Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

Maheno Wreck is a must-stop along the 120 km (75 mi) beach of Fraser Island. It’s a photographer’s paradise and a painter's delight. See the SS Maheno half buried in the sand amid spectacular surroundings. The SS Maheno was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand. On July 7, 1935, the ship was under tow, broken in Japan, when a cyclone broke her free from her tow ship and she ended up on the shores of Fraser Island. Using our online itinerary creator, Fraser Island attractions like Maheno Wreck can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Shipwreck from 1935 which is sinking everyday. Highly recommend people to visit this awesome shipwreck while it still exists. Worth checking it out when you are on Fraser island.  more »
  • The wreak is on the main part of the seventy-five mile beach and it is certainly worth the stop to get out and take a look up closer  more »

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