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Lake Wabby

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Address: Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
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A lake in the Middle of the Sand

We loved coming here. my kids loved that they could roll down the sand dune and into the water. The water was warm and the hike in was fairly easy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so we were on a 2 day guided tour of Fraser Island with Fraser Tours. The trip out to Lake Wabby was In the afternoon after we had lunch. Our tour guide drove us to the starting point for the walk and to be fair we were told it was a 45 minute walk in the sand and that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved coming here. my kids loved that they could roll down the sand dune and into the water. The water was warm and the hike in was fairly easy.

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Thank Mountaingirlx4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a 45 minutes walk to go there but it is worth it. Such a beautiful scenery - the sand dunes and the lake. Be careful and take shoes with you - the sand is incedibly HOT! We had a great swim there watching big fish - no fishing!

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Thank fujikawachuchi
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full of algi. Not as good in comparison with Lake Mackenzie. about 30-40min walk over a sand dune. That is a great experience!

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Thank Jana C
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of my favourite day trips while I was at Fraser. So many people opt out from doing it as you need to walk 1.5km each way to access it. The walk means less people relaxing on the waters edge. My partner and I was able to have a swim with no one else within 100metres each side... More 

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Thank Jess P
Gold Coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked in and our small group were first for the day therefore pristine sand dune down to the lake. The water wonderful and the tiny fish nibbling all over an unexpected but wonderful bonus! Walk out in the soft sand for this 70+ year old punishing, resulting in a bad case of planter fasciitis. Painful but worth it.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I did a 3 days and 2 nights tour in Fraser Island and lake Wabby was my favorite spot during the whole trip. Wtih this I don't just mean the lake itself but the route leading to the lake and its surroundings. It was a great experience first to walk the 3 km sand path, then continue walking in this... More 

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Thank JiiBird
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Lake Wabby is a nice view, especially from the lookout which is a couple of KM walk from the actual lake. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it though however if you're passing through the area after seeing Central Station then it's definitely worth a look!

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Thank Emma D
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

The walk up to Lake Wabby from the beach is a pleasant 2.5 km hike through a beautiful forest of ferns and eucalyptus trees. You emerge out of the trees in the middle of a massive sand blow. At one end is lake Wabby, perched between the steep sand dune and the forest. This is a great place to relax... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We walked up to Lake Wabby from the beach with our children aged 8, 10 and 12.. It is a 4.5 km walk and took us about 50 minutes each way. Lake Wabby and the surrounding dunes are well worth the effort...the sand dunes encroaching on the lake are a sight to see. We spent about an hour at the... More 

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