Based at Dilli Village, the K’gari Research and Learning Centre (Fraser Island) 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.
Programs and courses
K’gari is a unique natural environment to explore and an ideal location for learning, scientific research and community education opportunities.
Research and engagement
Building a coordinated research agenda on K’gari has become increasingly important for USC.
Education and school activities
Students can explore K’gari’s unique ecosystems from the comfortable base at Dilli Village.
Accommodation and bookings
Information about the accommodation and facilities available at Dilli Village
What to bring
K'gari-Fraser Island is a national park with limited facilities in some areas - here are some suggestions as to what to bring to the island.
Maps and directions
Maps and information about how to get to K'gari-Fraser Island and Dilli Village.
K'gari-Fraser Island newsUSC Newsroom
New centre helps visitors discover wonders of K'gari25 February 2021
A new interpretive centre will open on K’gari (Fraser Island) next week to help increase understanding, appreciation and conservation of the world’s largest sand island.
PhD student seeks Indigenous voices hidden in Queensland history20 July 2021
An Indigenous USC PhD student is taking on the complex task of bringing to light the history of Queensland’s First Nations people that has been hidden in state archives in a bid to amplify their voices in historical narratives.
First Nations people, researchers gather to plan for K’gari’s future1 November 2021
A USC-led symposium is aiming to develop a research strategy to help ‘future-proof’ K’gari, the world’s largest sand island, over the next three decades.