About Fraser Island
Fraser Island off Australia's eastern Queensland coast, is the worlds largest sand island, stretching over 120km. Panoramic viewpoints include Indian Head, a rocky outcrop on the islands easternmost tip, and the Cathedrals, a cliff famous for sculpted ribbons of coloured sand. It's a camping and ecotourism destination, with beaches and swimming sites at Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby and other freshwater pools.
Fraser Island K'gari, Gari is a heritage-listed island located along the southeastern coast in the Wide Bay Burnett region, Queensland, Australia. It is approximately 250 kilometres 160 mi north of the state capital, Brisbane, and is a locality within the Fraser Coast Region local government area. In the 2016 census, Fraser Island had a population of 182 people.
Together with some satellite islands off the southern west coast and thus in the Great Sandy Strait, Fraser Island forms the County of Fraser, which is subdivided into six parishes. Among the islands are Slain Island, Tooth Island, Roundbush Island, Moonboom Island, Gardner Island, Dream Island, Stewart Island, and the Reef Islands, all part of the southernmost parish of Talboor.
Things To Do Fraser Island
There's no denying Fraser Island's World Heritage-listed rock star status, with its tropical rainforests and endless white sand beaches. It takes out a number of impressive gongs as it's the worldâ€™s largest sand island and the unofficial home of the dingo.