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Lake Wabby

Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
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“sand blow” (16 reviews)
“catfish” (11 reviews)
“km walk” (9 reviews)
Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lake Wabby is a beautiful natural attraction on Fraser Island. The sand dune is pretty steep so a reasonable level of fitness is required but it's worth the short amount of huffing and puffing!

Thank JessiPalmer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Wabby is a great place to go and visit although it is quite a walk there and back through the forest and sandy desert. It’s situated in such a strange place. You come out of this forest into this sandy desert which suddenly has...More

Thank ImogenWillis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great stop at the Drop Bear Adventure camping tour with grat new friends from all over the world - 10+ countries.

Thank Jeppe35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Abby is a great place and a must see, whoever we warned it’s a hike in. From the beach 2.5k from the lookout 1.8k. Doesn’t sound much but on soft sand in the hot sun it is. When you get to want there is very...More

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Very clean water and very few shady places available to relax on a summer day. take your hat, umbrella, water with you. There are toilets available near to the beach. about 200m away. Have comfortable shoes with ya with a pair of slippers/thongs. Sun screen...More

Thank NathaPushpa d
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We think that you are meant to park at The Eastern Beach Car Park to access this. We made the mistake of heading to the 'look out' so we could see the lake and beach beside it, but there is quite some distance between the...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The walk up to the sand dunes and Lake Wabby is lovely, the sand dunes themselves are a sight to see. The lake itself smells really really bad but its full of fish.

Thank AmyJessicaWalker
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

After 45 minutes of walking for a very nice place full of nature you arrive to a big sand landscape and after this the freshwater green colored Lake, amazing! There are many species of fish that you can see as the Catfish and some little...More

Thank 2013_Isa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We have been visiting this lake for nearly 40 years and it still looks much the same - even though it is being slowly engulfed by the dune. It's not on our Top 10 list for Fraser but if you have time, certainly worth a...More

Thank Tripmode33
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Absolute must-see on Fraser Island! The 30-minute hike to Lake Wabby is best done barefoot and is a bit strenuous (would not advise for those not physically fit). The sand dunes and Lake Wabby are good to do first thing in the morning prior to...More

Thank Maddy H
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