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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wreck of the Maheno is an amazing site .. a 120m ship wrecked in the ocean beach of Fraser Island in 1935 .. there are many beautiful photos of the Maheno... they serve to highlight the speed of her deterioration... a poignant reminder of...More

Thank Darrell P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to visit SS Maheno whilst touring Fraser Island, and read about it's history. Just be careful when walking across the sand to the wreck as you are crossing a beach highway, even though its a 40 zone, cars seem to fly thru. Pick...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is not too much of it left but it is worth having a look around the wreck. If you go there on a tour you have the benefit of the driver's knowledge of the history and commentary.

Thank anthonyp994
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A must see on your Fraser Island tour. It’s amazing to see and learn the history and to see that it has stood the test of time

Thank frasercoast1
Reviewed 25 September 2017

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 4 September 2017 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 23 August 2017 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
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