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Black Swan Lake

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Must see soon! Rare and valuable birdlife and aquatic haven.

"Black Swan Lake" at 6 Gold Market Drive at Bundall near the Hong Kong owned Turf Club, is a... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Lynette F
Gold Coast, Australia
A little slice of heaven in suburbia.

Black Swan Lake is a pretty little piece of water which is home to swans magpie geese, turtles and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
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  • Terrible2%
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“wild birds”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
6 Gold Market Dr, Bundall, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

The place has no real access to it, as a man made lake it is smelly and full of floating debris from the adjacent horse stables. There are no parking facilities, no bus services, no walking paths , no picnic area and limited wild life....More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

"Black Swan Lake" at 6 Gold Market Drive at Bundall near the Hong Kong owned Turf Club, is a beautiful oasis for the family and visitors where a myriad birdlife abounds and where all can enjoy this peaceful soul-refreshing aquatic paradise. Important wild bird nesting...More

2  Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Very messy area but filled in some time. Lots of bird life here but muddy. Horses in the stables where cool to see.

Thank Journey779494
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Black Swan Lake is a pretty little piece of water which is home to swans magpie geese, turtles and a variety of other bird and aquatic life. Gold Coast Council is looking at filling it in to make a car park. Locals are trying to...More

2  Thank MichelleJ1824
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Just like it’s namesake the Black Swan, this lake and surrounds is a beautiful, peaceful and healthy ecosystem right in the middle of Gold Coast city. The review of 16/2 is incorrect. Work has been halted on filling the lake. Only a small part of...More

2  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Unfortunately, Mayor Tom Tate and the Gold Coast City Council have given the Black Swan Lake area to the Gold Coast Turf Club (for free) so they can build a car park. They are currently filling in the lake - unfortunately, they haven't relocated the...More

1  Thank Jill3400
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Full of birdlife and activity, what a treasure this unique place is in the heart of Bundall. Out city needs to save places like this not destroy them, if we are truly to be a global city in the decades to come. Tate, Gates and...More

1  Thank Luke S
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The Gold Coast Hinterland is often referred to as the Green Behind the Gold. Black Swan Lake is a rare example of Green within the Gold, and as a fresh water oasis, is home to a diverse population of bird and aquatic life. Having walked...More

2  Thank TripScrutineer
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Such a pretty place. So many beautiful birds. Unbelievable how close this is to the busy streets of the gold coast and yet while you are there you feel fabulously far from it all. A delightful lake.

1  Thank FineFoodLover2014
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Black Swan Lake is a unique area full of bird life in the heart of the Gold Coast. Visiting it nourishes the soul, go there if you can, it is nature at its best.

1  Thank Stephanie M
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