Spread over an area of 184,000 hectares , Fraser Island in Australia is not only famous as the largest sand island in the world but also for being one of the most popular tour destinations for people all across the globe. Located some 250 kilometres from Brisbane, capital city of the state of Queensland this sand island is a beautiful combination of fresh water bodies, abundance of vegetation, a wide varieties of flora and fauna, both on land and under the sea, sand dunes and a colourful history which makes it an unique and interesting place and a must see destination in Australia. This island which was initially occupied by the aboriginal Australians some 5000 years ago was discovered by Captain James Cook and later by Matthew Flinders. Initially known as the Great Sandy Island the present name was given after a shipwreck survivor Eliza Fraser and it is quite fascinating to learn about her struggle to survive the capture by the natives and how she was later rescued to return to her home. With thousands of people both from different parts of Australia and from across the globe coming here on a daily basis tourism in this part is a major occupation for the people and you can find a lot of travel and tour companies which offer holiday and package tours to show you this natural wonderland. But out of all these companies most of the tourists choose Sunset Safaris, the most popular and trusted name in Fraser Island tourism. Sunset Safaris offer tour and adventure packages from Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine coast and Noosa and the tourists get free pick up from the pre given locations to start their fun filled and exciting journey to this natural wonderland.
The route taken by the tour Bus is along the picturesque beach road instead of the normal road and moreover the short cut route makes up for the time you will be spending in Cooloola before reaching your destination. The tourists who have opted for any one of the Fraser Island Travel Packages and adventure tours gets free room upgradation and a free tour of the famous Cooloola National Park. Here you get a chance to see the Rainbow beach with 72 shades of sands, go for a 4WD along the Teewah Beach, see Red Canyon, observe the marine animals swimming close to the beach from Double Island Point and observe the wild kangaroos in Noosa. The Fraser Island expedition starts soon after reaching and with permits to see most of the places, the visitors get to see more and have an amazing time with the guides who explain all about the history and unique biodiversity of the place as you drive across the island. The three major activities that most of the tourists look forward to are snorkelling, sand tobogganing and night kayaking near the Maheno shipwreck site.
The fully guided snorkelling tour will take you to explore the magical water world and you get to see the colourful corals, thousands of reef fishes, turtles and other marine plants and animals from close quarters and the night kayaking experience in the same area can be an experience to remember. Sand tobogganing in the sand dunes will give you the thrills of a lifetime as you come down from the top at a speed that might go up to 70 kilometres per hour. The Fraser Island Tours itinerary will include visiting the Rainbow Gorge, Yidney Dripping Rocks, Indian Head, Central Station and the lovely Woongoolba creeks. A day will be spent swimming in the perched lakes, jumping into the fizzy bubbly waters of the Champagne pools, going for the Pile Valley Walk, The Great Lake Drive and floating downstream on the fast moving Eli’s creek. The adventure with Sunset Safaris is nonstop and with their well-executed tour programme your time spent in Fraser Island can be totally out of the world.
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