An air of paradise
                              
   Fraser Island
a  World   Heritage-listed  area



Climate: Fraser Island has a subtropical climate with temperatures moderated by proximity to the sea. Averaage coastal temperatures range from 22°C to 28°C in December and 14°C to 21°C in July, although it can be more extreme inland.
 

Fraser Island, tretches 123 kilometres from North to South with an average width of 14 kilometres, ranging up to 22 kilometres at it's widest.

The Sand Dunes reach a height of 240 metres and the island has a total landmass of 168.8 square kilometres.
The Island has a permanent resident population of approximately 100 people and it is estimated that around 500,000 visitors come to Fraser Island each year.
Outstanding features such as plants, lakes, swamps, sandblows, beaches and wetlands all combine to make Fraser Island so magnificent.

  
Rugged volcanic outcrops.
Over 40 Dune lakes.
Extensive and colourful wildflower-strewn Heathlands
Tall dense rainforests, some towering above clear freshwater streams, and
Vast surfaces of mobile sand moving across the landscape.




  20 Kilometres of spectacular cliff faces of brillant coloured sands.
 



 Air services
Contact airstrip managers for more information, prior permission to land, entry permits and fees.
Charter aircraft are available from Brisbane, Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach, Maryborough and the Sunshine Coast.



Visitors can also travel by bus to Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay, by aircraft to Hervey Bay, or by train to Maryborough, which is linked by bus tc: Hervey Bay.



  
 Access From Brisbane, drive north to Rainbow Beach township via Gore scenic route, four-wheel-drivers can travel to Rainbow Beach along  Cooloola'sbeach from Tewantin. From the north, drive south to Hervey Bay.
 
From Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay, you can travel to Fraser 'sland by vehicle barge, passenger \launch, commercial tour or private boat.
  Fraser Island's rough sandy forest tracks are suitable on'lv for four-wheel-drive vehicles
 Vehicles entering the islarnd must be fully road registered.
Unregistered and recreational registered vehicules are not allowed on Fraser Island
 Most forest tracks are not suitable for caravans. Campervans must be sturdy and have good clearanc
Tracks are generally two-way and single lane ; take care, drive safety, speed limit is 35km/h
 Four-whee\-drives can be hired on the mainland and on Fraser Island at Eurong Beach, Happy Valley and Kingfisher Bay
 Beaches may be inaccessible for at least two hours either side of high tide. Carry a tide chart.