Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

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Maheno Wreck is a must-stop along the 120 km (75 mi) beach of Fraser Island. It’s a photographer’s paradise and a painter's delight. See the SS Maheno half buried in the sand amid spectacular surroundings. The SS Maheno was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand. On July 7, 1935, the ship was under tow, broken in Japan, when a cyclone broke her free from her tow ship and she ended up on the shores of Fraser Island. With our online itinerary creator, Fraser Island attractions like Maheno Wreck can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Great tourist spot to visit with lots of history of the wreck and how it got there. Need a tour guide or to read about it so you know. Its very interesting.  more »
  • Shipwreck slowly but surely being consumed by salty ocean water. Nice place to take a picture, but nothing more.  more »

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