Visiting the largest sand island can be one of the most exciting and adventurous experience for anyone who visits it. The place is unlike a typical sand island as you will see lots of fresh water bodies, rainforests, sand dunes and abundant flora and fauna both on the land and under water. Spread over an area of 1,840 square kilometres ,Fraser Island in Australia is not only the largest sand island it is also a world heritage listed site and one of the most popular tour destinations in the world. The island which was home to the native Butchulla tribe who lived here some 5000 years back was discovered by Captain James Cook and subsequently by Matthew Flinders who landed near the northern most point of the island in the year 1802. This island which was initially known as the Great Sandy Island was renamed after a shipwreck survivor Eliza Fraser. The colourful history of the island and its unique biodiversity has been attracting tourists and thus tourism has been flourishing for a very long time.
Sunset Safaris has become one of the most popular tour operators and their tour packages are undoubtedly the best in the market. Most of the tourists both domestic and those coming from abroad choose this tour company as the Fraser Island Packages are all inclusive, pocket friendly and come with free room upgradation and a free tour of the famous Cooloola National Park. The tourists get the option to join from Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast or Noosa and the excitement starts as soon as you board one of their 4WD coaches. These coaches have all forward facing seats and huge windows along with great entertainment system and the tour guides do a great job in making everyone comfortable. The trip to Cooloola comes as a break journey and here you get to see some fabulous sites like the Rainbow Beach which has some 72 shades of sands, Teewah Beach which is excellent for four wheel drive, see Red Canyon, Double Island Point and spot wild kangaroos in Noosa. From Cooloola you can reach Fraser Island in a jiffy as it is right next to it and there you can have a glorious time exploring this beautiful sand island. The tour itinerary which gets carefully planned by the tour guides are comprehensive and with the permits to visit most of the places, you get to see more during your time in the island. Here you can see the Rainbow Gorge, Yidney Dripping Rocks and enjoy the sight of a lot of marine animals like sharks, turtles, dolphins and manta rays swimming close to the beach.
Tourists love the Fraser Island Tourism different perched lakes and the joy of swimming in their crystal clear waters. The champagne pools with their fizzy waters are as exciting as floating down stream in the fast flowing waters of Eli’s Creek. But nothing can be compared with the experience of snorkelling near the Maheno shipwrecks where you can see the amazing marine park filled with colourful corals, thousands of reef fishes, turtles, dolphins and other marine plants and animals. The tour will also include hiking along the Hammer Stone sand blows and observe how the dune movement has led to the gradual disappearance of Lake Wabby. The desert like area with innumerable sand dunes are great for sand tobogganing that involves the process of walking up to the top of a sand dune and slide down by balancing on a sand board at a speed that will vary between 50 to 70 kilometres per hour. If you think your days are exciting then wait and see what your night brings. Sunset safaris will let you enjoy beach parties, night kayaking and eco glamping under the stars. With all this and more this tour company makes your holidays go beyond your own imagination.
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