Fraser Island Great Sandy National Park


Fraser Island is K’gari is the traditional land of the Butchulla people

In the Butchulla people's language, Fraser Island is known as “K'gari” (pronounced “gurri”) meaning “paradise”. Butchulla translates as “the sea people”. Archaeological evidence suggests Aboriginal settlements existed on Fraser Island at least 5000 years ago. The Butchulla people are the Traditional Owners of K'gari (Fraser Island) and for perhaps as many as 50,000 years, the Butchulla people lived in harmony with the seasons and the land and sea, maintaining a balance between spiritual, social and family connections. Today the Butchulla people continue to walk the cultural pathway of their ancestors, whom they believe have lived on this country since the beginning of the Dreaming.

Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island, stretching over 120km

Panoramic viewpoints include Indian Head, a rocky outcrop on the island's easternmost tip, and the Cathedrals, a cliff famous for sculpted ribbons of coloured sand. A popular camping and ecotourism destination, with beaches and swimming sites at Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby and other freshwater pools. Experience a getaway adventure on a sand island paradise. Fraser Island (K’gari), the world’s largest sand island, has something for almost everyone. Discover exquisite views, treks over snow-white sandblows, and forest drives. Enjoy springtime wildflowers, lakes, beaches and wildlife. With so much to see and do you’ll want to come back again and again.

Fraser Island Popular Destinations

  • Eli Creek eli creek fraser island

    Eli Creek, the largest creek on the eastern beach of Fraser Island, pours up to four million litres of clear, fresh water into the ocean every hour. Eli Creek is a popular picnic and swimming spot, with a boardwalk that follows the creek inland through banksia and pandanus.

  • Lake McKenzie Lake McKenzie fraser island

    Lake McKenzie is a must-see for all visitors to Fraser Island the Great Sandy National Park. 100 meters above sea level, Lake McKenzie on Fraser Island is one of the most beautiful and well-known freshwater lakes in Australia, only 6.2 km southeast of Kingfisher Resort.

  • The Pinnacles The Pinnacles fraser island

    The Pinnacles Coloured Sands is a must-see phenomenon for visitors and a chance to see the natural history of Fraser Island through sand formations of colour stains due to the iron-rich minerals within the sand that have been in the making for hundreds of thousands of years.

  • Maheno Shipwreck Maheno Shipwreck fraser island

    - Maheno washed ashore on Fraser Island by a cyclone in 1935 where the disintegrating wreck remains as a popular tourist attraction. SS Maheno was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand, crossing between New Zealand and Australia, from 1905 until 1935.

  • Central Station Rainforest Central Station Rainforest

    Originally established as a forestry camp, Central Station is one of the many sought after stops on Fraser Island. The beautiful rainforest various flora and fauna are a short boardwalk around Wanggoolba Creek and through the beautiful Fraser Island rainforest.

  • Indian Head Indian Head fraser island

    Indian Head is the most easterly point of Fraser Island located at one end of Seventy Five Mile Beach. Named by Captain Cook when he passed it on the evening of 19 May 1770, Indian Head is the premier place to spot wildlife and provides panoramic views as far as the eye can see.

Fraser Island Popular Destinations

  • Discover Fraser Island

    Explore the beautiful Fraser Island where dingoes roam, rainforests grow from sands and crystal clear waters dot the landscape.This magnificent and enormous sand island was first discovered back in 1770.

  • Must Do Fraser Island

    Top things to do on the island include Off-road driving, hiking along the beautiful beaches and rainforest trails, fishing off the eastern beach, swimming, birding, mountain biking, wildlife watching, and camping.

  • Subtropical Fraser Island

    Subtropical Fraser Island is popular year-round endless beaches, mangroves, lagoons, towering sand dunes, and crystal-clear freshwater lakes and streams are just some of the natural attractions you can explore here.

  • Fraser Experience Day Tour
    Fraser Experience Day Tour

    $205 / 1 Day

    Fraser Experience One Day Tour is perfect if you have limited time and a budget and is a fun and affordable way to see Fraser Island. With a maximum of 17 guests per tour - sometimes even less.

    Fraser Experience Day Tour
  • Fraser Experience 4wd Group Tour
    Fraser Experience 4wd Group Tour

    $265 / 1 Day

    Fraser Experience 4wd Group Tour of 6 people maximum will ensure your have a personalised and memorable day. Bring your family, friends, that special person in your life or come and meet like minded travellers.

    Fraser Experience 4wd Group Tour
  • Fraser Experience Hummer Tour
    Fraser Experience Hummer Tour

    $295 / 1 Day

    Fraser Experience Hummer Tour to Fraser Island promises to bw a incredible way to get up close and personal with the Islands many attractions and in style.

    Fraser Experience Hummer Tour
  • Fraser Dingo Adventures
    Fraser Dingo Group 4wd Hire

    $725 / 2 Days

    Fraser Dingo Adventures Fraser Island Group 4wd Hire - 2 Day self-drive experience to Fraser Island, with a personalised itinerary See the Maheno Shipwreck, Coloured sands and Eli Creek.

    Fraser Dingo Adventures
  • Fraser Dingo Adventures
    Fraser Island 4wd Hire - 2 people

    $655 / 2 Days

    This is 2 day and 1 night self-drive package by Fraser Dingo Adventures is the perfect experience for couples to explore Fraser Island. Maheno Shipwreck, Coloured sands, Eli Creek, Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby.

    Fraser Dingo Adventures

Explore Fraser Island

Fraser Island Great Sandy National Park

Fraser Island is the most incredible island on earth with freshwater lakes and ancient rainforests. The world's best ecotourism destination, heritage listed Fraser Island is 120 kilometres long and 24 kilometres wide and is considered the largest sand island in the world. Comprising of ancient rainforests, eucalyptus and mangrove forests, the sand island has been accumulating for 750,000 years. Nestled within the wilderness and natural terrain, Fraser Island boasts luxurious relaxing accommodation at a variety of world class resorts.

The naturally occurring plant life on Fraser Island is truly amazing with a number of protected mammal species, birds and reptiles inhabiting the island. Panoramic viewpoints include Indian Head, the Cathedral famous for sculpted ribbons of coloured sand, beaches and swimming at Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby, Maheno shipwreck and other freshwater pools. Fraser Island is the most incredible island on earth where visitors can explore the freshwater lakes and spectaculars of ancient rainforests.

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Great Sandy National Park