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Knifeblade Sandblow

Fraser Coast

Great Sandy National Park (K'gari - Fraser Island)


Distance (kms):

1.0 kms

Time (hrs):

Allow 30 mins

Elevation gain (m):

33 m

Max. elevation (m):

162 m

Difficulty (Grade):

Easy (Grade 3)

Route type:





4WD Required

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Short and relatively easy walk to a lookout platform with obstructed views to the Knifeblade Sandblow.

This lightly trafficked walk starts at a small carpark off Woralie Road.

The walk is an easy stroll along a graded track through bushland to a constructed lookout platform with obstructed views to the Knifeblade Sandblow.

Keep an eye out for birds and lizards, which are plentiful in the area, as well as wildflowers.

Track: Graded and well-signed, the track is easy to follow.

Difficulty: The track is an easy stroll and is suitable for all fitness levels.

Direction: This is an out-and-back track that returns the way you came.

getting there

The trail starts from a small carpark on Woralie Road on K’gari (Fraser Island). The trail is located 60 minutes drive north of Eurong. Take the beach track and then head inland at the Pinnacles

A high-clearance 4WD is required to get to the walk.

K’gari (Fraser Island) is located 300kms north of Brisbane and is accessed via ferry from either Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay. A high-clearance 4WD is required to visit the island if not going with a tour.

Parking is ample for how trafficked the walk is.

best time to go

The walk can be completed year-round. However it should be noted that the track is quite exposed to the sun and is hot during warmer months.

Always check the Queensland Parks website for updates on track closures.

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Remember, whenever venturing into the outdoors, practice the Leave No Trace principles and be considerate of others. This means: dispose of your waste properly, don't remove things or move things from their natural position and respect all wildlife. Also be sure to plan ahead and adequately prepare for any adventure. 

I respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which all activities listed on this website are found, as well as Elders past, present and emerging. I strive to not promote sites where requests have been made for people not to explore due to the cultural significance of the site to Indigenous peoples, or note how to respectfully visit a site. If I have a promoted a site with cultural significance, please send me a message and let me know.   

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