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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 July 1, 2017

Perfect place to enhanceyour instagram pics. You cant get in but is a big and coolwreck tolook at. You might spot dingos near by too

Thank Invertebrada
Reviewed June 30, 2017

We had the back story of the ship and therefore I found it probably more interesting then others being a bit of a history buff. The crowds when we arrived were ridicuous making it hard to get good pictures but all of a sudden there...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed June 18, 2017 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

2  Thank KLG62
Reviewed June 13, 2017 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 June 2, 2017 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 May 13, 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 May 4, 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 May 3, 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 May 2, 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 April 27, 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

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