Lake Wabby Great Walk Camp Sites
Located within the stunning K'gari (Fraser Island) World Heritage Area, Lake Wabby walkers' camp offers a unique camping experience surrounded by exceptional natural beauty and a dynamic landscape. This campsite is part of the K'gari Great Walk, providing an opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the island's coastal dune landforms and evolutionary history.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Campfires are not allowed.
2) Generators are not allowed.
Things to know
The campsite is accessible by walking in, making it an ideal destination for hikers and backpackers. Lake Wabby walkers' camp provides basic facilities, including picnic tables, non-flush toilets, and tent camping areas. While amenities are minimal, they are sufficient for a rustic camping experience. Campers have the option to pitch their tents among the lush cycads, providing a unique and natural camping environment. The campsite offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature, with a morning chorus of birdsong providing a delightful backdrop to your stay. The Fraser Island Great Walk is generally open from March 1st to October 31st each year, with fire danger risks considered during other times. Dates may vary based on environmental conditions. it's crucial to come prepared with an ample supply of food and drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, mosquito nets, a fuel stove, and adequate fuel and spare parts for your vehicle. Mobile phone coverage is not available in this remote area, so be prepared for limited or no connectivity during your stay.
A highlight of the area is Lake Wabby, which has formed over time as migrating sands gradually blocked a coastal creek. This dynamic lake and the adjacent sandblow are in a slow-motion battle for survival, with sand continuously blowing down the east-facing dune and filling the lake. Visitors can take a stroll down the Lake Wabby lookout walk to witness the ever-changing landscape and capture panoramic views of the lake and its surroundings.