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  • Address: Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Fraser Island, QLD, Australia

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Seventy-Five Mile Beach Tours

This stretch of soft white sand is aptly named Seventy-Five Mile Beach due to the fact that it’s 75 miles (121 kilometers) long. Running along majority of Fraser Island’s east coast, the beach offers a number of experiences, although swimming is not advised due to the high number of tiger sharks. That being said off-roading and fishing are popular pastimes on the beach, as is visiting its many attractions. If you are wanting to swim safely there are the Champagne Pools, natural rock pools that feature frothy Champagne-like bubbles when waves crash over the rocks.

Additionally, Indian Head is a rocky outcrop popular for watching stingrays, fish, turtles, dolphins and sharks in the surf. Visitors can also visit the Maheno Wreck, once one of the world’s fastest ships and used for target practice by the Australian Airforce in WWII. After a bad storm in 1935 it was pushed to the beach’s shore as it was being towed to Japan to be scrapped. And no trip to Seventy-Five Mile Beach would be complete without experiencing Eli Creek, a crystal clear freshwater creek where you can enjoy a relaxing float. Something else interesting about Seventy-Five Mile Beach is it’s not just used for recreation, but also as a highway and runway, as the hard-packed sand makes for great off-roading and planes often land here.

Practical Info

From the ferry drop-off on Fraser Island you’ll follow the designated sand pathways through the rainforest before emerging onto Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Be advised swimming is not recommended as the water is filled with tiger sharks, although you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of these marine creatures along with dolphins, turtles and fish from Indian Head. Make sure to keep an eye on the tide, as when it comes up there isn’t enough beach to drive on and you’ll need to wait until it’s low again to leave. Also, keep an eye out for wild dingoes, which can be unpredictable and aggressive, especially when searching for food. Keep any food you’ve brought sealed tight and out of the open.

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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, null
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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay

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Spend an incredible day exploring the natural beauty of Fraser Island, seeing highlights such as Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek, Lake McKenzie, Eli Creek, ...  Read more

Location: Fraser Island, Australia
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

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3-Day Fraser Island Tour with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Rainbow ... 
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3-Day Fraser Island Tour with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Rainbow Beach

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Enjoy a small-group tour with a maximum of ten guests giving you a more personalized experience. Discover the beautiful sites on Fraser Island, including Lake ...  Read more

Location: Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

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5-Day Fraser Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour, Brisbane, Multi-day Tours
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5-Day Fraser Island and Great Barrier Reef Tour

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Spend your days exploring Queensland’s wild treasures, and your nights at beach resorts, on a guided 5-day tour to Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef. On ...  Read more

Location: Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

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3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, ... 
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3-Day Fraser Island Package with Kingfisher Bay Resort Stay from Hervey Bay

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Experience the beauty of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island during a 3-day stay that includes a full-day sightseeing trip around the island. Travel by 4WD ...  Read more

Location: Fraser Island, Australia
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $285.74
2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach, Noosa & Sunshine Coast, Multi-day ... 
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2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach

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Discover the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world, on a two-day tour by 4WD from Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, or from ...  Read more

Location: Noosa, Australia
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

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3-Day Fraser Island Hiking and 4WD Adventure from Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, Multi-day Tours
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3-Day Fraser Island Hiking and 4WD Adventure from Hervey Bay

Experience Fraser Island’s top sights without the crowds by camping overnight at Lake Wabby and Lake McKenzie on a self-guided hiking trip with transportation ...  Read more

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Duration: 3 days (approx.)

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