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Lake Wabby Track
Fraser Island, Fraser Coast Area

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au

Description

The world's largest sand island, Fraser Island is an area of remarkable natural beauty. It was listed as a World Heritage Area in 1992.

Lake Wabby is the deepest lake on Fraser Island. Its shore lies at the advancing edge of the Hammerstone Sandblow.

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The Lake Wabby Track will take you to a splendid lookout offering a view of this barrage lake and the sandblow that is slowly engulfing it. From here, walk to the shore of Lake Wabby for a refreshing swim.

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About the Walk

3.1 kilometres
1.5-2 hours
Short Walk
Easy
Return
From the Lake Wabby Ridge Car Park

Walk Highlights

  • Freshwater lake
  • Swimming
  • Gigantic sandblow
  • Woodland vegetation

Walk Hints

Wear sturdy footwear, sunscreen and a hat and avoid walking in the hottest part of the day. Carry sufficient drinking water.

Do not dive into the lakes, or swim in the ocean.

Be Dingo safe; follow the guidelines given in brochures and on signs. Refer to the QPWS website for more detailed information

Best Time To Go

Birds are plentiful early morning and this walk can be enjoyed all year round. Walk early morning or late afternoon to avoid the crowds and midday sun.

Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Further Details:
Birds are plentiful early morning and this walk can be enjoyed all year round. Walk early morning or late afternoon to avoid the crowds and midday sun. Lake Wabby Track highlights include: freshwater lake, swimming, gigantic sandblow and woodland vegetation. The track is an easy 3.1 kilometre walk which takes about one and a half to two hours.
When visiting Lake Wabby Track wear sturdy footwear, sunscreen and a hat and avoid walking in the hottest part of the day. Carry sufficient drinking water. Do not dive into the lakes, or swim in the ocean. Be Dingo safe; follow the guidelines given in brochures and on signs. The Ridge Track can be accessed from Cornwall's Break Road signposted from the Eastern Beach, north of Eurong.

How To Get There:
Fraser Island is about 300 kilometres north of Brisbane and 40 kilometres east of Hervey Bay and Maryborough. The island can be easily accessed from either Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay. For detailed information, refer to the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service National Park web pages.


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Lake Wabby Track - Print Brochure
Map of Lake Wabby Track
Great Sandy National Park
Fraser Island
Queensland 4581 Australia

Contact Details

13 7468

 

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