Cool Dingo Tours on Fraser Island are known for being quirky and a bit of a laugh and the tourists on recent trip got their money's worth with guide Jessica Toohey arranging this fun photo.
Cool Dingo Tours on Fraser Island are known for being quirky and a bit of a laugh and the tourists on recent trip got their money's worth with guide Jessica Toohey arranging this fun photo.

Hop over to Fraser Island for some Easter fun

IF TRYING a pancake made from an Irish chef's secret recipe takes your fancy, then hop over to Eurong Beach Resort on Easter Sunday.

Assistant resort manager David Farrelly said the pancakes would be served to resort guests at breakfast on Easter Sunday.

"I lived and worked in Ireland for seven years," Mr Farrelly said.

"And I got this recipe from an Irish Chef who had served up these pancakes every year for the 40 years he worked at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin. 

"It's safe to say these pancakes are absolutely delicious, so I'm happy to do my bit to spread a little Eurong Easter cheer."

While the Easter bunny won't make an appearance at Eurong Beach, Mr Farrelly said they were planning a special Easter egg hunt, complete with chocolately treats, for the kids on Easter Sunday and resort tours would continue to run as normal for guests. 

He said the resort's bakery would run a new takeaway menu for the holidays and although the Beach Bar would not be open on Good Friday, guests would still be able to purchase alcohol with their meals at McKenzie's Restaurant.

At Kingfisher Bay Resort, on Fraser's western side, Kingfisher Bay Resort's ranger team is preparing a school holiday Easter program for their deputised Junior Eco Rangers. 

A spokeswoman said fun eco stuff such as night walk adventures, treasure hunts and scavenger challenges, fishing frenzy challenges, a campfire night and star gazing were on the agenda.

She said children in the Junior Eco Ranger program would make Easter egg baskets as part of bush craft on Easter Saturday.

An Easter egg hunt in and around the resort grounds and poolside would be held on Easter Sunday.

For the big kids, the spokeswoman said, the resort would run a seafood buffet on Good Friday and Easter Saturday and a native-themed buffet for Easter Sunday and Easter Monday in the Maheno restaurant. 

She said the resort's popular Sand Bar restaurant would also reopen with lunch, all-day dining and dinner menus. and Beauty Spots tours would depart daily during Easter.

For those who are planning a trip to Fraser but haven't booked, Fraser Island Barges has announced additional vehicle barge services to Fraser Island during Easter.

Friday, April 18 (Good Friday)

  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart Wanggoolba Creek to River Heads at 1100.
  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart River Heads to Kingfisher Bay Resort at 1130.
  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart Kingfisher Bay Resort to River Heads at 1230.
  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart River Heads to Wanggoolba Creek at 1330.

Monday, April 21 (Easter Monday)

  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart Wanggoolba Creek to River Heads at 1100.
  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart River Heads to Kingfisher Bay Resort at 1130.
  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart Kingfisher Bay Resort to River Heads at 1230.
  • An extra vehicle-only service will depart River Heads to Wanggoolba Creek at 1400.

For full timetable and updates visit fraserislandbarges.com.au or facebook.com/fraserislandferry or phone 1800 227 437.
 



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