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The Discovery Group

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The Discovery Group is a multi award-winning market leader in eco-tourism, based at Habitat Noosa just 30 min drive from Noosa on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia. We offer unique one day adventure travel to World Heritage Listed Fraser...more
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Lake Flat Rd, Elanda Point, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing, lovely crew, lots of fun. Very professional and good entertaiment. Thanks for a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were picked up in Rainbow by a MASSIVE 4 wheel drive truck. Our welcome was great and when we were on the road we got some commentary on the area and what to expect for the day. Taking a small bag for the day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Miranda E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this tour today and everything about it was great. Heine is a very informative tour guide who made sure that everyone was well looked after and enjoying themselves. The boat was very comfortable and the kayaks are very stable and easy to use....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fraser Island Day Trip advertised on Discovery Groups website is very misleading. We enjoyed all the delights on Fraser Island but what they do not tell you is the following: The traditional aussie lunch is a roll and thats it! and there was no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anneclou
TheDiscoveryGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Authentic Aussie Lunch: Discovery Group customer booking with us are all asked “if they have any special dietary requirements” during our booking reservations process, we provide special dietary requests every day, for every tour, but to be able to do so we need to be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the trip and were picked up 10 minutes late and were told all day that the tour was running late. Those who start at Noosa are transferred to another vehicle at Habitat Noosa and more guests are collected at Rainbow Beach. While speeding...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret A
TheDiscoveryGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your valuable feedback.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my day trip to Fraser, the guide Michael was so knowledgable and I loved learning about all the different stories and history of the island. Rainforest walk was enjoyable and lake Mackenzie was amazing. I just think it would have been better if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Quest01485592330
TheDiscoveryGroup, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're very pleased you enjoyed your trip to Fraser Island and that you found our tour guide knowledgeable. Thank you for the valuable feedback.

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This was a must do on my Australian adventure and it was a great choice! Our driver Edward was fantastic. Super knowledgeable on everything Fraser and was great at giving us tips on what to do and when to do it! This is a super...More

1  Thank PSUadams89
thediscoverygroup, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Adam We're so pleased to hear you had a great 1-day tour with us on our beloved Fraser Island - it truly is a bucket list item! We'll pass on your kind words to our tour guide Edward. Kind regards Dorothy

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

A massive island of sand. Complete with a spectacularly clear lake and a walk along a river make this day trip enjoyable. It's almost an hour's drive from Noosa to Fraser Island, so prepare for lots time being driven around. From the Sunshine Coast it's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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thediscoverygroup, Public Relations Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you for your positive review, we're very pleased you enjoyed your 1-day tour with us to Fraser Island!

Reviewed 9 October 2018

This tour is the perfect combination of cruising and canoeing. The lunch was very good. I definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Florisa92
thediscoverygroup, Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

We are very pleased you enjoyed your trip with us cruising and canoeing up the Noosa Everglades as well as your roast lunch at CootharaBAR bar & bistro.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very enjoyable day tour with the family. Our driver name was Micheal, he is friendly and excellent local knowledge (with history) of the Fraser Island. Very comfortable 4WD coach. Small group of people in the tour. Beautiful and healthy morning tea and lunch provided. Strongly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jonathan K
thediscoverygroup, Manager at The Discovery Group, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thanks for your recommendation, we are pleased you enjoyed your Fraser Island 1-day tour and we have passed on your positive feedback to our tour guide Michael.

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Response from Werner R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Heather As Louis said the Ride from Noosa is a Long one. Be aware that driving on fraser Island is really bumpy. I spend two days and one Night - the Eurong Resort is a Kind of Hotel. Thismakes everything easier - You... More
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Response from reneekolo | Reviewed this property |
Yes you are allowed to leave belongings in the vehicle I left my phone in there and it was still there untouched and the lunch wasn’t that minimal you make your own wrap and are allowed to have as many as you like honestly I... More
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Hazel R
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Response from TheDiscoveryGroup | Property representative |
Hi Hazel, My preference is the 2 day tour, as we break up the travel from Noosa over two days. We also get to see more of the island and have plenty of time so the tour doesn't feel rushed. As for the walking there are a... More
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