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The Blue Lake

John Watson Drive, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 1800 087 187
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Pretty impressive

We really enjoyed looking & learning about the blue lake, it is positioned very close to town... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A very beautiful lake. Depending on the time of the day and month the lakes changes colour. Plenty... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“blue lake” (337 reviews)
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John Watson Drive, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 1800 087 187
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed looking & learning about the blue lake, it is positioned very close to town & apparently at certain times of the year it's a vibrant blue because of limestone in the area well worth a look!

Thank Leeanneburke
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very beautiful lake. Depending on the time of the day and month the lakes changes colour. Plenty of parking and round the whole lake.

Thank Frankie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying st Pine Country Caravan Park so took the opportunity to view the twin blue lakes. Very blue on a clear sunny day, but a slightly grey on cloudy days. However, it didn't distract from the beauty created from 2 volcanos eons ago.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the bad weather, we enjoyed our visit to the Blue Lake very much. We had a wander up to some of the surrounding lookouts, and as it began to rain, we took a drive around the lake. This proved to be a perfect compromise,...More

Thank HSMM91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views of lake while walking around. Take a stroll around lakes is very enjoyable in the morning

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip to blue lakes was interesting and worthwhile. The lake was light blue and aqua but the lakes are better in summer. We highly recommend that you go in the summer but it is still worthwhile in the other seasons.

Thank Bobby K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Mt.Gambier wouldn't be the same without a trip to the Lake to see it's many changes throughout the seasons.

Thank MaxineEmily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is what it is really just a bright blue lake you stand and stare at it for a bit athwn you just leave. Guess its nice to see if your in the area

1  Thank roberrschutte
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had been told to visit the blue lake whilst on our travels.Although it was not blue because we were their in august it was still an amazing sight to think you were actually looking at a volcano.definitely worth the visit.

Thank marchosue
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A great way to start or finish a days work at the Mount by going for a brisk walk or run for the more energetic around the lake. Take in the great views and fresh country air.

Thank Z3615GOtimm
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20 November 2016|
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Response from Rebecca N | Reviewed this property |
The blue lake will still be nice, and it will be a more vibrant blue than your average lake for sure, but it is certainly it's most impressive from November-Feb. As for Adelaide, in Feb you can expect periods where the... More
9 August 2016|
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Response from johnnomelbourne | Reviewed this property |
The above responses are all correct but like the writers I am also unsure of the operating hours. I do take great pride in the fact I lived in Mt. Gambier for 10yrs. including my teenage years. My late father was a well... More
Wendy G
13 March 2015|
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Response from KathleenMD | Reviewed this property |
Hi Wendy, as arr0w123 and others have mentioned, no you can't because it is our town water supply. Having said that if you are visiting, the 45min tour held every hour on the hour is brilliant. We have only been here 8yrs... More