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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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Private parking available


Tennis court


Game room

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Standard Resort Hotel Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Two-Bedroom Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Spa Resort Hotel Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable property

This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Kingfisher Bay Resort

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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About Kingfisher Bay Resort

Welcoming guests since Jun 11, 2010

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  • Getting there by car

    Guests are required to arrive at our Mainland Reception located in River Heads to check-in luggage and for the transfer to the passenger ferry. Secure car parking is available at an additional charge or limited street parking at River Heads.

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    Answered on October 8, 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Kingfisher Bay Resort is the perfect holiday destination year-round.

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    Answered on October 8, 2020
  • Is it possible to get to the resort when travelling as a foot passenger from Rainbow beach?

    There are no passenger transfers from the Rainbow Beach ferry to Kingfisher Bay Resort. It is recommended for all passenger ferry guests to arrive from River Heads directly to the resort.

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    Answered on October 8, 2020
  • Hi Just wondering how far away you need to park and are you guaranteed a parking spot throughout your stay if you pay thank you

    There are parking bays located near each villa. If parking is not available in these areas, guests can dropoff all luggage and additional passengers and park their vehicle at the tennis courts near the Main Resort Complex.

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    Asked about: Two-Bedroom Villa • Answered on October 8, 2020
  • Do u have slippers in the rooms?

    There are no slippers in rooms. It is recommended to bring sandals or flip flops for beach walks and enclosed shoes for on island adventures or self-guided walks.

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  • Pet friendly?

    Fraser Island is part of the Great Sandy National Park and does not allow domestic pets on the island. The one exception to the rule is assistance dogs such as seeing-eye or hearing dogs, which require a permit before being allowed on the island.

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  • Does it include barge

    Bookings for Standard Resort Hotel Room are not passenger or vehicle ferry inclusive. Transfers will need to be arranged in addition to accommodation bookings. There are Kingfisher Bay Resort packages with the ferry as an inclusion.

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    Asked about: Standard Resort Hotel Room • Answered on October 8, 2020
  • Is there a microwave? Is the fridge bar size or normal?

    The is no microwave in the Standard Resort Hotel Rooms. A bar fridge, tea and coffee making facilities and glassware is included in this room type.

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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Boat Club Marina
    10.1 miles
  • Fisherman's Wharf Marina
    10.1 miles
  • Hervey Bay Marina
    10.1 miles
  • Reefworld Aquarium
    10.4 miles
  • Roy Rufus Artificial Reef Dive Site
    10.9 miles
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens
    11 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lake McKenzie
    7.5 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Great Sandy Straits
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Hervey Bay Airport
    10.3 miles
  • Bundaberg Airport
    55.8 miles
How to get to Kingfisher Bay Resort from Hervey Bay Airport
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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3 Restaurants On Site

    The Sand Bar

    Food: Australian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

    Seabelle Restaurant

    Food: Australian

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

    Sand & Wood

    Food: Australian, Asian

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Resort Facilities at Kingfisher Bay Resort
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Garden
  • Archery Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance Additional charge
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • 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
  • Kids' club Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Library
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Tennis court Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs AUD 25 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning Additional charge
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Kingfisher Bay Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 7:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered 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 by request
AUD 25 per stay

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Kingfisher Bay Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit card.

For guests who elect to utilize the walk-on passenger ferry transfers service, they will automatically be booked on a 15.30 departure from River Heads and 10.30 departure from the resort. Alternative departure times from River Heads are 9:00, 13:00 and 15:30. If you would prefer one of these times please arrive at River Heads reception at least 30 minutes' prior to the scheduled departure.

For guests who elect to utilize the 4WD vehicle ferry transfers service; advance booking is required. Please contact the property for further details, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

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.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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.

FAQs about Kingfisher Bay Resort

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Kingfisher Bay Resort by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min

  • 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.

  • Guests staying at Kingfisher Bay Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

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

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Kingfisher Bay Resort.

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Kingfisher Bay Resort (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Kingfisher Bay Resort has 3 restaurants:

    • The Sand Bar
    • Sand & Wood
    • Seabelle Restaurant

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

  • Kingfisher Bay Resort is 5.6 miles from the center of Fraser Island.

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

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