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World Heritage listed Fraser Island

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Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world, and a fantastic experience to include within a holiday to Australia. Located off the coast of Queensland, it is accessed by ferry from Hervey Bay and is well worth a two-night minimum stay – preferably three nights. Easily visited as part of a self-drive itinerary, or by taking a shuttle bus or train from Brisbane, Fraser Island is a World Heritage listed island with gorgeous white beaches, sand dunes, ancient rainforests and over 100 freshwater lakes.

Once on the island, only 4×4 vehicles can get around – with the main ‘highway’ being the beach itself. Take a day tour to explore the island, visiting highlights such as Lake McKenzie, Seventy-Five Mile Beach (the highway!), the Satinay and Brush Box Forests, and Eli Creek.

Take guided walks, go canoeing, fishing, or see the island from the air on a light aircraft flight – the possibilities are plentiful. The position of Fraser Island in relation to the mainland creates a protected and safe resting area for the annual migration of humpback whales between August and October. A whale watching cruise is a must during these months, and provides a great opportunity to see these magnificent creatures in World Heritage waters.

A visit to Fraser Island can easily be included as part of a journey (by rail or by road) between Cairns and Brisbane – this fantastic section of coast is home to the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands – with endless opportunities to snorkel, dive, swim, surf and sail.

For more information on Fraser Island and how this could be included within a tailor made holiday to Australia, please call 01323 446550, or email me at angie@experienceholidays.co.uk I can work with you and put together a bespoke holiday to suit your requirements, preferences and budget.



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