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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  • Fantastic especially at sunset. take the body boards for sand tobogganing. Don't forget the camera. Nice spot for pre dinner nibbles. Not too far a walk from the car park. 
  • The Carlo Sandblow is amazing - especially so at sunset. The short walk through the bushland to get there is also very beautiful. 
  • A waitress at a local Rainbow Beach restaurant suggested we visit the Carlo Sand Blow. She said it is not marketed but was truly something we could not miss. And she was right. As we hiked up the path...  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