Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island

4.8
#1 of 23 in Parks in Fraser Coast
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. Take a look at our Fraser Island vacation builder to schedule your visit to Lake McKenzie and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 14, 2017
    We were amazed by the beautiful reflections of the surrounding trees in the absolutely calm waters if the lake. And the water was a beautiful colour, aqua in the shallower areas, and it was so clear. ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    It is hard to access, but once you are there, you cannot think of a place more perfect. The water is very clear.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Omg one of natures amazing places. White White sand blue blue water. Natural lake. Fed by rain only.  more »

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