Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

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. Using our online itinerary creator, Fraser Island attractions like Maheno Wreck can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The wreck of the Maheno is an amazing site .. a 120m ship wrecked in the ocean beach of Fraser Island in 1935 .. there are many beautiful photos of the Maheno... they serve to highlight the speed of h...  more »
  • Despite being a staple of the island and look beautiful in the photos of souvenirs is just a very old boat and enferujado on the edge of the sea. We spent there, we took some pictures and that's it.
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  • You need to visit SS Maheno whilst touring Fraser Island, and read about it's history. Just be careful when walking across the sand to the wreck as you are crossing a beach highway, even though its a ...  more »

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