An alluring mixture of breathtaking beaches, ancient rainforests, lustrous lakes, enormous sand dunes, devine weather, and wildlife including the purest lineage of Dingos - the Fraser Coast is full of natural wonders.
Fraser Coast accommodation ranges from the World Heritage listed Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island, to the coastal community of Hervey Bay, to the north of which lies Bundaberg where you will find a rum-guzzling polar bear, and finally to the south you have the striking Rainbow Beach.
To the local Aboriginals Fraser Island is ‘K’Gari’, which very appropriately translates to paradise. Sand from all down the eastern coast is said to eventually land at Fraser Island to contribute to its 120 kilometre by 15 kilometre mass built over 800 000 years of longshore drift. The island is famed for its enigmatic beauty which can be appreciated from atop the dunes or ‘sandblows’ that reach up to 224 metres in height. From this vantage point whales, dolphins, sharks, turtles, passing ships and boats and even a few of the 40 odd lakes peppered across the island can be admired. Local knowledge is important when visiting Fraser Island, so it is best to consult an expert – speak to Discover Queensland on 1300 788 553 to book your Fraser Coast accommodation.
Hervey Bay is destination that caters to several markets, families come from near and far to enjoy this gateway to Fraser Island. It is also incredibly popular with both Australian and international youth from 20 to 30+ enjoying a 4WD adventure as well as a healthy dash of affable retirees who have decided the 10 kilometre stretch of golden sand is a suitable backdrop.
Relatively untouched since birth Bundaberg is a city famed for its Bundaberg Rum spokesperson a two tonne, snowy white polar bear donning sunglasses, the largest congregation of nesting marine turtles on the mainland, and a large amount of sugar cane farming land. It is also home to a beautiful stretch of beach, a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, and host to a variety of resorts perfect for a family holiday, romantic getaway, or weekend away with friends.
Being a relatively remote location Rainbow Beach has all the glamour of Whitehaven, the aqua blue touch of Day Dream, and the waves of Mooloolaba but manages to retain an untouched vibe. Many describe the location as the rising star of the Fraser Coast.
With so many options to choose from selecting your Fraser Coast accommodation could be a giant headache, let the experts at Discover Queensland guide your holiday decisions with their unrivalled local knowledge. Call us on 1300 788 553 for the best and most affordable Fraser Coast accommodation.
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