Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

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. Using our online itinerary creator, Fraser Island attractions like Maheno Wreck can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Proving most tourists are total idiots they persist in touching the wreck. History of the Maheno is very interesting but it is severely rusted and a photo with it in the background should be enough.....  more »
  • Amazing wreck that is still present, so many people photographing it. Despite danger signs, people still go in and on it  more »
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