Rainbow Beach takes its name from its coloured cliffs, created in Aboriginal legend when the rainbow spirit of the gods, Yiningie, was killed in a fight, spreading his colours across the rock. There's not much happening in the town itself, but it's from here that you can dive Wolf Rock to see sharks.
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how far is Fraser Island dorm Whitsunday?
You can use an online map like google maps or whereis, if you do a google search for either of them they'll come up. By car I believe it's about 960km from Rainbow Beach to Airlie Beach which are the towns on the mainland closest to the islands. ...
Hey everyone, Wanted to travel to Noosa Heads on Dec 26-28. Then go to Rainbow Beach or Hervey Bay over New Years. Was wounder who was the best to book a package with for Fraser Island and Whitsundays(Cheapest)? Also I wanted to know would I be better of getting a hop on hop off greyhound pass ...