The jewel of Fraser Island is Lake McKenzie, famous for its crystal blue waters and white sands. The area surrounding the lake is the most popular tourist attraction on the island, so it can get crowded during the middle of the day in peak season. The sands around the lake are composed of white silica, and the lake's purity makes it unsuitable for most species. You can swim in this clean water, relax on the sandy beach, or explore the forest surrounding it. A camping area and a picnic area are nearby, along with barbecues. Near the lake is a popular bush trail, where you can see giant fern trees. Lake McKenzie is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
Tours to Lake McKenzie
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Duration: 3 days
Lake McKenzie reviews
Beautiful place sand and the fresh water a great combo Again get there early BUSY BUSY hard to get a park etc and after the long weekend to tracks were really dug out more »
Lake McKenzie is incredibly picturesque. It is a 130 meter walk from the car park so very easily accessible. Well worth the drive to get there! more »
Such an amazing place. The water is crystal clear and so clean. It’s like swimming in a pool but without the chemicals in it. You’re not allowed to eat on the beaches but there are designated fenced picnic areas at the parking area. Also toilets which is wheelchair accessible. Only downside is that it’s very busy with tour buses and the road to get there is not in a good condition. Put this on your to do list!
Unforgettable place! Blue transparent water and pristine sand beaches pure like I have never seen before. Plus the place is protected from any human activity.
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