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Oct 15: Variety Trekkies Head To Fraser Island

Beach bashing... we welcome all the amazing teams from Variety - the children's charity to our island Beach bashing... we welcome all the amazing teams from Variety - the children's charity to our island © Bashnz.co.nz

The Variety Bash started in 1985 when entrepreneur, Dick Smith, took a group of intrepid explorers from Bourke to Burketown in old cars... raising money along the way. Over the years, the bashes have become legendary raising vital funds for sick, disadvantaged and special needs children... and they're headed to Fraser.

Thirty years on and the spirit of the original bash remains. It's not a race or a rally. Every entrant has to raise funds for Variety - the children's charity and all vehicles must be 30 years old or more at the time of entry... of course a bit of lycra, a lick of paint and a crazy costume also go a long way.

The teams at Eurong Beach Resort, Fraser Island Barges and Kingfisher Bay Resort have long been supporters of the amazing work the team at Variety and their clubbies do... and we're over the moon to have clubs from Queensland and Victoria join us on the world's largest sand island at the end of their respective rallies.

You can do your bit to help the rally tally - if you see them on Fraser Island, on our ferries or around the resorts - please dig deep for this very worthy charity.

Event: 2015 Variety 4WD Trek (Variety Victoria)
Dates: Starts in Wodonga on Wednesday, April 29 (and ends on Friday, May 8 at Maleny)
Where on island: Eurong Beach Resort, Fraser Island
When: From Tuesday, May 5 to Friday, May 8

Event: 2015 XXXX Gold 'Coral Seas to Island Breeze' Variety Bash (Variety Queensland)
Dates: Begins in Cairns on Wednesday, August 5 (and ends on Fraser Island on Friday, August 14)
Where on island: Kingfisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island
When: Friday, August 14

Event: 2015 Variety 4WD Explorer Reunion Weekend (Variety Queensland)
Dates: Starts in Noosa on Friday, October 2 (and ends on Fraser Island on Monday, October 5)
Where on island: Eurong Beach Resort
When: Saturday, October 3 to Sunday, October 4

Watch this space... if any more events are organised, we'll add them here.

Image credit: © Bashnz.co.nz

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