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“best part of the holiday”
Review of Cool Dingo Tours

Cool Dingo Tours
Ranked #2 of 8 Tours in Fraser Island
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Discover what makes Fraser Island one of Australia’s “must-visit” destinations. Dive into crystal clear fresh-water lakes, discover untouched sand dunes and ancient rainforests and explore spectacular 75-mile Beach, complete with a shipwreck on your Cool Dingo Tour. Two and three-day tours are fully guided and all-inclusive, with comfy lodge accommodation, hearty buffet meals, air-conditioned 4WD tours and return transfers. There's plenty of 4WD action, great value and amazing scenery - best of all you get to have all the fun and none of the boring stuff: no tents, no cooking, no sleeping bags, no driving and no worries. Tours depart from Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach and Brisbane.
Reviewed November 24, 2012

We pre booked the 2 day, one night trip. Reasonably prices considering it included transport, accomodation, tour guide and food for the 2 days.
had an early pick up from the hotel, didnt know what to expect. A real mixture of ages and backgrounds. We had around 34 people on our bus, which was a good size.
A real fun packed 2 days, saw lots of the island- swimming in lakes and creeks, walks, saw dingos and other wildlife. Had the opportunity to go over the island in a 7 seater plane for $75 dollars, this was well worth the money. we expected to pay more!
Ranger Les was fantastic, he really made our trip. we are still talking about him and his stories now. he clearly had such a love and passion for Fraser Island. What a great guy, would go back just to go on his tour again!
We paid a little extra to stay in a room for 2 of us in a shared cabin. The cabin and facilities were basic and comfortable which were fine as we didnt spend much time there.
Food was fine too. The cookies were the best! Lunch was good. A buffet with salads, meat, cheese, bread etc on day one. Tea was a mixture of foods. day 2 we all had pack ups containing food to make wraps which was lovely and tea before we left the island was italian themed, again all good. water was provided throughout and a coffee/ tea stop in the morning and afternoon.
The dingo bar was pretty good, had a dj and games such as twister. A pool table outside the dingo bar. Happy hour where jugs of beer are $12 although the pump wouldnt work so had to pay more.
Do take insect repellant as we were attacked throughout the trip, especially by horse flies!!!
Lots of high factor suncream too!
Met some great people :) definatley the highlight of out trip.

Thank jess2605
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KingfisherBayTeam, Manager at Cool Dingo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2012

Dear jess2605
When a review ends with 'it was definitely the highlight of our trip' that really makes our day! Thanks for taking the time to review your time on Fraser and for your candid comments. From Les and the touring team we wish you all the best for your onward travels.

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Reviewed November 22, 2012

I had the best time in Fraser Island with Cool Dingo tours. We saw all the amazing sights of Fraser Island, and although it rained most of the time, we still had so much fun - swimming in the creeks and lakes, seeing dingoes etc! The lodges we stayed in were really comfortable and the Dingo Bar was a lot of fun too! All round great trip.

Thank aoife_nichearbhaill
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Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

I booked the two night, three day Fraser Island tour as part of a Greyhound package and was not disappointed. It was a great balance of fun, walking, swimming, sightseeing and a lot of laughter. The tour guide Les became the hero of everyone on the tour, so funny, a really nice guy and hugely enthusiastic with a lot of knowledge about the island. Can't recommend it highly enough. The marketing makes it look a bit tacky but it isn't at all. Great food too, the accommodation is basic but fine and there is a bar over the road.

Thank Bridge199
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

My boyfriend and I did the 3 day 2 night tour with cool dingos. Really fun experienced ranger Damo made this trip easy going, really interesting and tonnes of fun. The people we met on the tour were amazing. Everything from the 4wd bus to the food, accommodation etc was 10 out of 10, I really cant fault it.

1  Thank CatD24
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KingfisherBayTeam, Manager at Cool Dingo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2012

On behalf of the legendary Ranger Damo and the touring team, we wanted to say thanks for the cool review and the TEN out of TEN score CatD24. You've made our day. Happy travelling.

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

Just back from Fraiser Island. Had an absolutely amazing time with Cool Dingos. Everything is catered for an there is not a care in the world whilst flying around the Island in the crazy All wheel drive Dingo bus. Easily the best tour we have done whilst in Australia. Our tour guide was Damien and he was absolutely amazing. He went way beyond expectation to make sure the entire group gelled together and had a good time. Always full of energy and very easy to get along with.

The only minus point and this is I have to say has nothing to do with Dingos is that the Rainbow resort on Fraiser Island is really expensive so if you are planning on partying hard stock up and smuggle in from Hervey Bay where it is considerably cheaper. The dingo bar during Happy hour is really reasonsable so if your after just one or two sociable beverages then you have nothing to worry about.

Thank MrCbee
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