Maheno Wreck, Fraser Island

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Ship · Tourist Spot
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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  • To read the history of this ship and to see it’s ultimate resting place is quite sad. It surely stands as a monument to days gone by making quite an impact.  more »
  • The Meheno Wreck is a must see when you visit Fraser. It is such a unique site how the ocean has taken over, make sure you take some great pictures while there! “Jonique Life” Follow our journey...  more »

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