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Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

(4.2/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Green-colored Lake Wabby is home to several species of native fish and freshwater turtles. You can reach the lake by a long path over Hammerstone Sandblow, a huge sand dune. The sandblow is slowly sliding into the water, and will one day cause the lake to disappear. Walking over this dune can get quite hot during the summer, so it’s a good idea to bring lots of water. Locals use bodyboards to slide off the dune into the lake, while others enjoy relaxing by the water or picnicking on the soft white sand. Do not run into the lake from the sand dune or attempt to dive from there, as many tourists get seriously hurt trying to do this every year. Take a look at our Fraser Island vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Lake Wabby and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Refreshing rain water lake. The deepest of the island. There's the fish foot massage for free, even for the whole body. The walk to the Lake is 2.3 km, that are worth but. On the way, we encounter janitor of one or the other snake. Impressive Sandüne directly into the Lake over goes.
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  • There are 2 ways of getting there, both take a bit of energy .... quite a bit. My recommendation would be to go via the lookout. In fact I would just recommend viewing the lake from the lookout then m...  more »
  • It looks like an oasis in the middle of the sand. After an intense heat and walk on hot sand slides up personnel fall into the Lake. Refreshing water! The color is just as dirty but is kept and very clean.
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