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Fraser Island DIY – Is it the best way to explore the island? - SELIMS RAASTA
We were doing quite alright being on the budget we had set for ourselves on this 2 month Australia Road Trip as we hit week five of travel. That is until we got to Queensland where there were three big attractions that I had my heart set on – Fraser Island, Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. In a nutshell each of these attractions are $450-$700 per day for a family of four, two adults and 2 children – and this is not including accommodation and food! After extensive research and pouring through endless blog posts and websites, we ended up doing Fraser Island DIY with Noosa2Fraser 4WD Beach Hire and I write here why we think this was the best way to explore the island. Some facts about Fraser Island first and why we wanted to go here! It is the world’s largest sand island, measuring 120km by 15km, and is the only place where rainforest grows on sand. It is also home to the purest strain of dingo population in Australia! The aboriginal people call it K’Gari, which means paradise. There are no paved roads on Fraser Island, you only drive on sand and through bumpy and narrow unpaved road through the ...