Fraser Island accommodation suits the needs of all holidaymakers. There is a wide range of holiday homes in a number of locations on the island as well as caravan park style cabins, self contained holiday units together with backpacker< and four star hotel accommodation. Accommodation on Fraser Island is located on the Great Sandy Straits side where Mercure Kingfisher Bay Resort is located as well as on the ocean side in townships like Eurong beach, Cathedral beach, Happy Valley and Orchid Beach. The accommodation on Fraser Island can be accessed from either Hervey Bay by vehicular ferry or fast catamaran which runs a regular service to Kingfisher Bay Resort. Car ferries operate from both Inskip Point in the south, River heads and from Hervey Bay itself.
Kingfisher Bay Resort is the leading resort on the island and they have accommodation ranging from hotel rooms through to fully self contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. The three bedroom banksia executive units and the two bedroom Pandanus units feature multilevel pole house type construction and are located on the hill behind and overlooking the resort. These units feature spas and top quality inclusions. The hotel suites are roomy and located close to the pools and restaurants that are a feature of this wonderful resort. There are three swimming pools and three restaurants of different standards and the main resort building is an architectural masterpiece as it blends into the ecological surroundings of the Fraser Island forest and lakes. Kingfisher Bay resort also offers a wide range of Fraser Island tours to visit the islands many beauty spots.
Eurong Beach resort is situated on the ocean side of the island. This resort caters more to the budget and middle range in the market. The resort caters through fully self contained units through hotel style suites and most are located close to the magnificent swimming pool. There is also a large new restaurant and a small shopping centre which includes a bakery and convenience store. The resort is situated right on the ocean beach and is the jumping off point for many of the islands tours. Four wheel drivers will find Eurong to be an excellent central point from which to explore many of Fraser Island’s magnificent beauty spots.
As you travel north along the beach from Eurong you will first come to Happy Valley. Here you will find both Sailfish on Fraser and Fraser Island Backpackers. Sailfish consists of 10 modern two bedroom apartments with all modern facilities. There is a swimming pool as well as undercover parking. Fraser Island Wilderness retreat is nearby and this property features self contained cabins of excellent standard together with a swimming pool, restaurant and convenience store. Frasers at Cathedral Beach is a popular destination featuring self contained holiday cabins, convenience store, liquor and fuel facilities as well as camping areas with shower and toilet facilities. Scattered along the ocean front there are numerous holiday homes available. These are very popular and must be booked well in advance. They are mostly located at Orchid Beach in the north, Happy Valley and Eurong Beach.
The Fraser Island region is totally unique in Australia.