Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

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Maheno Wreck is a must-stop along the 120 km (75 mi) beach of Fraser Island. It’s a photographer’s paradise and a painter's delight. See the SS Maheno half buried in the sand amid spectacular surroundings. The SS Maheno was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand. On July 7, 1935, the ship was under tow, broken in Japan, when a cyclone broke her free from her tow ship and she ended up on the shores of Fraser Island. By using our Fraser Island itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Maheno Wreck and other attractions in Fraser Island.
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  • August 13, 2017
    good luck getting a photo with out anyone else in it. This is a very popular stop. Very interesting to hear the story & see how it has settle on the beach.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Attend one day you come to, 75miles on beach, Club Med has some Userboxes/Time by car pictures, really is the King of cool bit! History Archaeological site
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  • August 11, 2017
    Well, it's nice to see but then quickly by. A bonk rust on the beach. Of course, there is a story behind but yes.
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