Travel Blogs from Fraser Island, Australia

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Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by samandalex

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... nbsp;is great! After quite a long walk up the beach we went to the supermarket to get our food for the following three days on Fraser Island. By the time we got back to our hostel it was dark. The sun seems to set really early here (5:30ish)! The next ...

Amazing time on Fraser Island!, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Amazing time on Fraser Island!

A travel blog entry by samandrich

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... instant we stepped off the bus, we saw loads of dolphins jumping in and out of the sea - perfect start to the trip! The trip across to Fraser Island by ferry was windy, but warm and sunny. As soon as we got there, we went to get our bus- a huge 4x4 bus! ...

Fraser Explorers, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Explorers

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... well, we thought sailing Whits would be more of the "same, same."    Most people visiting the East Coast of Australia have Fraser Island on their itinerary. WHY? First of all, it is a very large island second only to Tasmania in size. Second, ...

Fraser Island and around, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island and around

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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... the Great Barrier Reef calms the sea, but a local Aussie we met and his shark horror stories put us off hiring that boogie board! FRASER ISLAND One of the highlights of our trip in Oz so far. We did a 2 day 4WD tour with 10 or so other backpackers, ...

Drivin through the sand in Fraser, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Drivin through the sand in Fraser

A travel blog entry by our_travels

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After Noosa we went to Hervey Bay which is the gateway town to Fraser island, one of the worlds largest sand islands. We met up with our friends Chloe and Luke there too and the 8 of us stayed in a hostel in Hervey for one night and then early the next ...

Dingos, sand and Alexs, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Dingos, sand and Alexs

A travel blog entry by anslwithers

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We met our old uni korfing friends, Alex and Alex for a trip around the biggest sand island in the world, Fraser Island. The Alexs are (one of) the inspirations for our trip as they are about half way, 15 months, through their own round the world ...

Fantastic Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fantastic Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by ggeben

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... Whales, Dolphins, sharks, rays, and turtles.. Although it's good to get back to civilization, Fraser Island was awesome. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Australia..It's rough going, but it really gives you a feeling of just how diverse the ...

Fraser Island!!, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island!!

A travel blog entry by ryanandchels

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... and ignorant woman we have ever met! We can't remember her name, but if you're reading this and heading to Fraser Island anytime soon, don't anticipate getting any helpful information from the lady at the Hook Point NPWS booth! When we asked about the ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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Castles (and tents) in the sand..., Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Castles (and tents) in the sand...

A travel blog entry by richardandfiona

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... park to get our permits and then run back again as I reversed the truck onto the ferry. I was a bit nervous about driving on Fraser Island as there are virtually no tarmac roads, they are all sand. I'd also been on the island once before in 2000 and ...

Fraser Island - Largest Sand island in the world, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island - Largest Sand island in the world

A travel blog entry by bfaldowski

... the ocean, basically keep the vehicle away from salt".  The first thing we did was walk through the rainforest.  Fraser Island is extremely famous for its fresh water lakes.  I had heard many stories about how nice ...

Fraser Island - Tag 1, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island - Tag 1

A travel blog entry by loiti

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... einem kurzen Frühstück sind wir nach Hervey Bay (River Heads) gefahren von wo wir um 06:45 mit der Fähre nach Fraser Island gefahren sind. Dort fuhren wir mit einem 4WD Truck quer durch die Insel, ein richtiges Abenteuer. Die ganze Insel besteht nur ...

Fraser Island Day 2, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island Day 2

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... minute walk through the bush along the Wanggolba creek, where the bush took us onto Lake Birrabeen. The most popular lake on the island is lake Mackenzie, however, as it's so busy there the driver took us to the alternative lake Birrabeen which is almost ...

Dingos, Fraser Island and Hervey Bay, Australia travel blog

Dingos

A travel blog entry by cmj

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For the past three days and two nights I've been camping out on Fraser Island. All the local hostels set up similar self drive trips, and Beaches Backpackers put me with a group of ten other explorers. Fraser is the world's largest sand island and only ...

Self Drive Safari, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Self Drive Safari

A travel blog entry by james24

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What an awsome place. 1 huge sand island....... full of sand ! Another huge highlight from me adventures so far. 18 of us headed of in two toyota 4x4 trucks. with no guides, just a map and an itinary! i got first shot at driving when we arrived on the ...

Here's some Fraser Island photos, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Here's some Fraser Island photos

A travel blog entry by martynsphotos

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Ok, hopefully you've all heard about Fraser Island and some the lakes and stuff, so I'm going to try to get some photos uploaded, but I'm not quite sure what I'm doing, so bear with ...

Day 78 - Hervey Bay to Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Day 78 - Hervey Bay to Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... dingoes killed and partially ate a toddler, so they are still very much a problem here) They say that Fraser Island has the 'purest' dingos in Australia because there has been no cross-breeding with domestic dogs, but unfortunately we didn't see any on ...

Best Trip Ever, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Best Trip Ever

A travel blog entry by jentravels

... next hill and there is a beautiful lake! We swam there too, which was fantastic. We also visited the famous shipwreck on Fraser Island (Maheno Shipwreck) which was really cool and we spent time on the beach and walking through random streams. I drove ...

Noosa and Harvey Bay for Fraser Island, Noosa, Harvey Bay, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Noosa and Harvey Bay for Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by cal_ipi

Fraser ...

Falling down hatches and toilet holes, Whitsundays to Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Falling down hatches and toilet holes

A travel blog entry by jimbarnard

... deeply incoherent wandering along the high street with that ' collapsing knee' gait that is reserved for the truly pissed.    FRASER ISLAND - SAND, SAND, MORE SAND, BOOZE AND PASSING OUT IN THE DUNES It was with a great deal of effort that ...

Playin' in the sand...big boy stylee, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Playin' in the sand...big boy stylee

A travel blog entry by snapz

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... as the only music to listen to its kinda stuck...and yes, that is slightly annoying! I have just returned from Fraser Island, where I have been driving around the world's biggest sand island. Its certainly an interesting social experiment. Stick 10 ...

having a blast with the dingoes, Rainbow Beach and Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

having a blast with the dingoes

A travel blog entry by ruthie

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... on the beach. we put our tents up and watched the dingoes walking across the huge sandblow at dusk. (there are dingoes everywhere - Fraser Island wouldn't be the same without them. they are wild animals and by the sound of it, pretty savage if you get on ...

4x4 Self Drive Fraser Island Adventure, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

4x4 Self Drive Fraser Island Adventure

A travel blog entry by alex_paul

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Hervey Bay is the main jumping off point for trips to Fraser Island - the Worlds largest sand bank island!! There are a few different options, but we wanted to do the self drive safari as you have a bit more freedom, but best of all you get to drive ...

World's largest sand island, Rainbow Beach/Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

World's largest sand island

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... the water which was fantastic!  Really sore calf after though which wasn't good.  That afternoon we had our Fraser Island briefing - safety info regarding wild dingos (dogs), rules and regulations, camping info etc.  Saturday we woke ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by kangaroopoo

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Fraser Island.... Well do we need to say much more? Three days on the off roading sand island, & it REALLY is as beautiful as ledgend has it! You have to go ...

Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by birkborkasson

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Our first roadtrip took us north to Fraser Island. We parked our car, swapped against the 4wd we had rented for the massive sand island and made our way to the ferry. Unfortunately the weather still was overcast and we had some rain every now and then, ...

Rainbow beach and Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Rainbow beach and Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by cnnnews

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Stayed in Rainbow Beach and did a two day tour of the island. Fraser Island is the biggest sand island in the world. It's a massive aquifer, rainwater constantly filtering down through the sand and streaming out 60-100 years later. It makes ...

Sand, dingos and rainforests, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Sand, dingos and rainforests

A travel blog entry by aldo80

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Went on an amazing 2 day trip to Fraser Island, which was totally stunning. The island is the worlds largest sand island, which also hosts lots of wildlife, rainforests and fresh water lakes. So it was me and Fiona, an aussie bloke, an Irish couple, a ...

Hervey Bay & Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

Hervey Bay & Fraser Island

A travel blog entry by carlosb1978

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... shop so she could live here. Carl got a cheap haircut... we looked around around the harbour. We decided on a day trip to the infamous Fraser Island as we were ready for a break from camping. Our ferry was met on the island by a big 4 wheel drive bus ...

4wd bus tour on Fraser, Fraser Island, Australia travel blog

4wd bus tour on Fraser

A travel blog entry by andrewpaterson

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After killing the previous day in Hervey Bay, I woke up early for my two day, one night Fraser Island tour.  First up was a hike through a bit of forest and then over sand dunes to Lake Wabby.  Met Aileen, an Irish schoolteacher, and ...

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