Travel Blogs from Fraser Island, Australia

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Fraser Island Tour - Day 1, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island Tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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So we were picked up at 0730 this morning for our 2 day tour of Fraser Island.  The island itself is nothing but sand, 75 miles long and 15 miles wide and is the largest sand island in the world. Most of it is rainforest and its our home for the next ...

Canada Day Long Weekend, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Canada Day Long Weekend

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... us but we still had room for a little red wine. We rose to the sounds of the birds the next morning and joined a Fraser Island 4x4 tour.  Fritz was our driver.  His thick German-Austrian accent and vibrant sense of humour warmed the chilly ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by lauraandrich

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We set off on Tuesday for Rainbow beach where we were over nighting before going to Fraser Island.  The drive took about 4 hours and we were late leaving Brisbane so we got there just in time to grab something to eat in the local pub and hit the hay ...

Lets Off Road!, Hervey bay, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Lets Off Road!

A travel blog entry by countrybumpkin

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... eye, and his knobbly knees, he was fine! We drove back into town and met the Irish lads, and went looking for a bargain deal to Fraser Island. We were quoted from $250 - $400 each which we thought was a bit steep, and then we stumbled across Koalas, who ...

Fraser Island day 1, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island day 1

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... point where we took the Manta Ray barge over to Fraser Island, which was only a short crossing of about 5 minutes. The main highway on Fraser Island is the beach which runs along the East side of the island. I saw my first wild dingo on the way along the ...

Oct 23, 05 (Sunday0--Continued, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Oct 23, 05 (Sunday0--Continued

A travel blog entry by marvroki

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After lunch back at the resort place we boarded the bus to the Rainforest Area on this island. We walked through the rainforest, Part of the creek has a boardwalk and we saw rare king ferns and even an eel swimming in the creek that was so clear that we ...

Farvel Fraser Island =(, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Farvel Fraser Island =(

A travel blog entry by lasse-kaya

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Skrevet av Lasse. Klokken 09.00 våknet vi av alarmen på mobilen, vi hadde nemlig blitt enige om at vi skulle sove lengst mulig idag. På grunn av tidevannet var det nemlig ikke mulig å kjøre på stranden på dette tidspunktet uansett, så det eneste ...

Silky sand and tons of ants!!!, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Silky sand and tons of ants!!!

A travel blog entry by jessandmel

We left the farm and headed off to Fraser Island. This is the world's largest sand island. It is world heritage listed. I am not sure what that means, but it seems impressive, so I included it. The first night we got to the island around 7 pm. That is ...

A Dingo Tried To Steal My Wife, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

A Dingo Tried To Steal My Wife

A travel blog entry by martin.bov

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... 2.30pm we had our safety briefing for driving on sand and off road as well as the do's and don’ts when camping on Fraser Island.  After watching the world’s most boring safety video, which I fell asleep during (not a good idea as I was ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by kathyface

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... we had spent several hours packing up the 4WD roof and learning how to drive it (there are 2 gear sticks!!) we headed off to Fraser Island. The ferry only takes about 10 mins and goes from near Rainbow Beach. I'm quite glad I didn't offer to drive the ...

Fraser Island 4x4 Tour - Day 1, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island 4x4 Tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by noybeth

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... car! So we set off and James was the first driver, it took about an hour and a half to get to the barge across to Fraser Island. The road there was pretty mental, at one point there was a sign that said "Steep slope with very sharp corners ahead" and the ...

I will survive.., Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

I will survive..

A travel blog entry by miranda.nl

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... minuten hadden we al de verkeerde afslag te pakken dus het begon goed, haha. Na 45 minuten op de veerboot kwamen we aan op Fraser Island (een eiland zonder verharde wegen). Lucht uit de banden, 4x4 modus aan en gaan met die banaan. Nou gaan met die ...

The biggest sand island in the world..., Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

The biggest sand island in the world...

A travel blog entry by sophieholmes

Hi all, We went to Fraser Island finally. We had a 4WD truck/van thingy with 11 people in it. 8 brits, 2 Danish, 1 canadian. We drove fdrom the mainland to the ferry, and then once on the island just drove from lake to beach to lake to beach t showers, ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by pesche

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This weekend's program was Fraser Island, a big island just north of Noosa. We were 13 people, so we organised two 4WDs and made our way to this deserted island. As you can see on my pics, Frasor Island is beautifully white-sanded with some of the best ...

Off Roading on Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Off Roading on Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by braynbrooks

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... Dingos Backpackers in Rainbow Beach after a 2 ½ drive from Noosa through the pouring rain, excited for our trip to Fraser Island the next day but slightly disheartened by the horrendous weather! However hope was restored during our induction meeting ...

Fun on Fraser (2), Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fun on Fraser (2)

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_matt

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... most for some reason! We didn't end up leaving the hostel till around 10am, where we then headed to catch the ferry over to Fraser Island. There were four groups in total but we soon went our separate ways. Everyone in our group was really cool and we all ...

Schön mit einem SUV den Strand entlang brettern..., Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Schön mit einem SUV den Strand entlang brettern...

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Whitsunday Islands - Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Whitsunday Islands - Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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... them crawl out and follow the moonlight which guides them to the ocean. Then we headed to Hervey Bay to organise a trip to Fraser Island. This is the biggest sand island in the world and some people say more sand than the sahara desert (yeah ...

Paradise does exist!, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Paradise does exist!

A travel blog entry by justshonaeno

... say I would return to someplace which literally just consists of lakes and beaches and not much else but I would definitely return to Fraser Island.  It is absolutely gorgeous.  I went on a 3 day 2 night tour with a company called Cool Dingo, ...

Fraser Island, Fraser island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by mryoung

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Fraser Island, this is the largest island made up of sand on earth. it is about 90 miles in length and if you dont like sand then you shouldent go there.we went on a jeep 4x4 excursion where we took turns ragging a jeep around sand dunes and swamps with ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by tylerv

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... Garnett is pale in comparision).  We headed back to the barge, took some group photos with the trucks and left Fraser.  It was a bloody briliant trip.  We had another night at Pippies.  There were some really nice Chinese (Hong ...

Fraser Island Day 1, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island Day 1

A travel blog entry by brookaba

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... surf), but it is an absolutely terrible idea to go swimming in it. In fact, we did not see a single swimmer along the Fraser Island coast, except in the safe Champagne Pools. Fraser Island's coast is host to a huge variety of marine life, including the ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by ossenkamp

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Hallo, wir sind auf der groessten Sandinsel gelandet und jetzt ist Camping angesagt. Es ist schon toll hier, wenn der ganze Sand nicht waere. :-) Soweit ist alles im Lot. Internet allerdings schwierig und langsam. Wir melden uns vor Weihnachten noch ...

Sand, and lots of it, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Sand, and lots of it

A travel blog entry by beth

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I survived the trip out to Fraser Island. Everyone in both groups turned out to be really nice, but let me tell you, the next time I'm in charge of a group, I'm throwing them into a 4x4 with no training on how to drive it, a map, some supplies, making ...

Fraser Island 4WD Adventure!, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island 4WD Adventure!

A travel blog entry by 3vagabonds

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Entry Picture Link: http://picasaweb.google.com.au/ThreeVagabonds/MackayToFraserIsland# Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island and the setting of our latest adventure! (http://www.fraserisland.net/) After leaving Hervey Bay, we headed just a ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by etheridge

... After a few more kilometres of inland road we arrived at the beach for the return journey.  The beach is Fraser Island's equivalent of a motorway.  However, there is no central reservation so judging how much space to leave oncoming ...

Sticky Sand in Stupendous Surroundings, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Sticky Sand in Stupendous Surroundings

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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... to tie up in any way and kept getting blown down shore by the wind!  Eventually they got it on and we set off to Fraser Island.  Once we arrived we climbed into the bus and set off on the bumpy ride through the sand to Lake Birabeen. This ...

Dec 08, 2010, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Dec 08, 2010

A travel blog entry by delsanders

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Fraser island trip....wow, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser island trip....wow

A travel blog entry by phill-and-adam

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today we got back from our 3 day camping trip on fraser island and we can definately say it was the best thing we have done since arriving in Australia, maybe even the best thing so far from the whole trip! we did a "tag along tour" where for 3 days and 2 ...

Dingo Dodging, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Dingo Dodging

A travel blog entry by gemandsam

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27th March 2008 Our morning started with another briefing, this time from Troy's dad Jake Jacobson who "knows Fraser Island better than anyone else because he lived in the sand dunes 6 days a week for 3 and a half years like a ferret!!!" If Troy was ...

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