Adventure Hike: Valley of the Giants - 4 Days

From AUD $285.00
  • Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
  • Location: URANGAN, QLD
  • Product code: ADV_GIANTS3D

* EXPERIENCE FRASER ISLAND'S NATURAL BEAUTY THROUGH THIS TRULY ECO ADVENTURE*

Fraser Island Hiking provides all the information you need to get the best out of hiking on Fraser Island and is one of the only businesses that can provide a 4WD transfer to the trails to start your hike. 

Embark upon an amazing 4 day/3 night hike where you walk under some of the largest living trees on Fraser Island in the spectacular Valley of the Giants. Part of the hike is dedicated to exploring the two largest trees on the Island - the Giant Satinay and the Giant Tallowood. The remaining time of the hike is dedicated to swimming in Fraser Islands must do perched lakes, Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby. As you walk under the forest giants from location to location, you will pass through incredible stands of brush box and satinay trees, open forest, heathland and untouched rainforest.  

• THIS IS A SELF GUIDED WALK

• 4DAY/ 3NIGHT

• 2-6 person group, we do not let our hikers hike alone (if you are a solo hiker you may book onto a hike if it already has a minimum of 2 people - this is not guaranteed, please enquire online) 

• Average fitness required

• Around 50+km total walking

• Sites: Valley of the Giants, Lake Wabby, Lake McKenzie, Sandblows

• Hike runs from March to October 

• No electricity

• No showers and bush drop toilets 


ITINERARY

DAY 1 - 7.1km

- 8am hikers information session at Fraser Dingo 4WD Adventures office

- 4WD transfer to Poyungan Valley to start the walk

- Additionally side walks to the giant trees

- Overnight camping at the Valley of the Giants hikers camp

DAY 2 - 16.1km

- Depart camp early 

- Stop by Badjala Sandblow

- Overnight camping at Lake Wabby hikers camp

DAY 3 - 12km (optional 22.8km)

- Depart camp around 7/8am to start the walk

- Overnight camping at Lake McKenzie hikers camp

DAY 4 - 13.8km

- Depart camp approx. 12pm to hike into Kingfisher

- Meet 4WD transfer at Kingfisher Resort at 4:30pm

- Arrive back to the office around 6:30pm

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

- Hiker information and safety briefing

- Barge and 4WD transfer

- Maps and itineraries

- Hiking equipment (2 person tent, sleeping map, gas cooker, bowls, cups etc.)

- Hikers camp permits


WHAT TO BRING

- Suitable walking shoes

Hiking pack (can be hired at $10 each)

- Food not provided, bring your own lightweight options

- Sleeping bags and rain jackets (available for hire at $10 each)

- Credit card taken for bond hiking equipment supplied

- A small number of personal items (swimmers, light clothing)

- Quick try towel 

- Torch, water purification tablets, sunscreen, hat, insect repellent

- 1.5Lt bottle to carry water 

A sense of adventure!!


OTHER

- Pick up's and drop off's available from hostels/ hotels in Urangan

- Free street parking at our office (extra cost for gated parking)

- Extra fee for bag storage (if not stored in your own vehicle)


Please contact us for more information 

http://www.fraserislandhiking.com/

hiking@fraserdingo4wdhire.com.au

https://www.facebook.com/fraserislandhiking/