Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

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#4 of 10 in Nature in Fraser Island
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. A visit to Lake Wabby represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fraser Island tour itinerary builder website to plot your vacation.
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  • Very clean water and very few shady places available to relax on a summer day. take your hat, umbrella, water with you. There are toilets available near to the beach. about 200m away. Have comfortable...  more »
  • If you have ample time on fraser island than lake wabby is kind of fun to watch. The lake water is not clear, so I personally feel this is the least place. The walk to lake wabby takes about 30 minutes from the parking lot and is for a section on soft sand.
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  • After a walk of 2.3 km you come first at a dried up more and you wonder if you're late. No you still need a bit to the left and that is where the super steep sand dune to Lake Wabby, quite pretty to look at.
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  • Wrong location on google maps. The real lake wanny is about 1km south from this point...
  • Oasis in the desert

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