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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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  • This wreck is quickly dissolving into the sand due to the ocean elements eating it away. It will not be there for long so be quick.  more »
  • Half of the shipwreck is gone due to erosion but still a good place to stop if you are interested in some photos. Is located on the 75 mile beach so there is no detour to get to this attraction which ...  more »
  • If you travel on the 70 mile beach you will end up at the Maheno wreck. I really enjoyed having a good look around. The only thing I would suggest would be to have some information nearby about the sh...  more »