Carlo Sand Blow, Rainbow Beach

(4.9/5 based on 400+ 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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  • Definitely you should go and check this out the dunes and the view are amazing I didn't go to see the sunset apparently it is unforgettable so will have to go back next time!!  more »
  • Quite a site to see! What a great view of the coastline. Definitely worth a look if you're visiting Rainbow Beach.  more »
  • Never seen anything like this! Beautiful views of the ocean showcasing the blues & greens. The sand hills are amazing....it's a bit of a walk, but well worth it when you arrive at the cliffs edge!  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