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Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

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#4 of 9 in Nature in 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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  • 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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  • We think that you are meant to park at The Eastern Beach Car Park to access this. We made the mistake of heading to the 'look out' so we could see the lake and beach beside it, but there is quite some...  more »
  • 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 »

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