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Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

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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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  • The walk up to the sand dunes and Lake Wabby is lovely, the sand dunes themselves are a sight to see. The lake itself smells really really bad but its full of fish.  more »
  • It is a little walk to get to Lake Wabby but the lake itself is beautiful and a nice swim. The sand dunes are awesome, maybe even try a little sand boarding!  more »
  • After 45 minutes of walking for a very nice place full of nature you arrive to a big sand landscape and after this the freshwater green colored Lake, amazing! There are many species of fish that you c...  more »