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Kingfisher Bay Resort offers modern accommodations, varied delicacies in its 3 restaurants and many bush walking tracks. It is located on the World Heritage listed Fraser Island, near Great Sandy Strait. The eco-friendly resort offers spacious self-contained villas and air-conditioned hotel rooms. Accommodations feature a balcony, offering fantastic views of the natural surroundings. Kingfisher Bay Resort features 4 swimming pools, each fitted with sun loungers. Guests can also take advantage of the eco-tours provided by Kingfisher's knowledgeable staff. The resort is a 50-minute ferry crossing from River Heads in Hervey Bay.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Mercure
Hotel chain/brand
Mercure

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Private parking available

Activities:

Tennis court

Fishing

Game room


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
8.1
Cleanliness
8.3
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.4
Location
9.0
Free Wifi
8.0
Low score for Fraser Island
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Karen
    Australia Australia
    Wonderful location peaceful and restful..food excellent at breakfast and restaurants.
  • Jerry
    United States of America United States of America
    Breakfast was very good; facility was beautiful and rooms were comfortable. Staff/guides were excellent
  • Graham
    Australia Australia
    Very comfortable and lay back. Great spect - especially around sunset

Area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • The Sand Bar
    • Cuisine
      Australian
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Dune Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Asian
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Sand and Wood
    • Cuisine
      Australian • Asian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Resort facilities at Kingfisher Bay Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Archery
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
    Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs AUD 25 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
Spa
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
Kingfisher Bay Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 14:00 to 19:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 07:00 to 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of AUD 200 is required on arrival. That's about US$134. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request
AUD 10 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Groups
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
Accepted payment methods
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note, there is a 1.15% credit card surcharge when using a credit card.

Please note that the self-contained villas are not air-conditioned. Air-conditioning is available in your villa, based on availability. Please use the special request box when booking or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Air-conditioning will only be provided if confirmed by property and it may only be available in some areas of the villa. For information and bookings relating to walk-on and 4WD ferries, please contact the property directly. Interconnecting rooms and rooms with disabilities facilities are available upon request. Please contact the hotel for more information, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation. Please note that for guests arriving on the 9:00 or 13:00 ferry, your room will not be ready until 14:00. SECURITY BOND AT KINGFISHER BAY RESORT Our resort check-in time is from 2:00 PM on day of arrival and your credit card is required upon check-in for security deposit. Resort Hotel accommodations requires a security deposit of $200 for incidentals during your stay. In the event that accommodations or transfers were not prepaid, the value of the stay and transfers will be held as a payment in addition to $200 for incidentals. Villas require a security deposit of $300 for incidentals during your stay. In the event that accommodations or transfers were not prepaid, the value of the stay and transfers will be held as a payment in addition to $300 for incidentals. If no credit card is available, a cash or debit card payment can be made on check in to the same amount with a refund of the difference on check out.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Kingfisher Bay Resort of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

A damage deposit of AUD 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Kingfisher Bay Resort

  • Yes, Kingfisher Bay Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Kingfisher Bay Resort on this page.

  • Room options at Kingfisher Bay Resort include:

    • Double
    • Villa

  • Kingfisher Bay Resort is 5.6 miles from the center of Fraser Island. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Kingfisher Bay Resort. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Kingfisher Bay Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • The prices at Kingfisher Bay Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Kingfisher Bay Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Kingfisher Bay Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Themed dinners
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Tennis equipment
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Archery
    • Beauty services
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Facial treatments
    • Happy hour
    • Manicure
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Spa facilities
    • Private beach area

  • Kingfisher Bay Resort has 3 restaurants:

    • Sand and Wood
    • The Sand Bar
    • Dune Restaurant