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Destination guide

Island retreat in Fraser Island holiday homes to rent

With towering ancient trees in lush rainforests and white-sand beaches against sapphire-blue waters, Fraser Island offers an idyllic seaside retreat for all types of travellers. Whether you’re spending time with family, looking for a couple’s retreat or relaxing on your own, holiday homes to rent in Fraser Island put you in the heart of the beautiful landscape.

Things to do

Things to do near Fraser Island holiday rentals

Fraser Island is filled with unique attractions and outdoor spaces to explore during your trip. Holiday rentals can be found near places like the SS Maheno, a 1935 shipwreck of a Tasman liner, and Indian Head, a vast parkland with hiking trails and native wildlife. You could also spend time at Lake Boomanjin, a large lake with recreational opportunities, and Lake Birrabeen, a crystal-clear lake with calm waters for swimming. The Great Barrier Reef’s coral cays are near the edge of the island as well, so you can dive or snorkel among colourful sea life.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Fraser Island holiday homes

Fraser Island is an oasis for outdoor adventurers. Swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, surfing and other water sports are popular, as are hiking, biking and coastal walks. Eco-adventures are available, including whale-watching cruises near the coast, self-drive tours and rainforest exploration. Whether you want adrenaline-fueled activities or leisurely outdoor fun, you’ll find a range of options near your holiday accommodation.

Beaches

Beach locales near Fraser Island holiday homes

The beautiful beaches of Fraser Island are among its biggest draws. Holiday homes can be found near beaches like Orchid Beach, a sandy beach with calm waters for swimming and boating, and Seventy Five Mile Beach, a rugged beach with fishing and all-wheel-drive access. You may enjoy Maheno Beach, a soft-sand beach with a calm atmosphere and the coastal shipwreck of the SS Maheno, and Platypus Bay, a cove known for fishing and whale watching.

Food & drink 

Queensland cuisine in Fraser Island

Seafood is supreme in Fraser Island, due to the abundance of sea life off the coast. A lot of locally grown produce and fine wines from the mainland are incorporated into ethnic cuisine or authentic Australian fare as well. Tropical fruits, shellfish, fresh fish and macadamia nuts are staples in the region, though you can find just about anything your heart desires in local restaurants near your holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near Fraser Island holiday rentals

The relaxed atmosphere and vibrant outdoor areas of Fraser Island are perfect for a family trip. Holiday homes are available near places like the Inskip Point Recreation Area, a laid-back beach with ample space for camping among sand and coastal trees, and Corroboree Beach, a strip on a long coastline with calm waters for swimming. Kids will also enjoy North White Cliffs, a dramatic cliff walk with spectacular coastal views and wildlife, and M.V. Natone, a park and campsite with lush wilderness and nature trails.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday homes in Fraser Island

Fraser Island is the ideal seaside escape for couples. Holiday homes are available near romantic places like Lake McKenzie, a pure water lake with white-sand beaches and picnic areas, and Lake Wabby, a landmark, spring-fed lake for swimming and sunbathing. The Champagne Pools, a scenic destination with pools of bubbling water and volcanic rocks, and Sandy Cape, a northern point with sandy beaches, campsites and a historic lighthouse, are also great to visit on a romantic holiday.

Where to stay near Fraser Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 376 holiday rentals near Fraser Island. From 274 Houses to 92 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fraser Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Fraser Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fraser Island. From HomeAway.com.au travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Orchid Beach: 20 holiday rentals
  • Indian Head: 20 holiday rentals
  • Eli Creek: 65 holiday rentals
  • Lake McKenzie: 161 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Cape Lighthouse: 20 holiday rentals

HomeAway.com.au offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Fraser Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Fraser Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Fraser Island with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Hervey Bay: 267 holiday homes
  • Burrum Heads: 100 holiday homes
  • Toogoom: 140 holiday homes
  • Rainbow Beach: 209 holiday homes
  • Urangan: 116 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Fraser Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Fraser Island are:

  • Orchid Beach, QLD (OKB): 20 holiday houses
  • Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB): 202 holiday houses
  • Maryborough, QLD (MBH): 104 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Fraser Island?

HomeAway.com.au offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Fraser Island. From HomeAway.com.au travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Indian Head: 20 holiday rentals
  • Eli Creek: 65 holiday rentals
  • Lake McKenzie: 161 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Cape Lighthouse: 20 holiday rentals
  • Great Sandy National Park: 24 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fraser Island listed on HomeAway.com.au where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.