Establishing the age of K’gari (Fraser Island) confirms it emerged before the reef, despite the climate being suitable for coral growth long before then.
In the Butchulla language K’gari means paradise.
Lost in Paradise: What to see on sandy K’gari (Fraser Island); Jessica Wynne Lockhart; New Zealand Herald
Pronounced ‘gar-ree’, this unique Aussie spot is the world’s largest sand island…
Celebrating K’gari: why the renaming of Fraser Island is about so much more than a name; Rose Barrowcliffe; The Conversation
Fraser Island was renamed to the original Butchulla name, K’gari. Returning to original place names is a significant step in First Nations people maintaining cultural identity in Australia.
If Hervey Bay is your next vacation destination, then you’ve made an excellent choice. Read this article to find out about the things to do in Hervey Bay, Australia.
Take a whale-watching tour, head into a rainforest, snorkel in the ocean, swim in a freshwater lake, or explore the sand cliffs—you’ll never run out of things to do on this island!