Stealing the crown from BridgeClimb Sydney this year, it seems the world’s largest sand island is prime territory for fun – and with such a varied environment, ranging from undulating sand dunes over 200 metres high in places, towering cliffs and sweeping white-sand beaches, to lush rainforests, thriving wetlands and over 100 freshwater lakes, Fraser’s various 4WD tours can take travellers to the island’s most incredible destinations.

Of course, there were favourite operators. Cool Dingo Tours, Trailblazer Tours and Fraser Explorer Tours received many mentions in your responses, but they were each praised for their “friendly guides”, “great local knowledge” and “skilled driving” as they navigated the diverse landscape – “I wouldn’t have been game to drive it myself,” said one response. See visitfrasercoast.com

Finalists

It seems we have a fascination with fear as many ghost tours gained your vote, in particular runner-up, Port Arthur Ghost Tours. After being crowned the winner for the past two years, BridgeClimb Sydney appears in third-place, while world-renowned Uluru remains a firm favourite for many. Finishing off the list was Kimberley Coastal Camp’s fishing tours, offering the chance to nab yourself a barra in some of the world’s most pristine water.

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