Off road on Fraser Island! July 9th 2010 From Noosa we caught the Greyhound to Rainbow Beach. We'd heard from other backpackers it was a more relaxed place from which to do Fraser Island and also potentially cheaper than from Hervey Bay. Rainbow is small but cute, we stayed in Pippie's Hostal one of the three options in the town and were able to organise our Fraser trip with them as well.
We joined our briefing the day after we arrive ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Fraser Island Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more