Lake Wabby, Fraser Island

#4 of 11 in Nature in Fraser Island
Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • We didn’t think this was worth the long 45 minute walk into the lake. The lake itself was average and the walk in was not too demanding but long with some hills. It was an okay place to visit but...  more »
  • First up, you do need to walk in to Lake Wabby, a little over 1km each way as I recall. It’s well worth the effort though! Another beautiful lake, but it’s the surrounding dunes that make it really...  more »
  • Was a nice walk up even on a hot day. There has been sand blown away around the steps. No issues with sticks or debri on the path
  • A long walk to a beautiful lake takr your time and enjoy the experience

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