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 Kgari-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 Islands 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
Advice on what to take
Barge and travel advice
Tide times and track conditions
Sand driving advice
Dingo safety advice
Facilities and camping grounds
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 Islands 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.