Fraser Island Guide 4+

Learn, connect and explore

University of the Sunshine Coast

Designed for iPad

    • Free



Provided by University of the Sunshine Coast, this free App is the ideal online and offline guide for students, researchers and visitors to explore, learn and connect with the universal values of K’gari-Fraser Island.

The Island is a complex ecosystem of lakes, forests and sand formations, with long uninterrupted sweeps of ocean beach, cliffs of coloured sand, spectacular dunes, tall rainforests growing on sand and half of the world's perched lakes.
Learn how wind, sand, water and plants work together in an endless cycle to create this unique island.
Select from a range of self-guided walk and drive itineraries to explore many of these outstanding natural wonders.
Use the app to help identify and find out more about the Island’s birds, plants and wildlife, including rare and significant species that have adapted to its unique ecosystems.
Understand how fragile and important this World Heritage icon is, and how to play a part in caring for it.

Download before travelling to the Island to plan your trip and for offline access to:

• Walks and drives
• Points of interest
• Off-line maps
• Advice on what to take
• Barge and travel advice
• Tide times and track conditions
• Sand driving advice
• Dingo safety advice
• Facilities and camping grounds

Learn about:
• World Heritage values
• Freshwater lakes and creeks
• Birds and wildlife
• Forests and vegetation
• Sand dunes and coloured cliffs
• Island history and culture
• Links to decades of the USC Fraser Island Research Archive, an impressive collection of photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, oral histories, records and research on the Island.
• Threats past and present

• Connect with organisations dedicated to helping preserve the Island and its environmental heritage.
• Discover how you can engage with the Island’s environment through Citizen science. Help expand the knowledge of its natural values to ensure they are understood and protected.

There is limited connectivity on the island and many locations may have weak or no cellular signal. Download the App before travel to the Island for off-line access to maps, detailed itineraries and points of interest, educational information and travel and safety advice. This App requires a connection to either a Wi-Fi or cellular data network in order access the most up-to-date information.

What’s New

Version 1.2

New mobile platform, speed improvements.

App Privacy

The developer, University of the Sunshine Coast, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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