Fraser Island Tourism

Picturesque viewpoints, plentiful forests and exotic wildlife are what Fraser Island greets you with. Located off the Queens land coast, this world-heritage enlisted Australian Island takes pride in being the largest sand island in the world. Endowed with colourful sand cliffs, fresh water lakes and uninterrupted, long beaches, Fraser Island is mostly on the vacation planners of people visiting the Northeast of Australia.

James Cook, who discovered Australia is said to have sailed by the island during the journey. The island got its name from Eliza Fraser, a shipwreck survivor who was rescued by a convict. Evidences show that the Aboriginal tribes had settled in the region about 5000 years ago. The island was later occupied by European shipwreck survivors and explorers who migrated to Queensland eventually. Now, Fraser Island is a paradise to nature lovers, which made it one of the best eco-tourism hotspots in the world.

Fraser Island is mostly known for its mangroves, eucalyptus woodlands and lush rain forests. The Island’s itineraries also include more than a 100 fresh water lakes, serene creeks, beautiful wild-flower displays, and a number of sand dunes in multiple hues. Further, it is also a home to more than 40,000 migratory birds; and also to a number of endangered or rare animal species like dugongs, turtles and ant-blue butterflies.

Add Fraser Island to your trip planners en route to Queensland. Indulge yourself in Snorkelling, rainforest trekking, swimming and other activities to do in the Island; and explore its enchanting flora and fauna which forms a quintessential part of Australia’s natural and cultural heritage.

Essential travel information and Fraser Island tips for your visit

  • Do not feed dingoes (Australian wild dogs) as they can get aggressive at times and attack you.
  • If you are going for a swim in the ocean, take certain safety measures, especially in the Indian Head at it is a place for Shark breeding and dangerous jelly fishes.
  • Carry sunscreen if you plan your trip during summer months.
  • Follow the speed limit while driving for your own safety.
  • Be sure to get a permit for your vehicle, without which you wouldn’t be allowed into the island.
  • Do not try to dive from the sand cliffs into the lakes and the creeks as it can injure you badly.

Fraser Island Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Fraser Island. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Fraser Island trip planner.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Fraser Island