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Maheno Wreck

Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
+61 1800 072 555
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
+61 1800 072 555
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Reviewed yesterday

A magestic ship which is gradually disappearing into the sand. Visit this old ship before she disappears underground and is lost forever.

Thank Carla K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The site of the old ship wreck is a must see stop. Best at low tide. To get their you will need a 4x4 vehicle to travel along the gazetted beach road ideally 2 hours before or 2 hours after high tide. Care must be...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice and old but it looked cool to have a look at and take pictures .... all in all good spot...

Thank Angvil99
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Pro-tip: If you run off the tour bus like I did, you can be the first one there and get a photo without anyone else in it! Be sure to use the panorama setting on our smartphone camera or bring a wide eye lens. The...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Another must see on 75 mile beach. Bring a picnic lunch and sit and watch the tourists and the whales. A small wash is there for cooling off.

Thank Petallitraveller
Reviewed 14 August 2017

good luck getting a photo with out anyone else in it. This is a very popular stop. Very interesting to hear the story & see how it has settle on the beach.

Thank Debbo1234
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A memorable visit for me as we were here 30 years ago when the whole ship was visible compared to today's 'wreck'. Definitely worth a visit to take a photo before it all disappear (or blown up like the one in Newcastle!)

Thank TerriK861
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth stopping for when driving along the 75 mile beach - it would be hard to miss! Signs say to stand 3 metres from the wreck and to not touch or climb on it. Unfortunately plenty of people didn't take any notice of this...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Maheno ship wreck as part of a 4-person hummer day trip with Fraser Experience Tours, and had a great day. The wreck itself is not that impressive, a well rusted hull of a stranded boat on the beach that had been used...More

Thank swissami19
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tall trees are all around and you can see how the timber industry was here. This was also a womens area for birthing, and the stream that runs below the boardwalk is clear fresh water with white pure sand on the bottom, shallow and flowing....More

Thank Ladymaggic
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