Beach, Rainbow Beach Road - phone (07) 5486 9900
  • (open 7.00am to 4.00pm Daily)
  • River Heads Information Kiosk, located at the barge departure car park
    (open 6.15am to 11.15am and 2.00pm to 3.30pm Daily)

For your safety, please observe all current road signs on Fraser Island. 

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