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Address: Fraser Island, Queensland 4581, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4124 7626
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$272*
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2-Day Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa or Rainbow Beach

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Crystalline waters

What a beautiful place, paradise in the heart of Fraser island. It is recommended to go early or late in the day as the beach can get very busy sometimes.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful place, paradise in the heart of Fraser island. It is recommended to go early or late in the day as the beach can get very busy sometimes.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This lake is so isolated you can only get to it by four wheel drive. You will have to follow a long route of sand filled roads with only room for one vehicle to pass at any one time. There are numerous points along the route to exit and pull over to let other vehicles pass. Once at the lake... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Pristine natural lake that is well worth the effort to experience. The water is crystal clear and tastes amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We did a tour and during the tour we visited Lake McKenzie. I have never seen water which is that clear, you felt the difference! You definitly have to swim in the lake.😀

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Coolangatta, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

very nice spot to visit. great for kids. amazingly clear blue water. definitely be coming back here again.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Peaceful, lovely sand and good swimming. Great for photographs and walking. Part of the great walk section.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited around 3pm when the sun had already mostly set and the day was a bit overcast. The lake just didn't have the impressive image you see in all the photos! We still swam in the beautiful freshwater (so cold to get out!) but really recommend you go at a time it will be at breathtaking as the pictures... More 

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Arcadia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Lake beautiful picnic area a bit average . A good 4x4 drive into the lake. Beautiful blue water and brilliant white sand. The swimming is just fantastic for all the family.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very beautiful lake and since it is a sand island, great beach. It will be very unlikely that you will find yourself alone there, despite the noise of the crowd there is a real peaceful feeling. The waters are still and crystal clear, and the views enchanting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

An absolute must see for any visitor to Fraser island. Lake McKenzie is natural beauty at its finest. I could supply an endless list of adjectives in an attempt to describe this place, but would still fall short of doing it justice. Just go!

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