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“Out of this world”
Review of Lake McKenzie

Lake McKenzie
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$149.69*
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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Hervey Bay
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

What an amazing experience. Lake McKenzie is totally picturesque. It is HUGE! Not what I'd expected. You almost feel as though you shouldn't be swimming there, it is that beautiful. If you're heading to Fraser Island, Lake McKenzie is a MUST SEE! Either bring your own 4WD or rent one for about $300- $400 for half a day for a 7 seater (worth every penny). The track is bumpy, almost like a ride at an amusement park (just be careful not to hurt your back being thrown about the car.. even with a seat belt on!) When I saw the lake it wasn't as clear crystal blue as it normally is as it had suffered over Christmas, but it was still definitely a highlight of my trip.

Thank Sarah E
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Reviewed October 4, 2013

the sand is almost pure silicone the water is so fresh and it is above sea level. Unfortunately the lake is suffering from sun screen lotion which is polluting it. Well worth a visit while it lasts

Thank 983brianm
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Best part of Fraser Island, get there early and spend a good time,
awesome lake, good picnic area. facilities well maintained..

Thank UrbanM_12
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

When I visited, there wasn't much beach and the water was clear but yellowish. I saw earlier photos of Lake Mckenzie after my visit and honestly didn't recognise the place...where was the ample white silica sand and turquoise water? Not sure why it was so different. It does get quite busy, and also gets very deep quite close to shore but is still a lovely, tranquil place to visit.

1  Thank Vicki S
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

The must see lake when you go to fraser! It was amazing how fresh and beautiful it was. The sand was very fine.

Thank Fran992
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