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Fraser Island – The Largest Sand Island in the World

The Fraser Island is 120 kilometers long and almost 24 kilometers wide, thing that makes it the largest sand island in the world. It is located along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia, almost 200 kilometers north of Brisbane.

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The island is a wonder of the nature consisting in rainforests, eucalyptus, woodland, mangrove forests, wallum and peat swamps, sand dunes and coastal heaths.  The area owns over 250 kilometers of clear sandy beaches embellished by 40 kilometers of strikingly colored sand cliffs and amazing blowouts.

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Inland from the beach are in fact remnants of tall rainforest growing on tall sand dunes, which is a phenomenon unique in the world.

An amazing landscape is created by half of the world’s perched freshwater dune lakes that occur on the island.

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