Fraser Island on world map

Renowned travel magazine National Geographic rates Fraser Island the world's seventh best beach.
Renowned travel magazine National Geographic rates Fraser Island the world's seventh best beach. Contributed

IT'S official, the Fraser Coast is one of the most desired locations on the face of the earth.

At least, that is what popular magazine National Geographic is saying.

The widely read title recently compiled a book entitled The 10 Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travellers.

One category in the guide was the 10 best beaches on the planet, and the only Australian location to make the list was Fraser Island.

The world heritage site came in at number seven.

Fraser Island made a splash with renowned holiday destinations including the Seychelles, Maldives, Bora Bora in Tahiti and St Bart's Island in the Caribbean.

Fraser Island was the only Australian beach recognised in the list, beating other coastal icons Bondi, Coolangatta and Kirra.

Describing Fraser Island, the magazine wrote:

Perched on the sunny Queensland coast 161 miles (259km) northeast of Brisbane, Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island and home to a wonderful beach.

This World Heritage Site is an ecologist's dream, with 640 square miles (1664sq km) of unspoiled natural paradise.

Rainforests with 1000-year-old trees sprout from the sand.

Lodgings here accommodate a wide range of tourists, from the backpacking ecology lover to pampered resort fans.

Topics:  fraser island, national geographic, tourism, travel, world



Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
STEEL FRAME HOMES OWNER... STEEL FRAME HOMES OWNER BUILDERS Great deals to suite each Individual. Quality, ...
FULLY SELF CONTAINED MOD... FULLY SELF CONTAINED MOD HOMES $14,990K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m ...
A Millionaire Lifestyle... $435,000
Town House 3 2 1
Start Your Investment... $224,000
Unit 2 1 1

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Coffs Coast jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
MIDCOAST FAMILY DAY CARE... Coffs Harbour Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Job Listings

Search for your next job now.
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Virgo

Your dreams are vivid, and there may be some psychic experiences that will help you come to a conclusion over a problem. Trust your instincts.

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save