Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

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#4 of 10 in Nature in Fraser Island
Green-colored Lake Wabby is home to several species of native fish and freshwater turtles. You can reach the lake by a long path over Hammerstone Sandblow, a huge sand dune. The sandblow is slowly sliding into the water, and will one day cause the lake to disappear. Walking over this dune can get quite hot during the summer, so it’s a good idea to bring lots of water. Locals use bodyboards to slide off the dune into the lake, while others enjoy relaxing by the water or picnicking on the soft white sand. Do not run into the lake from the sand dune or attempt to dive from there, as many tourists get seriously hurt trying to do this every year. A visit to Lake Wabby represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fraser Island tour itinerary builder website to plot your vacation.
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  • Well worth the hike past the lake up to the lookout, great vantage point. Fascinating sand dunes and how they form. Overcast day but still lovely  more »
  • We had to walk through the rainforest and be attacked by horse flies but once we got to the lake it was amazing. There are little fish in there that come and nibble on your dead skin and you can see c...  more »
  • Lake Wabby was not really so bad, but when you compare it to other lakes on the island, we thought it was a not so special as others. It's all about what you are comparing it with.  more »
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  • Absolutely stunning can't wait to go back
  • Wrong location on google maps. The real lake wanny is about 1km south from this point...
  • Oasis in the desert

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