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The Blue Lake, Mount Gambier

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Take your time to walk around cobalt blue The Blue Lake, located in an extinct volcanic crater. You will be rewarded with spectacular view of the lake from various aspects. The lake color ranges from shimmering blue in summer to steely gray in winter. The color changes are most likely due to calcite crystals in the water. Take the glass-paneled elevator down to access the lake, where you can picnic or hang out at the RV park. Using our custom trip planner, Mount Gambier attractions like The Blue Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • So many times places are described and do not live up to expectations. But not this lake. We walked around the rim and were blown away by the colour. The walk is easy with a few climbs. We saw the lak...  more »
  • Unbelievable location, a must timeout , to do the walk around the creator opening. As the sunrises over the lake, the reflection of the sky take on an amazing blue. Hence the name Once the walk is ove...  more »
  • This is an extinct volcano filled with water that has soaked through limestone for thousands of years. That soakage cuases its colour. There is a walking trail with many lookouts around the perimeter ...  more »