Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

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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  • An interesting relic of days gone by. Worth the photo stop. The tours generally stop here. The history of the Maheno is interesting  more »
  • Such a shame it's slowly rusting away. I agree despite the signs & verbal warnings there are idiots who still feel the need to touch the ship. Sort of folk who panic buy toilet rolls in my guess.  more »

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