Coral National Parks
Fraser Island - Great Sandy National Park
Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island - over 124 kms long and extending from Rainbow Beach in the south up to Bundaberg in the north. Giant sand dunes - called 'blows', more than 40 lakes and the largest rainforest growing in sand in the world makes Fraser Island one of the most diverse parks in Queensland. Access to the island is by vehicle barge, catamaran or plane from Hervey Bay and by vehicle barge from Rainbow Beach. The island can only be traversed by 4WDrive vehicle. Drive yourself, do a day or overnight guided tour, camp or stay at a resort - there's so much choice. Fraser Island is a must see on anyone's visit to Queensland!
Lady Elliot Island
A true coral cay nestled on the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island is a scuba divers and birdwatcher's Mecca.
Lady Musgrave Island
A true coral cay, Lady Musgrave Isle features the largest navigable lagoon on the entire Great Barrier Reef and one of only a few cays where camping is allowed.
Woongarra Marine National Park
Incorporating the Mon Repos Conservation Park, the Woongarra Marine Park preserves a rare example of coral reefs located right on the Bundaberg coast. Volcanic lava flows plunge into the ocean and offer habitats in oasis rockpool. Mangrove systems - the "lungs" of the sea - line coastal estuaries and creeks rich in birdlife. Home to many species usually found on the outer reef, an experience here offers both 'wet' and 'dry' experiences, from snorkeling and scuba diving to rock pool studies, bird and turtle watching during the summer months - centering on Mon Repos Beach.