Fraser Island has been one of Sunshine Coast’s popular attractions since 1992 when Fraser Island was listed as the largest sand island in the world.
It ranks as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. It is 123 KM long and 25 KM wide and full of life and various terrains to explore. Lucky guests at Raffles Mooloolaba Apartments can enjoy the complimentary ride to Fraser Island for a day tour of this amazing geological formation.
Some prefer to take any of the hiking trails where they can enjoy nature and explore the flora and fauna. The brave hikers can obtain a permit to camp and explore the sounds of the birds, animals, and beaches while they can explore the island up close and personal. Many prefer the guided day tours where transportation is provided and the day is organized so they can just enjoy the best scenes and learn more about the ecosystem that this amazing island supports.
Raffles Mooloolaba Apartments assists in bookings with Fraser Island tour companies that pick you up right from the front door of the resort to Fraser Island where many guests can relax and just enjoy a tour of beautiful sights, sounds, and memories that you won’t find anywhere else.
The wonder of Fraser Island does not stop at the 75 mile beach where fishermen are in their glory. The island hosts many freshwater lakes, swamps, and even areas of rainforest. Some choose to take the 90 KM Great Walk to see the wonders of the rain forest, sand dunes, and lakes up close and personal. You will not be disappointed if you choose to bask in the sun and swim in the glorious the Champagne pools that are fed by the ocean.
In late June to November the migration of Humpback whales begins as they swim up the east coast. The pure dingoes are seen on the island are protected by law. Humans are not to interact with them and upset the ecosystem that depends upon their survival. The king fern grows in the rain forest areas along the Wanggoolba Creek. These ferns can grow up to 7 meters and are often mistaken for palm trees.
Once you have arrived at Hervey Bay you can take a ferry to get to the island and/or bring your 4 wheel drive to the island. You will need to register for a permit to bring the vehicle to the island. You can join a day tour. You can fish.
Whatever you wish you will not regret a visit to this amazing island.
For more information on planning a visit to Frasee Island while staying at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, talk to the staff at Raffles Mooloolaba and they’ll be able to provide you with all the details and booking info.