I will be travelling up the East Coast in March/April via Oz-Experience bus. Due to the days that the Oz-Experience bus runs from Brisbane to Hervey Bay/Fraser Island i might possibly miss my connection from Brisbane to Fraser Island/Hervery Bay, and so might be stuck in Brisbane for an extra day (which i cant really afford the time to do).
Apart from Oz-experience buses, are there any other bus services from Brisbane to Fraser Island please? I have thought of Greyhound, but i think that they need advanced booking and i might only have an hour or two advance notice depending on my situation (i may or make my connection in Brisbane with Ox-experience).
I thought that there might be a local bus service that does this?
Any help appreciated!
I think Greyhound and Premier are your only options really unless you want to fly - it is about 300km from Brisbane to Hervey Bay.
I don't think there's anything to stop you from turning up on the day and trying to buy a ticket at the bus station, it's just that you're not guaranteed one, there are about 10 buses a day though, however I can't find any evidence of a bus that will definitely take you at 1 or 2 hours notice.
I dont really want to fly, and so i think you're right i will just have to chance waiting for the next Greyhound bus if i dont make my OzExperience bus connection.
I dont mind waiting until theres a Greyhound with a space, but i really need to catch a bus at some point on that same day from Brisbane to Hervey (hopefully one of the buses will have a space ).
Thanks for your help, as you say i will just have to chance it. Fingers crossed i will make my OzExperience connection and save me the worry!
Thanks for you help.
No bus will take you to Fraser Island .You proably can catch a bus to Hervey Bay or Rainbow Beach , from that point on , you will need to use a 4WD . There may be some sort of transport from these 2 places onto the Island. You will need to know where you wish to go at Fraser Island , as its over 100 km long .If you wish more details ,let me know , I might be able to find out for you, as I live in Brisbane and many of my friends go there.
Thanks for your post. I think i will just have to chance Greyhound to go to Hervey Bay and then get some other transport from there like you suggested.
Thanks for the offer of info, i will probably ask around when i get there to see if any one else is hiring a 4WD vehicle. If you hear of the best place to go on the island (i think i will have 2 days free to explore it) then it would be much appreciated, as i ahvent looked into Fraser Island as yet.