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Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island
Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island
Map of Lake McKenzie
Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island
Queensland 4581 Australia

Lake McKenzie
Fraser Island, Fraser Coast Area

Free Entry

07 4191 2600
1800 444 155
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Description

There are many different aspects to Fraser Island, but the awe-inspiring beauty of Lake McKenzie makes it probably the most visited natural site on the island. It is a 'perched' lake, which means it contains only rainwater, no groundwater, is not fed by streams and does not flow to the ocean. The sand and organic matter at the base of the lake form an impervious layer, preventing rainwater from draining away.

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The sand here is pure, white silica and is not only beautiful to look at but feels beautifully soft to walk on. The sand acts as a filter, giving the water its clarity and helping to make the water so pure it can support very little life. The blues and greens of the lake are endlessly fascinating and it's well worth getting up early to look across it in the soft light of dawn.

There are great camping facilities here, each site having its own camp fire with wood provided. Toilets and cold showers are nearby.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area

Activities

  • Camping
    Camping
  • Swimming
    Swimming

Open Times

Note: Access may be restricted between 1000 and 1500 during peak times.

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.


Free Entry


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