The Blue Lake, Mount Gambier

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. Plan trip to Mount Gambier with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Wow what a stunning sight. Trekked there on dusk, the sun was just coming over the lake...was a magnificent site. Close to town which was surprising. The lookout point, just gorgeous. The padlocks on ...  more »
  • This creeps up on you as it is in a volcanic crater. It is truly beautiful, a wonder to behold. Go it has to be seen.  more »
  • Cool place to stop for a look and cool to learn how it was created, nice lookouts but nothing spectacular. I’m told it’s super blue at times of the year which would be cool but not anything crazy when...  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful. Totally recommended. Try walking up the hills nearby to have view of both lakes. Also the tour to the surface is good enough. They guys who was leading the tour was kind of boring but some of the facts and pictures on the walls of old pump house was worth it. Buy the tickets from the cafe at the front door.
  • Would be a great place to walk around if it wasn't raining.
  • We can go round the lake taking photos. Some lookouts are very visible to the lake. The lake was blue when we were there ( late nov)
  • Deep blue lake. You must see this place if you stay in Mt Gambier. The lake is the bluest in Nov.
  • Do not expect sth spectacular ;)

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