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31
December
2018

Why you should visit the Govi Creek

Govi Creek is nestled on the eastern coastline of Fraser Island. Starting from Dilli Village and flowing into the Coral Sea of the South Pacific Ocean. Govi Creek is surrounded by unspoilt stretches of bush, beach, and ocean. Take a look at the reasons you should travel here on your next trip to Fraser Island! If you are camping The main appeal of Govi Creek is the camping! The area is chock full of fantastic camping spots. Perfect for large groups or numerous campers, as there is plenty of space, and numerous sections to choose from. You can choose to set […]

   
  
28
December
2018

How many dingoes are there on Fraser Island?

Dingoes are Australia’s wild dogs. Found roaming around almost all of Australia, in a range of different habitats including dessert lands, tropical regions, and open grasslands. They are an iconic and beloved animal as the country’s only native canine. They also hold a significant place in the spiritual and cultural practices of many Aboriginal communities. Fraser Island is home to some of the purest of breeds and is an incredible attraction for tourists when visiting. Facts about Dingoes Dingos are a similar size to medium domestic dogs, with sandy brown fur, which can range in different shades. As Australia’s largest […]

   
  
18
December
2018

Where is Lake McKenzie?

Known as Australia’s very own natural day spa. Lake McKenzie is a magical lake, listed as one of the most beautiful and well-known freshwater lakes in Australia. Known to heal the aches and pains of any traveller dipping into the refreshing waters. But where exactly is it located? It is found on the famous island of Fraser Island. A wonderland bursting with unspoiled swimming spots, sand dunes, and unique wildlife. Its original name was ‘K’gari,’ an indigenous word meaning paradise. The name changes to ‘Fraser Island’ came in 1836, after the arrival of Captain James Fraser and his crew. The […]

   
  
12
December
2018

Where is Fraser Island?

Picture yourself standing in the soft golden sands, immersed in the lush Australian rainforest, surrounded by ocean’s pristine waters-this is Fraser Island. A wonderland bursting with unspoiled swimming spots, sand dunes, and unique wildlife. It is one of Australia’s most popular attractions, bringing over 350,000 travellers each year. But where exactly is it? The History of Fraser Island Fraser island’s original name was ‘K’gari,’ an indigenous word meaning paradise. The Butchulla people were the local aboriginal community on this island and have been living on the island for more than 5,500 years. The name change to ‘Fraser’ came in 1836, […]

   
  
7
December
2018

How was Fraser Island Formed?

The famous sand island spans 123 kilometres down and 23 kilometres across, making it the largest sand island in the entire world. It is a world heritage listed sight and is the only sand island to have a full rainforest growing on top of it. But how was this wonderland island created? The Formation of the Island Fraser Island is ancient, estimated to be millions of years old. It was formed during the Ice Age; The formation was due to years of wind, ocean currents, and waves pushed the deep siliceous sand from the far south-east coast of Australia. The […]

   
  
22
October
2018

Why you should visit Lake Wabby

Lake Wabby is a picturesque area with deep green waters and pure white sand dunes covering the area. It is a World Heritage listed sight, boasting an array of freshwater flora and fauna in and around the waters. Out of the forty dune lakes on the Island, it is by far the deepest, going down 11.4 metres. Where is Lake Wabby? The Lake is situated along the east coast of Fraser Island. A wonderland island bursting with unspoiled swimming spots, lush greenery, enormous dunes, and soft sand beaches. Stretching 123 kilometres down and 23 kilometres across. Head nearby to the […]

   
  
22
October
2018

Why visit the Pinnacles at Fraser Island

Forming the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island promises visitors miles of natural beauty and plenty of wildlife to soak up. One of the key attractions is the coloured sand cliffs of Fraser Island, the Pinnacles. Scattered on the eastern coast of Fraser Island, jutting out along the sandy beaches. The spectacular display of hundreds of different colours catches the light as it beams down from above. An array of oranges, reds, yellows, and browns is simply one of the most marvelling sights on the Island. How did the Pinnacles form? There are two stories which tell the tale of […]

   
  
22
October
2018

Why visit the sand dunes of Fraser Island?

The unspoilt world of Fraser Island is home to an array of unique natural sights. Pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and wonderful swimming holes crowd the area. With one of the most exceptional places to witness being the famous sand dunes. What are the sand dunes? Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. Sand has gathers up by the wind and wave for around 750,000 years, pushing the sand from the far south east coast of Australia. The built up of sand has created these sand dunes, which progress across the island, sometimes burying forests. The dunes that […]

   
  
5
October
2018

What to Do in Noosa

Nestled on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Noosa is a relaxing getaway from the big city life. Teeming with a pristine blue coastline, rich wildlife, as well as luxe shops and restaurants. This quiet town is one of the top beachside holiday locations in the country. The History of Noosa Australian Aboriginals had dwelled in Noosa for over 40,000 years before any Europeans arrived. Even then, the region was a retreat, acting as a sacred zone used for celebrations such as the Bunya Nut Festival. The name ‘Noosa,’ came from the Aboriginal language meaning ‘shadows.’ This refers to the tall rainforest trees […]

   
  
20
September
2018

Where are the Champagne Pools?

The Champagne pools are a collection of large rock pools along the coast of Fraser Island. They are one of the most popular natural wonders on Fraser Island, bringing many travellers to this world heritage listed sight! The area is jam-packed with beautiful scenery, wildlife, and swimming opportunities. Perfect for an escape into nature’s hidden gems. What are they? These are no ordinary rock pools! They are much larger than your average rock crevasses, multiple craters filled with clear waters, ranging in sizes, the average being the size of a swimming pool. The name Champagne comes from the waves that […]

   
  
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