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Maheno Wreck

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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 1 week ago via mobile

As the story goes this ship had a colourful past involved a a luxury cruiser, a hospital ship etc. but once it had passed its usefulness it was sold off as scrap to the Japanese and as it was being towed to Japan they were...More

1  Thank KLG62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove straight past this in all honesty. The pictures on advertisements make it look a heck of a lot better. Most of it has now eroded away and theres not much to see but it did make for some great photos taken from the...More

Thank AmyJessicaWalker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably not much will be left in another 10 years. Could easily have given this a miss! Good for people who like rusty wrecks only with a bit of history. Not my cup coffee of tea.

Thank wombat05
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The Maheno Wreck was such a beautiful and exciting thing to see! The beach was lovely as well! A must see at Fraser Island

Thank tiarnaeg
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Maheno Wreck is a beautiful landmark. Well worth a visit when visiting Fraser Island. Along with beautiful Lake McKenzie.

Thank SAmbler04
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The Maheno wreck is quickly disappearing as the water seems to take more of it each year. A great spot for photographs with the sparking sea background, or even with a stormy backdrop it makes for great photos. Care needs to be taken as there...More

Thank Clarky249
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Wow, what a spectacle! Very beautiful to see and remember the past - definitely stop here for a moment to reflect - please park your cars on the far side! some people parked right in front of it blocking the view, how silly! but def...More

Thank Mattsowary
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This was fascinating to see, we were fortunate enough to be passing on Anzac Day so we also stopped in for part of a memorial service. Made all the more interesting after hearing the stories behind it from our tour guide Troy, with Drop Bear...More

Thank S W
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The Maheno is an impressively large shipwreck from the early 1900s that was actually being towed to Japan when a cyclone snapped the rope while it was en route and the ship became lodged on Fraser Island's shore. It has since been rooted deeper by...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

every tour passes this wreck on a tour on fraser island. crazy how this is getting flooded by sand....

Thank Kreuzband-Tom
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