Central Station

Description

Considered the historic heart of Fraser Island, this former forestry camp used to be home to the loggers between the 1920s and the 1950s. Around 30 houses and a school for the loggers’ children were also on this site. These days it’s a stunning rainforest area which explains the development of the island and its myriad flora and fauna.

A highlight here is the boardwalk around Wanggoolba Creek through the rainforest. Wanggoolba holds special significance as it was the area used exclusively by local Butchulla women including as a birthing place. Today you’ll find a peaceful picnic area and mature Kauri and Bunya pines, as well as Satinays and Flooded Gums which were planted 95 years ago and form a beautiful botanic garden.

Facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Coach parking
  • Picnic area
  • Toilet
  • Interpretive centre

Important Info

Location

Fraser Island

Price

  • Entry is free

Contact Information

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