Reputed as the largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is a beautiful, wild landscape that is well worth the visit. The island is an amazing place to study the flora and fauna on offer and other wildlife such as dingoes, over 300 species of birds and a remarkable selection of plants. It is a place for adventure where it is possible to see dingoes in their natural habitat, a place where you can drive a 4×4 on the beach, where you can swim in the remarkable Lake McKenzie and laze on the beach.
A fun option for lodging is in one of the numerous campsites around the island with the Central Station site being one of the most popular. There are also a few hotel resorts with swimming pools if you enjoy a bit more of a comfortable nature experience. Swimming in the island’s freshwater lake is an amazing experience due to the remarkable clarity of the water and the relatively shallow depth. There are also very few living things in the lakes due to their chemical constitution and thankfully, there are believed to be no crocodiles living on the island although some occasionally visit. Fishing is very popular in the creeks and surrounding seas.
Fraser Island is one of the most popular attractions of the Sunshine Coast area. Located just off the Queensland coast, not far from Hervey Bay. Enjoy the sandy beaches, beautiful lakes and creeks and the lush subtropical rainforests. There are resorts on the island as well as camping facilities. Access is by boat or ferry. Ferries leave from Hevey Bay and Rainbow Beach at regular intervals.
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