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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  • Another amazing sight on Fraser Island and a picture perfect Instagram shot. Make sure you get photos from all angles and not just from the beach as you will miss some amazing vantage points...  more »
  • Tour guide was great with information. The beach is beautiful and clean. One of the stops on the Beauty Spots tour, we also visited the Pinnacles. Highly recommended to anyone  more »
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