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Great Sandy Strait

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Fraser Coast Information Centre

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Located in the waters between the Fraser Coast mainland and Fraser Island, the Great Sandy Strait is home to a diverse range of marine and coastal wetlands, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, native woodlands and dense rainforests. Nestled on the water's edge are the charming fishing villages of Tin Can BayPoonaBoonoorooRainbow Beach, Tuan and Tinnanbar.

The Great Sandy Strait rivals the Whitsundays with ideal sailing conditions and stunning scenery. Its sheltered bays, sand flats, beaches and mangrove-lined creeks are the perfect spot to throw in a line! Home to a stunning variety of wildlife, visitors have the chance to see rare shorebirds using the strait as their breeding grounds, dolphins playing offshore and dugongs grazing on the seabeds in this UNESCO recognised biosphere.

A visit to Pelican Bank is a must when visiting the Great Sandy Strait. With its turquoise waters and white sands, it's a great spot to anchor the boat and spend some time relaxing.

Whatever your choice, the Great Sandy Strait is easy to navigate and full of adventure. Explore this fantastic region by following the Great Sandy Discovery Trail.