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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 […]

   
  
10
September
2018

What is Fraser Island Famous For?

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 this Island? Just off the Australian’s east coast of Queensland, Fraser Island stretches 123 kilometres down and 23 kilometres across. It is listed as the largest sand island in the world and is the only place where the rainforest grown on sand. Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1992 due to this incredible natural marvel. It is an […]

   
  
24
July
2018

The Best Swimming Spots on Fraser Island

Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, boasting a magical collection of scenery that’s both surreal and absolutely breath-taking. As well as harbouring a weird and wonderful selection of landmarks and points of natural beauty, there are an abundance of lakes and swimming spots that provide the perfect place to kick back and relax. Here are some of the best. 1. Lake McKenzie The unusual sight of Lake McKenzie is one of the biggest draws of Fraser Island for visitors. Tucked away between ancient sand dunes, the perched lake is made up solely of rainwater, giving it […]

   
  
7
June
2018

Best Things to Do in Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach is without a doubt one of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations in Queensland. Set near Fraser Island, the stretch of coastline is the perfect place to escape the crowds and soak up the surrounding natural beauty. Whether you’re looking for beachside adventures, the chance to experience once-in-a-lifetime natural wonders, or simply want to kick back and relax with sea views, Rainbow Beach has something for you. Here are some of the best things to do when you’re in the Rainbow Beach. 1. See the Coloured Sands in Cooloola National Park Rainbow Beach is most famous for its coloured […]

   
  
1
May
2018

Exploring Fraser Island’s 75 Mile Beach

Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, which makes it the perfect place to soak up sea views and enjoy beach life. 75 Mile Beach is one of the most popular spots on the island, boasting – you guessed it – 75 miles of wide, white sand beach. Known for its adrenalin-pumping 4WD adventures, the beach has been voted one of the best coastal drives in the world. Though it is a spectacular beach, it’s not really a swimming beach because it often has rough waters and there is a high shark population in the waters surrounding […]

   
  
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