About Fraser Island
The largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island is more than 120km long and 22km across at its widest point.
Accommodation and facilities
The Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre at Dilli Village has comfortable bunkhouses, self-contained cabins and an open grassed area for camping.
The University of the Sunshine Coast manages the Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre at Dilli Village, approximately 24km north of Hook Point on the eastern side of the island.
World Heritage listed Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world and is more than 120km long and 22km across at its widest point.
Originally a sand mining camp operated by Dillingham, an American mining company, Dilli Village is now a research and learning centre for schools and universities.
The site is also a popular destination for family groups, day visitors and small tour groups.
Dilli Village provides accommodation for students and staff, and access to field study sites for primary, secondary and tertiary student groups.
Researchers and groups with genuine environmental interests in the region are encouraged to use the site.
Dilli Village is also a starting point for the Fraser Island Great Walk and now has direct beach access across the newly-installed Dilli Footbridge.
Contact the Fraser Island Research and Learning Centre for more information.
Fraser Island is a complex ecosystem of sand dunes and lakes with subtropical forests growing solely on sand, and contai…
Information about the accommodation and facilities available at Dilli Village
Fraser Island news
- 6 Sep 2016 USC expands unique centre on Fraser Island
- 30 Aug 2016 Paramedic students train on ‘Trauma Island’
- 24 Jun 2016 Science and tradition combine in island studies
- 8 Jul 2015 Academics gain funding for dingo research
- 9 Nov 2014 USC-led research team finds lost burial grounds
- 10 Oct 2014 Gympie graduate begins work on Fraser Island