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Kingfisher Bay Passenger Ferry Service

Kingfisher Bay Passenger Ferry Service

Kingfisher Bay Resort - K'gari, Fraser Island
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About Kingfisher Bay Passenger Ferry Service

The Kingfisher Bay Passenger Ferry is the primary service of transportation to Fraser Island, with five services to Kingfisher Bay Resort each day from River Heads and return. This ferry has seating for 220 passengers on two decks with a fully licensed bar, espresso coffee and snack food available. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes, across the Great Sandy Strait.

Guests are advised to arrive at the River Heads Mainland Reception 40 minutes prior to their ferry departure, for check-in. A courtesy shuttle from the Mainland Reception, down to the ferry will leave 10 minutes prior to ferry departure time.

Fraser Island is re-open and we are excited to welcome you to paradise! Kingfisher Bay Resort has re-opened to guests for overnight stays. Operational changes follow new COVID Safe guidelines.

Accessibility Information

This is the only ferry service available for people with a disability not bringing a 4WD vehicle to the Island. Wheelchair access is available at Riverhead and a sealed pathway leads from the Kingfisher Bay Jetty to the Kingfisher Resort. The paths within the resort are all sealed. Accessible accommodation and dining are available at the resort. The ferry also takes vehicles and is a starting point for a 4WD tour of the Island.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person.
Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.

54 Ariadne Street Shop 7, River Heads Shopping Village (Kingfisher Bay Resort Mainland Reception)
River Heads 4655

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