All posts tagged: Fraser Island

Fraser Island – the paradise (2)

Hey guys, here is my second post of Fraser Island. Just want to put together some highlights of our trip and few things you need to pay attention when you travel to the island. If you go to Fraser Island, wherever you travel inland, you can only see sand tracks. Nothing else! Fraser Island actually is the only place on our planet that rain forest grows on the sand! (If I’m wrong there, please correct me.) This is truly amazing! I have never seen anything like that. Apart from relaxing on the beautiful beach, there are many things you can do on the island. If hiking is your thing,  there are plenty of options, hiking to Lake McKenzie, taking a lake walk, or just having a short bush walk to see the vegetation and sand dunes. Fishing is a must-do for us on the island. When it’s high tide, there is not much you can do. You can either chill out at your rented house/resort/camping site or go hiking inland. However, we love fishing. So we wouldn’t miss …

Fraser Island – the paradise

Last week, we had a getaway weekend to Fraser Island, the biggest sand island in the world. I can’t believe we didn’t go there earlier. The beauty of the island is breathtaking without a single bit of exaggeration. No surprise it is World Heritage listed. The only regret was that we couldn’t stay longer than a weekend this time. It was a bit of drive to get to the island from Brisbane. It took us about three hours to Rainbow Beach. We got our hired car there, and we were off to take the ferry. You need a proper 4WD vehicle to drive around on the island. Since there are no proper roads on the island, you have to drive on the beach during low tide. The inland tracks are all soft sand. No way you can drive your normal car there without damage it or get stuck. While we were on the ferry, everyone was already awed for the view of the island. You really can’t blame them, the blue sky, white clouds, white sand, green vegetation at …