Carlo Sand Blow, Rainbow Beach

(4.9/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Head to the top of Carlo Sand Blow for an eye-filling look at the multihued Rainbow Beach below. Starting from the Rainbow Beach water tower at the top of Cooloola Drive, take the walking path 600 m (0.4 mi) to the top of the 15 hectare (37 acre) sand-blow. Once you get to the top, take in the 360-degree views that include Fraser Island and magnificent sea cliffs. Come for the spectacular sunset and stay to stargaze. Watch for migrating whales if you're here between August and October. Make Carlo Sand Blow a centerpiece of your Rainbow Beach vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Rainbow Beach vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • It is worth the walk up, however, my husband found it quite difficult as he has a knee problem and there are lots of stairs. 
  • Great views and on a clear day we could see across to Fraser Island and around to Double Island Point 
  • We had a great time visiting the Carlo Sand Blow. The walk was an easy walk with young kids, they didn't complain at all and had a great time. Once on the Blow the views are spectacular. Especially if...  more »
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  • It's a very big sand dune on the rand of the ozean. You can also do sandsurfing there:)
  • Incredible views. Definitely something to add to your bucket list!
  • Amazing natural environment. Spectacular views along the coastline. Feels other-worldly when walking out across the sand.
  • An absolutely awe-inspiring place.
  • Amazing place