Central Station Rainforest, Fraser Island

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#3 of 10 in Nature in Fraser Island
Explore a lush rain forest environment at Central Station Rainforest, a thriving ecosystem situated at the heart of Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world. Take a walk into the center of this incredible forest, which survives against all odds by absorbing nutrients from the sandy soil. This area served as the hub of the forestry industry from 1920 to 1959, and today displays some of the rarest pines and ferns in Australia, which were planted by the loggers. The site includes camping facilities, picnic areas, and a scenic boardwalk through the rain forest. Nearby, you can also visit the small information center, which highlights key periods in the island’s history, and showcases the resilient plant and animal life surviving there now. Before you head to Fraser Island, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Fraser Island trip maker app , to make sure you see all that Fraser Island has to offer, including Central Station Rainforest.
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  • We drank water from this creek as our guide informed that no harm on drinking this water.Vry clear water. Some Eals fish have seen in this small creek. Had a nice bush walk. It's a secred sort of a cr...  more »
  • Amazed by the size of the trees here and the history that surrounds it. Loved reading the history on the walls of the station house. The plants are in such good health and a fantastic photo opportunit...  more »
  • Accessed by 4Wd car or bus central station is another piece of interesting Fraser history. Attractive scenery and historical interest. The real gem is the walk along the creek, do the extra extension ...  more »

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