Carlo Sand Blow, Rainbow Beach

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Carlo Sand Blow by using our Rainbow Beach online travel route planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Spent the day in Rainbow Beach and then headed up to the Sand Blow to watch the sunset after having it recommended to me. Little bit of a walk including stairs to get there from the car park. Spectacu...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    The perfect vantage point to look out over the Pacific Ocean with whales and dolphins playing just offshore. Spectacular !  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    After a short walk on the bush track we were happily surprised to find the breathtaking Carlo Sand Blow  more »
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  • May 24, 2017
    Oh my god. This place was AMAZING. We went at sunset and it was truly magical. The color of the water, the tranquility.. loved it. Definitely go here if you can!
  • August 26, 2017
    It is a fantastic place to be. Such an amazing few and so the sand blow looked lovely.
  • June 22, 2017
    What an amazing place. But nearve wreaking with the kids because it's right on the cliff but well and truly worth it. The ocean views are amazing.
  • July 3, 2017
    Awesome to see nature's power. Is amazing to visit every 12 months to see the relentless creep of the dune.
  • February 8, 2017
    What an awesome sight. Breathtaking views and beautiful sand. If you're able to see it, enjoy the short hike to it and soak it all up before venturing down into the blow and playing in the sand. Bring a hat, and a way to secure it! It's hot and windy!

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