Fraser Explorer boss defends tour buses after problems

A Fraser Island tour bus is engulfed in flames near the Maheno shipwreck on October 23.
A Fraser Island tour bus is engulfed in flames near the Maheno shipwreck on October 23. Contributed

THE maintenance schedule of the Fraser Explorer tour buses has been defended after two incidents in a little more than a month.

This week, two people had to be airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital following an incident where a bus shifted off a jack as a tyre was being changed, while in October a bus caught on fire in mysterious circumstances.

Kingfisher Bay Resort group general manager David Hay said the two incidents were completely unrelated.

He said the incident this week occurred because another passanger got back on the bus as the tyre was being changed and caused the bus to shift, while the reasons behind the fire were still unknown.

"Our fleet of buses (four-wheel drive and courtesy) undergo comprehensive servicing and fault assessments on a scheduled basis," Mr Hay said.

Topics:  fraser island, kingfisher, tour bus



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
PIALBA Cls to shops PIALBA Cls to shops, 2 bdrm units, $235p/w, A/C, washing machine & ...
376 KENT STREET... 376 KENT STREET MARYBOROUGH FREEHOLD SHOP FOR SALE Prime Central - Tri ...
Private Sale Pialba $185000.00
Commercial  2/53 Old Maryborough Rd 140m2, 2 Bay workshop with office and amentities, ...

Featured Jobs

Fraser Coast jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
ST MARY’S COLLEGE Maryborough Full Time
Marketing Manager Hervey Bay Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Subscription Sale

Subscribe now for $1 for 14 days.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Leo

You may want to reconsider whether your friends have the same spiritual goals as you, otherwise you could get distracted and start to wonder...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save