Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

#9 of 27 in Things to do in Fraser Island
Ship · Tourist Spot
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. With our online itinerary creator, Fraser Island attractions like Maheno Wreck can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Lots of angles and look through views. Interesting with sea mist on a rainy day. History was very interesting as well.  more »
  • Not much to write home about. Ship got wrecked, built in Japan over some 200 years ago, and used as a practice by Australian airforce.  more »

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