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25
September
2017

The Landscape of Fraser Island

Fraser Island is one of Australia’s most unique landscapes of natural beauty. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1972, it boasts a landscape of undulating sand dunes and standing lakes. The island itself has formed over thousands and thousands of years, thanks to the winds, waves, and ocean currents that have pushed sand from Antarctica and beyond in a zigzag pattern, which has left a string of sand islands that sit just off the coast of Queensland. This collection of islands stretches from South Stradbroke Island, which lies off the Gold Coast, to Fraser Island, which can be found […]

   
  
14
September
2017

The Wildlife of Fraser Island

Fraser Island boasts an incredibly diverse selection of native wildlife thanks to its eclectic collection of landscapes and unique scenery.

   
  
30
August
2017

Things to Do Around Happy Valley on Fraser Island

Set off the coast of Queensland, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, sprawling out for around 120 kilometres. All around its pretty coastline, there are stunning sea views and plenty of activities to get stuck into. Top viewpoints can be found at Indian Head, while natural wonders include the Cathedrals, and the sights at Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby are well worth a visit. Happy Valley sits pretty much in the centre of Fraser Island on the east side of the coast. It is surrounded by lush sands and incredible sea views, and its nearby township […]

   
  
22
August
2017

Things to do at Cooloola National Park

Set to the north of Brisbane and sitting pretty in between Noosa Heads and Rainbow Beach, Cooloola National Park offers visitors the chance to explore in a number of unique ways. Offering up some of the best scenery on Fraser Island, it’s the perfect place to be introduced to the mesmerising landscape that characterises this part of Australia. On this stretch of national park, you can get your adrenalin pumping with a four-wheel drive adventure, and experience towering sand dunes and wild coastal cliffs. Keep your eyes peeled for vibrant blooming wildflowers as you hike through ancient rainforests, stopping off […]

   
  
8
August
2017

The Unique Eco-system of Fraser Island

Situated off the coastline of Queensland, Fraser Island unfolds in a unique eco-system filled with sand dunes, lakes, and sea views. It is the largest sand island in the world, sprawling out for 120km along its coastline.

   
  
26
July
2017

Why Lake McKenzie is so Special

Located in the heart of Fraser Island, Lake McKenzie unfolds in a swathe of crystal clear water against a backdrop of pristine white sand.

   
  
29
June
2017

Things to do at Eli Creek

Eli Creek is one of the most coveted tourist hotspots on the beautiful expanse of Fraser Island, a haven of natural wonders in Australia.

   
  
9
June
2017

The Mysterious Past of the Maheno Ship Wreck

Fraser Island acts as a kind of living museum of sunken ships. With more than twenty-three wrecks recorded in its waters between 1856 and 1935, it has a fascinating history and plenty of stories to dig into. The Maheno is perhaps one of the most popular shipwrecks in the region, which is beached near The Pinnacles. Though the Sandy Cape lighthouse was switched on in 1970 to try and avoid as many shipwrecks, it did very little to lower the number of incidents. Today, the Maheno acts as a popular tourist attraction to those visiting Fraser Island. It was built […]

   
  
12
May
2017

Feeding the Dolphins at Tin Can Bay

At Tin Can Bay, you can feed the resident Australian Humpback Dolphins. The pod is home to nine animals at the moment that are led by Mystique, the alpha male. Others in the group include Patch, Ella, Squirt, Harmony, Aussie, Valentine, Chompy, and White Fin.

   
  
26
April
2017

Travelling to Fraser Island from Rainbow Beach

Forming the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island promises visitors miles of natural beauty and plenty of wildlife to soak up. Predominantly made up of a National Park, it was listed as a World Heritage site back in 1992 and remains an important conservation area. The wild and isolated nature of the island means it is only accessible via a 4-wheel drive, by plane, or by foot, and you need to pick up a vehicle and camping permit before you visit There are several starting points you can get to Fraser Island from, and Rainbow Beach is one of them […]

   
  
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