SYDNEY – Prince Harry was visiting on Monday Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world, during his official visit to Australia, but his pregnant wife Meghan was not taking part in the official program.
Registered by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1992, Fraser Island, located in the eastern state of Queensland, has 1,630 square kilometers of wild nature including dingoes.
The Duke of Sussex will take part in a conservation program and taste a menu consisting of traditional food of the region, which will include berries and crocodile meat, among others.
Kensington Palace announced on Saturday that although Meghan will also travel to the island, she will not follow the official visit schedule.
Australia is the first stop of an Oceania tour by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The tour will also take them to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand and return to Sydney for the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games for disabled military veterans.