Aussie Trax 4x4 - Freewheeling on Fraser Island

Suzuki jimmy hard top
Fraser Island Track
Eli Creek
Maheno Wreck - Fraser Island
Lake Mackenzie
Fraser Island Sand Blow
Fraser Island Dingo

This self-drive option allows you to tour magnificent Fraser Island at your own leisure, with the freedom and flexibility of one, two or three day packages which include hire of your 4X4 vehicle, return barge transfers to the island and a National Park Permit. Explore the wondrous beauty of World Heritage listed Fraser Island at your own pace and choose to visit one of the many natural attractions on offer!.

Arrive at the Aussie Trax Hervey Bay office approximately two and a half hours before the ferry is due to depart for an information briefing and to pick up your vehicle, permit and transfers before being released into the wild to discover all the unspoilt beauty that Fraser Island has to offer.


  • Vehicle Hire
  • Barge transfers
  • National Park Permit
  • Comprehensive briefing
  • Fraser Island map
  • Tide times
  • Soft sand driving instructions
  • Island backup service
  • Free secure customer car parking
  • Comprehensive insurance with $2,000/$4,000 excess depending on vehicle type, waiver available

Getting There

Barge Details

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

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

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 14ltr/100km, suspension coil springs
Toyota Landcruiser: Seats 7, manual or automatic, diesel, consumption 19ltr/100km, 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