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Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park

Lake Eacham, Queensland. Photo: Tourism Queensland.Lake Eacham, Queensland. Photo: Tourism Queensland.

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Welcome

The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Lake Eacham welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place.

Location

About 68km or just over one hour’s drive up the Gillies Range from Cairns.

What's special

A clear, blue lake surrounded by cool rainforest, Lake Eacham offers swimming, birdwatching, canoeing, picnic areas and shady walking tracks. It is a popular recreation area for locals and visitors.

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Last updated
6 November 2017