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5
March
2019

How long should you stay on Fraser Island?

Nestled off the country’s east coast is Australia’s exceptional Fraser Island. It is the largest sand island in the entire world, ensuring a lot of room for attractions and activities to charm the whole family. But how long is enough? A day, weekend, or perhaps a week? Read our article and find out how long you need to stay on this glorious sand island. Getting there As it is an island, taking a ferry is always a part of your route. However, depending on where you are based, will determine if you need to train, bus, or drive to the […]

   
  
13
February
2019

Why is Fraser Island important?

If you are looking for a place that oozes natural beauty, then Fraser Island is for you. Home to sprawling, sun-drenched beaches, lush green bushlands, and a jigsaw of outdoor activities, it’s guaranteed you’ll wear out your walking shoes for this destination. But what makes this island different from all the others? Follow our list for an eye-opening experience Fraser Island, a wonderland bursting with unspoiled swimming spots, lush greenery, enormous dunes, and soft sand beaches. It is one of Australia’s top attractions, bringing over 350,000 travellers each year. But why is it so famous? What is so great about […]

   
  
28
January
2019

What are the stories behind Fraser Island’s Shipwrecks

An island just off the coast of Queensland is a paradise teeming with unspoilt greenery, pristine swimming spots, and golden sand. Listed as the world’s largest sand island, it is the only island where the lush rainforest grows out of the sand. Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1992 due to this incredible natural marvel. It is an ancient sight, estimating to have formed over 800, 000 years ago. Divided by ownership, the north side comprises the Great Sandy National Park, while the remaining land consists of state forest and private land. The island holds many charms, including a […]

   
  
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 […]

   
  
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