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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  • The Lake was so blue I thought I was looking through tinted glass when I first caught a glimpse of it through the window of the van. It was quite startling! A nice short stop to break our journey  more »
  • A must see attraction. The grounds and surrounds of the viewing area make a good place to rest or picnic. Facilities available at the nearby Tourist Information centre. Viewing area can get a bit crow...  more »
  • Ideal for either a quick drive and stop for a photo or if you have time and are energetic walk around the whole lake.  more »
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  • The most amazing place in Mount Gambier. If you have a walk around it you’ll see different views which all amaze you.
  • Beautiful lake, take a walk around the lake. A must visit place in the Mt Gambier.
  • Nice and blue during the summer time
  • 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.
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