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fraser island is mother nature’s playground Wander through the lush palms, giant king ferns and soaring satinays of Pile Valley, as sunlight streams through the towering canopy, and pure water floats silently along the creek. Central Station is the historic heart of Fraser, flourishing with centuries-old trees, and trunks broader than you can hug your arms around. It is the only place in the world where rainforests grow from the sand at elevations of more than 200 metres, and is one of the many natural phenomena unique to the island. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1992, the ever-changing sand scape of Fraser Island is home to a unique and diverse range of flora and fauna – notably, the most pure strain of dingoes in Australia.

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These furry friends have become an island icon, often spotted amongst the scrub, or trotting along 75 Mile Beach. They have happily co-existed with tourists for years, just remember to follow the dingo safety advice at the resorts. Birdsong fills the air on Fraser, with 354 migratory and coastal species recorded on the island. Honey eaters, eagles and Kingfishers are frequently spotted around the resort’s wallum and heathland areas – a delight for nature lovers! Sea turtles, stingrays and dugong glide through the waters of the Great Sandy Strait, and armies of soldier crabs scuttle along the western shore. Come nightfall, the sounds of nocturnal species come alive, with rhythmic ribbits of acid frogs echoing in the wetlands, and the gentle coo of owls from high in the treetops.

welcome to fraser island

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Welcome to Fraser Island  

WELCOME TO FRASER Island: a living, breathing natural treasure and the perfect choice for your next ‘overseas’ holiday. This magazine is you...

Welcome to Fraser Island  

WELCOME TO FRASER Island: a living, breathing natural treasure and the perfect choice for your next ‘overseas’ holiday. This magazine is you...