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Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

(4.3/5 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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  • It is a 45 minutes walk to go there but it is worth it. Such a beautiful scenery - the sand dunes and the lake. Be careful and take shoes with you - the sand is incedibly HOT! We had a great swim ther...  more »
  • Full of algi. Not as good in comparison with Lake Mackenzie. about 30-40min walk over a sand dune. That is a great experience! 
  • This was one of my favourite day trips while I was at Fraser. So many people opt out from doing it as you need to walk 1.5km each way to access it. The walk means less people relaxing on the waters ed...  more »