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3 Day 2 Night K’gari Safari Self Drive 4WD Tour
From $629pp

Perfect for the adventurous traveller, K’Gari Safari Adventure Tours will ensure you travel in style as you explore the World Heritage listed island of K’Gari.

Delve into the beautiful sights this epic place has to offer, with experienced driver guides and comfortable Safari Style permanent tents to enjoy.

You’ll want to savour every moment on this incredibly diverse island as you visit some of the most sought after sights and locations in Australia. Just one of the highlights will be driving along the amazing 75 Mile Beach, tag along style. Known as the island’s highway, with colourful sand cliffs on one side and the exquisitely blue ocean on the other, this may just be one of the most exciting drives you experience. Be ready to take a dip in one of the many refreshing swim spots the island has to offer, from Lake Mckenzie’s crystal clear water and white silica sand, to the natural current that lets you flow down Eli Creek, to the beautiful rocky landscape and ocean view of the Champagne Pools. Stunning rainforests, breathtaking sand dunes, and scenic bush walks will leave you wanting to stay here forever.

3 full days on the island ensures you have more than enough time to really take in the sights everywhere you go, making the most of your time on the island. At the end of every day, enjoy a Dingo safe camp with delicious food, a campfire, a fun team and awesome fellow travellers to wind down with. Your 4 person Safari style tents all have proper beds, comfy mattresses, and fresh linen to ensure a good night’s rest before another day of adventuring. This tour is perfect for the traveller who enjoys a fun, chilled out social vibe, looking to make new friends and incredible new memories.

Start your trip off the right way by including pre and post tour accommodation at Nomads Noosa for an amazing rate – the perfect hostel to meet and greet your new tour group before your trip. Here you will attend your K’Gari safety briefing, store your luggage while on the trip, and enjoy your time in Noosa, whether it’s a fun night out or chilling on the beautiful beach.

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K'gari Safari Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Start bright and early from Nomads Hostel in Noosa.
Head to Rainbow Beach (transfers included) to pick up your 4wd vehicles.
Once you’ve learned everything you need to know about the vehicles, you’ll be driving to the ferry at Inskip Point, which takes you over to K’Gari.
Arrive on the island and drive along 75 Mile Beach to your first destination.
The itinerary will change depending on weather and tide conditions to make the most of your time on K’Gari.
Your first day may take you to the lusciously green Lake Wabby.
After lunch, explore the rainforest at Wanggoolba Creek, or see Central Station.
Enjoy the bumpy but exciting drive through the forest towards your camp.
Choose your tent, enjoy dinner and drinks with your new friends, stargaze on the beach.
Enjoy a good night’s rest before another day of exploring.

Day 2

Another early start with a continental style breakfast before heading out to make the most of your day.
Today brings you downtime at the wonderful Eli Creek, and a quick stop to see the famous SS Maheno Shipwreck.
After lunch drive to Indian Head lookout and the scenic Champagne Pools.
Head back down 75 Mile Beach for your final night at camp.

Day 3

After breakfast and packing up camp, enjoy your last day exploring K’Gari.
Head to the beautiful Lake Mckenzie, swim in the wonderfully fresh water and relax on the stark white silica sand.
Another delicious lunch before making your way back to the ferry, and over to Rainbow Beach.
Back to Noosa for a fun night at KB’s bar with your new friends.

Important Information

6pm safety briefing at Nomads Noosa the day before your tour commences is mandatory. Please ensure you have made travel arrangements to arrive in Noosa in good time. Tour itinerary and visitation to all attractions is subject to the island’s conditions, tides, weather and National Park permit constrictions. Open dated bookings – allow a minimum of 14 days notice to book. Tour cancellation less than 7 days prior to departure and no-shows incur 100% cancellation fee . Changes permitted up to 72 hours prior departure


Passengers wishing to drive must be a minimum 21yrs of age, and hold a valid drivers license (minimum 2 years driving experience necessary). Security Bond: A $250 cash security bond will be collected on arrival at Rainbow Beach. Please ensure you have cash with you, as there will not be any ATM’s to use in Rainbow Beach. Your bond will be given back to you in cash at the end of your tour providing the vehicles are returned without damage. Alternatively you can pay $10 cash non-refundable excess reduction fee. Sleeping bag is included in the price. Open dated bookings – allow a minimum of 14 days notice to book.

Inclusions & Extras


  • 2 Nights Camping Accommodation on K’gari (pre set up for your convenience)
  • All Main Meals While On The Island
  • All Camping Equipment Provided
  • Beds With Mattresses And Fresh Linen
  • All National Park Access & Camping Fees
  • Return Ferry Transfers
  • Fuel
  • Pre-tour Safety Briefing & Driver Training (Held in Noosa)
  • Free Luggage Storage (Available in Noosa and Rainbow Beach)
  • Knowledgeable and Professional Guide
  • Vehicle Insurance Excess Fee
  • Plus VIP Post Tour Party at KB’s Bar at Nomads Noosa!

Not Included

  • Breakfast on Day 1
  • Alcohol
  • Fire Wood (can be purchased from Nomads Noosa reception on day of departure)

Tour Type & Availability

Tour Inclusions Price

K'Gari Safari Self-Drive Tour

3 Day 2 Night Tag Along tour. Departs from Nomads in Noosa or Rainbow Beach.


What to bring

  • A Small Day Bag With Clothes For 3 Days
  • Drivers License (no photocopies accepted)
  • Alcohol – Anything In a Can (no glass, boxed wine or pure spirits)
  • Swimmers, Towel
  • Sunblock and Hat
  • Warm Clothes In Winter
  • Rain Jacket
  • Insect Repellent
  • Closed Shoes
  • Water Bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Small Easy To Inflate Floaties For Your Swims In The Lakes (optional)

Pick Ups & Departures

No pick ups provided – You must make your own way to check in. Departs from either 44 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads QLD 4567 at 7am or BP Garage Rainbow Beach at 9am. All bookings MUST reconfirm 48hrs in advance. All passengers must attend a compulsory safety briefing the day before their tour departs at Nomads Noosa at 6pm

Supplier Terms & Conditions

Island Expeditions Terms & Conditions

All K’Gari Safari tours are subject to weather conditions, minimum touring numbers of 8 passengers (or management’s discretion), and minimum driver numbers of one (1) driver per vehicle. K’Gari Safari reserves the right to suspend a tour based on non-complying conditions and reschedule guests to another day of touring departure. Changes to confirmed dates must be made at K’Gari Safari and are subject to availability as per our 7 day cancellation and change policy. Tickets are non-transferable and cannot be substituted for cash or any other product. All prices are subject to change. K’Gari Safari recommends all guests have travel insurance before participating on our tours. Cancellations: Tour and accommodation cancellations made less than 7 days prior to departure will result in a 100% cancellation fee. Failure to show for accommodation or any tour booked with K’Gari Safari or Nomads Noosa Backpackers will forfeit full cost. Partial cancellations of one (or multiple) tour components(s) are not permitted. Rare tour cancellations made at the decision of Island Expeditions require guest re-booking and are subject to availability. This includes, but is not limited to, cancellations due to unfavourable weather conditions or National Park closure. Date changes incur a $40 surcharge per passenger. Inclusions: All package accommodation includes shared dormitory accommodation in a 16 bed mixed dorm. Marine and National Park Fees are included in the tour price, unless otherwise stated. Some additional fees may apply for K’Gari touring, including; food, beverage and vehicle bond costs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I leave my backpack and belongings whilst I am on K’gari?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. On the morning of your tour you will be meeting at Nomads Hostel in Noosa, where they have luggage storage rooms for you to store your larger luggage while you take your overnight bag on tour.

Is travel insurance required?

Queensland is subject to cyclones and flash flooding. Sometimes roads are closed, making it impossible to reach Rainbow Beach, Noosa, or the Island. If the Island is deemed unsafe Queensland National Parks can close K’gari. The Island is remote and it can be very expensive if you need to leave in the event of an emergency and for these reasons we highly recommend Travel Insurance.

World Nomads travel insurance policies offer coverage for more than 150 activities. Get a quote, make a claim, or buy or extend your policy while on the road.

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travelers take out travel insurance. If you already have Travel Insurance please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your Travel Insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

Where do we sleep on K’gari?

The campsite is set up in 4 person tents with beds, comfortable mattresses, pillows, and linen included. A general store, amenities block with hot showers and flushing toilets are all surrounded by a dingo-fence. The beach is a short walk away for a tranquil sunrise or sunset moments.

Can I drive on K'gari?

Yes! You can drive on K’gari if:
– You are 21 years of age with 2 years of driving experience.
– You hold a valid driving license.

If your driver’s license is not written in full English it must be accompanied by an international driver’s license. No photocopies will be accepted.

I don’t have a driving license, can I still do the tour?

Absolutely you can still do the tour! There is always room for a navigator, a comedian, a DJ and a photographer. If you don’t wanna take on these responsibilities, that’s cool too, just sit back and enjoy the ride.

Will there be toilets and showers?

Absolutely, with hot and cold water and flushing toilets a short walk from your camp.

What do I do if I need help with my tour booking?

If you need help with an existing booking please email us at [email protected], if your enquiry is urgent please follow up your email with a quick call on +61 2 5633 1149 so we can help you.

What if something comes up and I can't make my tour?

We get it. Life is all about the unexpected, especially when you are travelling. If you are unable to make your pre-arranged tour you will need to reach out to our support email so we can give you a helping hand. In all cases we strongly recommend having a valid travel insurance policy which covers you for unexpected cancellations.

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