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Carlo Sand Blow

104 Cooloola Dr, Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
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Burpengary, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Blow is situated south of the Surf Life Saving Club but is accessed via a bush track from a carpark off Cooloola Drive. There are 2 sets of steps to go up before you reach the Blow. Viewing platform gives great view of water over the Blow.

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Novo Mesto, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We didnt go sand boarding so we just made a few photos and left. We really didnt find it special, the coloured sands at Fraser Island are much nicer compared to this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We got there about 9am after the 600m walk through the bush. We were the second set of foot prints on the sand for the day. Lovely place to sit for a while and watch the world pass by or even some whales. Definately a good work out up the soft sandy hills. Sunscreen up and take some water.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Spectacular place to see the sunset - park at the water tower and it is about a 600m walk through the national park. You will be greeted with a huge expanse of sand with views to the ocean on one side and lakes to the other. Pack some cheese and wine and enjoy! Bring a towel to sit on if... More

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After a short stroll through a winding bush track which has a couple of stepped areas, we came out onto the Carlo Sand Blow in time to set up a picnic and watch the sun going down. Teens and older children were having great fun slidng down the sides of the sandblow on body boards and a modified skate board,... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Easy walk up to these sand dunes came to go Sand boarding! Nice views. A good place to go hang out if you have some time to kill!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

What a view! Lots of whales as well! Very nice views and a lot of sand. Walk all the way to the edge and spans at least an hour sitting down to feel the reality the place has to give! Bring your binocular... or a 200mm lens!

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Tin Can Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a must-do if you're in the area!!! The walk through the bush is a mystery as you're not sure where you'll end up! Once you're out on the blow, you will have your breath taken away! It is my favourite place in this beautiful area! The scenery is astounding! Hot tip:- take lots of water and visit in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A nice stroll through the bush to the Sand Blow. It is a energetic walk over the sand dunes to spectacular views. Well worth going to see.

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Australia
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17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Carlo Sand Blow, There is a car park right at the beginning of the trail which is a easy 10 min walk, which leads to a small wooden deck to relax and take in the amazing view, when ready take a walk out on to the sand with beautiful views all around, you can take some boards if your... More

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