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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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  • You walk to Lake Wabby around 30 minutes and then you get to the sand dunes- looks interesting! The water is sweet water with some small fish which would do your "pedicure" is you keep still. Also you...  more »
  • Be at the lake early, late or for lunchtime for peace and quiet - all the coach loads and tagalongs have gone! If you're driving, park at the inland track car park and walk to the lookout before headi...  more »
  • This place was packed with travelers. But the lake was enough for everyone to swim and splash around. The bonus -- enjoy fish therapy for free!  more »