Prince Harry and Meghan in Fraser Island

Meghan and Harry’s travel secrets for Fraser Island

In Features, Stories, Travel by Nicole Fuge

Mama, are you dreaming of a tropical holiday, being waited on hand and foot, sand in your toes, sun on your skin and a cocktail in hand? We thought so!

Take your travel cues from the royal parents-to-be and have an unforgettable experience (with a much-needed side of romance with papa) in World Heritage-listed paradise, Fraser Island.

With an award-winning team, Kingfisher Bay Resort know a thing or two about creating once-in-a-lifetime hols!

Here the team reveal their top tips for planning a Fraser Island adventure that ticks all the boxes for the entire fam bam.

What a dream view of Lake McKenzie!


Want to live it up like Prince Harry? Well then, you’ll want sit back and relax with the kids as the Kingfisher Bay Resort driving team navigate the tides and tracks to the island’s iconic sights.

Full-day guided 4WD tours depart Kingfisher Bay Resort daily. Want to really have a bespoke experience that Megs would approve of? In-house guests can also arrange a personalised tour with a resort ranger.

Be sure to walk along the silica white shores of Lake McKenzie and wander through the rainforest where Harry unveiled the plaque for the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy initiative.


Forget paddock to the plate, on Fraser Island the specialty ingredients are foraged from the rainforest around the resort.

Kingfisher Bay Resort aerial view

Kingfisher Bay Resort and the surrounding rainforest. Picture: James Knight

Savour a bush tucker-infused degustation experience at award-winning Seabelle Restaurant and sample from the same menu selection of modern Australian cuisine enjoyed by the royal couple.

So that you can have a dinner sans little ones, Junior Eco Ranger sessions run every Saturday night. SIGN. US. UP!


Does feeling the stress of the world fade away as you relax in your own private retreat hidden amongst World Heritage-listed surroundings sound like a good idea? We thought so.

A ferry arriving at the jetty leading up to Kingfisher Bay Resort. What a beautiful part of the world?! Picture: James Knight @aero.aus

Mamas and papas, you deserve some me-time so why not pamper yourself with a couple’s treatment at the Island Day Spa, join a ranger-guided walk through the native wallum, relax by the pool as the kids splash for hours, or stroll along the same picturesque jetty as Harry and Meghan – it’s the perfect spot for a glass of bubbles as you watch the sunset across the western bay.

Connect with Kingfisher Bay Resort


Facebook: @kingfisherbayresort

Instagram: @kingfisherbayresort

Picture of Meghan and Harry by: Luke Marsden

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