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Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island
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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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  • Lake McKenzie is a beautiful fresh water lake that is crystal clear. It can get very crowded in the middle of the day when all the tourists arrive. Go early. We spent almost a whole day there and it w...  more »
  • You must come to Lake McKenzie and experience the clear clean water. If you go early morning and miss the crowds you will get a better feel for how beautiful this place is. 
  • Wonderful fresh water lake. Great for swimming and a lovely beach area beside it for sun baking. The sand is so fine there if you rub it on your skin and rinse it feels like a defoliation with soft sk...  more »