Fraser Island Travel Guide

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Plan Your Fraser Island Vacation

Some 200 km (125 miles) north of Brisbane, Fraser Island, at 1,014 square km (391 square miles), is the largest of Queensland's islands and the most unusual. Fraser is the world's largest sand island—instead of coral reefs and coconut palms, it has wildflower-dotted meadows; 100-plus freshwater lakes; dense, tall stands of rain forest; towering dunes; sculpted, multicolor sand cliffs; up to 40,000 migratory shorebirds; and rare and endangered species including dugongs, turtles, Illidge's ant-blue butterfly, and eastern curlews—a lineup that won the island a place on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

Hotels

Fraser Island Hotels

Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.

Things To Do

Things To Do in Fraser Island

Highlights of a drive along the east coast, wh... read more

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Fraser Island Experiences

  • Camping on Fraser Island

    The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service manages the island and maintains ranger bases at Dundubara and Eurong. You can pitch a tent... Read more

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