The Blue Lake, Mount Gambier
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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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Unfortunately the Lake wasn't as blue as it is at other times of the year, but it was still a great experience. Would love to see it in full colour! Worth a visit if you are in Mount Gambier.
Don't get me wrong, everything near the blue lake is great, just the lake itself seems to get all the attention. I've seen it at it's bluest (December) and I've seen it when it is not so blue (Oct) an... read more »
The Blue Lake was not particularly blue, since it is only October. However, we did enjoy a walk on the walking track around the lake. The lake was beautiful and it was fun spotting birds nearby. Would... read more »
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