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    JUST OFF THE COAST IS THE SPECTACULAR FRASER ISLAND: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    THE ISLAND HAS SO MANY WONDERFUL NATURAL ATTRACTIONS: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    THERE ARE LUSH RAINFOREST, STUNNING LAKES, SAND DUNES, BEAUTIFUL BEACHES AND MUCH MORE: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park

Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park encompasses almost the entire island, which is 123 km long and covers an area of 166,038 hectares.

Some of the islands spectacular natural features include long beaches, dramatic coloured-sand cliffs, natural sandblows, rocky headlands and pristine freshwater lakes and streams.

Fraser Island offers many opportunities for the visitor to explore and enjoy the natural surrounds including; sightseeing, walking, driving, guided tours and talks, picnic and day-use areas and boating and fishing.

Activities

Bushwalking (hiking), viewing wildlife, 4WD, guided tours, swimming.

Camping

There is camping available in the park.

Location

Fraser Island is about 300 km north of Brisbane and 15 km off the coast of Hervey Bay and Maryborough. There are a variety of operators at Hervey Bay that provide tours to Fraser Island.

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