Lake Mckenzie, Fraser Island

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Lake Mckenzie, Fraser Island - Address

Address: Lake Mckenzie Fraser Island QLD 4581 Australia

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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Water Body, Camp, View Point, Tourist Center, Leisure, Family And Kids, Lake, Picnic Spot, Nature

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This isn’t your run of the mill lake. It’s a perched lake – its waters accumulate on top of a thin later of impermeable organic material. As such, the lake is entirely rainwater – no river or underground stream feeds it. The aquamarine water is incredibly clear, and it’s actually too pure to sustain an aquatic life. The sand around the lake is a pure white, so fine that you couldn’t ask for a better skin exfoliator. People mostly come to the lake to camp under the stars. This is Fraser Island’s most popular attraction.

Lake Mckenzie Information

  • No sunscreen, soap, or oils allowed – these will pollute the purity of the water.
  • There is car parking and BBQ facilities.
  • The lake is quite crowded during peak season; access may be restricted between 10am-3pm.

How To reach Lake Mckenzie by Public Transport

  • Take the walking track from Central Station.

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