Welcome day: Coastal Walk & McKenzies Jetty
Around 7-6 km | 2 - 3 hours | Easy
- Arrive at the K’gari Walking Tours office in Hervey Bay by 12pm, or opt for a complimentary pick-up. Here, you'll meet your fellow walkers and receive a warm welcome from your guides. Make sure to arrive dressed in your hiking gear, as we'll be all set for our island adventure.
- Our journey to K’gari begins with a scenic trip on the ferry, heading to Kingfisher Bay. During the 45-minute ferry ride, keep a lookout for dolphins, sea turtles, dugongs, and, during the season, the majestic whales.
- We'll then embark on a short walk up to a captivating lookout, where you can savor breathtaking vistas and the harmonious sounds of nature. Following this, a transfer will take you to your accommodation, where you can relish gourmet sandwiches, fresh fruit, and refreshing cold drinks while gazing at the picturesque Sandy Straits.
- After lunch, a brief 4WD transfer will bring you to a track point near the historical site of McKenzies Jetty. Here, you'll commence your adventure with a gentle 6km walk through the forest and along the pristine beach as the afternoon sunsets.
- Upon returning to your accommodation, unwind with your fellow walkers over delectable nibbles and a glass or two of fine wine. As the evening unfolds, you can indulge in a gourmet dinner on the veranda, offering a splendid view of the national park's lush canopy. After dinner, you'll retire for the night, ensuring a restful sleep before embarking on the second day of your adventure