Aussie Trax 4x4 - Hire with Shared Dorm Accommodation

All the convenience and comfort of not camping without the price tag of hotel accommodation, this 4WD tour offers a complete Fraser Island experience with everything from National Park permits and barge transfers to vehicle hire and shared dorm accommodation all arranged for you.

Choose from two, three or four night tours and arrive at the Aussie Trax Hervey Bay office two and a half hours prior to your ferry's scheduled departure for an information briefing and to pick up your vehicle, permit and transfers before setting out for the Fraser Island experience of a lifetime.

Sharing dorm accommodation at Creature Comfort Cottages in Happy Valley, scenic Eli Creek is just 15 minutes away with the coloured sands of 'The Cathedrals' a short drive further north. Enjoy the comforts of accommodation without blowing the budget.


Creature Comfort Cottages are positioned on the East Coast mid island and are with easy walking distance of the Happy Valley Bistro and shop. The accommodation is basic, all linen and towels are provided.

Shared Dormitory Room: 2 sets of bunk beds, share facilities, communal outdoor kitchen. Maximum occupancy 4.


  • Shared dorm style accommodation at Happy Valley
  • Vehicle Hire
  • Barge transfers
  • National Park Permit
  • Comprehensive briefing
  • Fraser Island map
  • Island backup service
  • Detailed maps of Fraser Island
  • Tide times
  • Comprehensive insurance with $2,000/$4,000 excess depending on vehicle type, waiver available
  • Free secure customer car parking
  • Suggested travel itineraries

Getting There

Barge Details

Vessel: Fraser Venture
Departs: River Heads (Hervey Bay) 8.30 am and 10.15 am
Departs: Wanggoolba Creek (Fraser Island) 9.00 am, 3.00 pm

Vessel: Kingfisher
Departs: River Heads (Hervey Bay) 9.00 am, 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm
Departs: Kingfisher Bay Resort (Fraser Island) 7.50 am, 10.30 am and 2.00 pm

Must be at ferry departure point 20 minutes prior to departure.
**If taking the 8.30am ferry you will need to visit Aussie Trax Head Quarters by 3pm the day before your trip to attend mandatory briefing.

Additional Info

Suzuki Jimny: Seats 2, 3 door, 5 speed manual or automatic, 60ltr petrol, consumption 14lts/100k's, suspension coil springs.
Toyota Landcruiser: Seats 7, manual or automatic, diesel, consumption 19lts/100k's, suspension off road coil springs.
Air-Conditioning is available on both vehicles although cannot be guaranteed.
Drivers: Must be 21+ years and hold a current manual driver's licence
Credit Card: Required for bond
Operated By: Aussie Trax 4x4 Rentals