Check-in: 14.00   Check-out: 10.00

NB: If arriving on the designated transfers on Monday 30 / Tuesday 31 October, please check in at the Conference Registration Desk (located at the Kingfisher Bay Resort foyer) where your room allocation details will be available. At all other times, check in will be directly with Kingfisher Bay Resort reception.


There is an ATM machine at the Resort, however there are no banking facilities. Major credit cards are accepted at the Resort: Visa, JCB, Diners, American Express, MasterCard, Bankcard, Eftpos. There are also foreign exchange facilities.


Please note that Queensland has no daylight saving. At the end of October there will be a one hour time difference between Fraser Island and Sydney (Sydney will be one hour ahead).


The electrical supply is 240 volts, 50Hz. The connection for appliances is a flat 3-pin plug of unique design. The Resort provides 110 volt outlets for shavers.


The climate in Fraser Island is tropical. Daily November maximum is 26.7ºC degrees with a minimum of 17.4ºC. With the relaxed lifestyle, casual lightweight clothing is acceptable during the day. Smart casual clothing after 18.00. Sand shoes, hat, sunglasses, sun screen and insect repellent are all advisable.


There is a small general store and post office at the Resort.


Overseas travellers will require a visa for entry into Australia. Please check this with your airline, travel agent or nearest Australian Consulate as immigration laws are very strict.


We strongly recommend that you take out insurance policies to cover medical and travel expenses. If necessary, consult your travel agent. Please also note that there is no hospital on Fraser Island, although there are limited medical services available at the resort.


Australian Government legislation states that a Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 10% applies.


If you are staying longer and wish to see more of the Island, the Resort can offer a range of tours, all have Advanced Eco Certification from Ecotourism Australia. Go to for more details.


Tipping is not the general custom in Australia and service charges are not added to accounts by hotels and restaurants. However, you may tip hotel porters and food and drink waiters in restaurants (up to 10% of the bill) for special service. At any time, tipping is your choice.


Standard phone lines are available in the hotel & conference rooms for connection to Phone, Fax or Modem. 

Call Costs:      Local               $0.80
                       STD Qld          $1.80 per min
                       International    $3.80 per min

If a clients IP has an 0198 number then the cost of the call will only be $.80. Any other number will be charged at STD rates.

ISDN phone lines are available, with notice given ten days prior to service requirement. Cost will be determined by Telstra and a quote provided upon request.

Broadband access is available to guests requiring Internet / E-mail access from network access points in the conference rooms. This requires minimal set-up and is a cost effective alternative to ISDN (ON Ramp II) connection. A network card is required which can be supplied at a cost of $10 per day. Connection to the internet is then automatic. Any data transfer over 100MB per day will incur an extra fee.

Wireless internet access will be available in the conference centre.