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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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  • A bit of a must see attraction on visit to Fraser & the drive along 75 mile beach Very photogenic but appears to be now corroding away rather quickly 
  • A popular stop for sure and great for a snap if you can get there before the crowds. A very interesting story surrounds the MAHENO and worth reading about. Close to Eli Creek which is also very popula...  more »
  • Fraser Island, and specifically the beach along the east coast is an especially unspoilt natural attraction. The beach accommodates light aircraft taking off and landing that conduct scenic flights ov...  more »