The scene of a sandboarding accident on Fraser Island.
The scene of a sandboarding accident on Fraser Island. Contributed

Holiday over as man airlifted off Fraser Island

A MAN was airlifted off Fraser Island on Tuesday after he was injured in a sand boarding incident.

It's believed the man, aged in his 20s, was travelling down a sand dune on a body board, at speed, when he crashed at the bottom, injuring his back. 

The Sunshine Coast RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter was sent to the scene at, Fraser Island, shortly after 1pm.

He was transported in a stable condition to Hervey Bay Hospital. 

The man was due to spend the rest of the week at the island.