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Review of Carlo Sand Blow

Carlo Sand Blow
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Tandem Skydive over Fraser Island
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Although beware when you walk all the way to the bottom, you have to walk back up again !! The views were lovely and the kids had a great time tobogganing down the dunes.

Thank Backdooroz
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

Great to work out the legs and thighs! Take your camera. The sand is too soft to toboggan. But the views are amazing. Worth the short walk.

Thank Andersonclan
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

In 1990 when we visited with the children there were less restrictions but the Sand Blow is still worth a visit. We had a hot day but it was a pleasant coolish walk through the trees and up to the viewing area. But you must get down onto the sand and walk to both ends. To the north/west the sand suddenly slopes steeply away in the direction the blow is moving, slowly burying the vegetation. At the other side the sand slopes down to the cliff edge just down from Rainbow beach, but your not allowed to go that far. We were lucky as there were about a dozen para-sailing geeks in action and we spent a pleasant 1/2 hour being toasted by the sun watching them. Remember to wear some foorwear on the sand - it gets very hot, and if your staying any time take water.
Rainbow Beach has changed a good bit since 1990 when there was 1 campsite and not much else, but the development hasn't spoilt it. Yes the centre is busy but once on the beach you are soon on your own (apart from the passing 4x4s) and its a good walk down to the coloured sands at cooler times of the day (2 Km each way but you can paddle).
If you have time go up to Inskip Point. Park at the end of the main roadway and walk out onto the beach on Pelican Bay side then up to the top. You can get right up to the final narrow spit of sand; the water shelves very quickly to depth. You can watch the ferries loading and unloading then paddle along the other side of the point to a good bathing beach level with the car park. You need to take your own fluids and food but its a good place for a relaxing few hours.

Thank phinaeus
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

How does one review a piece of nature's art? My husband is helping me with this review as he was up here yesterday paragliding from the sand blow. He says you can't drive right to the site but have to walk through all the sand which is HOT, HOT, HOT! Great views from the top though, so do yourself a favour - put some sturdy shoes on and make the trek to see all the hangliders and paragliders doing their launches and top landings.

Thank MedSec48
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Reviewed December 30, 2012

The views are quite amazing. The vast sand platform overlooking all the way from Double Island Point to Fraser. A must visit location.

Thank Padi K
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