The Basin Lake Track is located within Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park. Long beaches, dramatic coloured-sand cliffs, natural sandblows, rocky headlands and pristine freshwater lakes and streams are some of Fraser Island's spectacular natural features.
Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island and an area of remarkable natural beauty. It was listed as a World Heritage Area in 1992 to recognise the island's internationally significant natural features:... more
The 5.6 kilometre Basin Lake Track begins from Central Station. Follow the boardwalk, crossing the bridge over Wanggoolba Creek. The shallow crystal-clear water of Wanggoolba Creek winds gently between banks fringed by subtropical rainforest. See strangler figs, piccabeen palms, climbing vines and buttressed trees. This is the only place on the island where the king fern Angiopteris evecta grows and sprouts the largest fronds in the world. From Wanggoolba Creek's rainforest gully walk through kauri, brush box and tall eucalypt forest to the sedge-fringed shores of Basin Lake. Allow 2.5 hours to complete this track.... less
|Duration||2.5 Hours||Itinerary Type||Land
|Distance||5.6 Kilometres||Itinerary Route||Return
|Mode of Travel||Walk||Level of Difficulty||Unrated|
The Basin Lake Track is managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Please note that this map only shows an indicative start point for the walk. The track route and end point are not shown and this map cannot be used for navigation purposes. Please see the Queensland National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing web site for detailed maps and the latest park information, including opening hours and safety messages. When you are in the park, make sure you refer to signs at the start of the track for more information.