As one of the most-visited tourist spots in Mount Gambier, the Blue Lake is considered to be the gem of Mount Gambier’s tourist attractions. It is certainly a unique and breathtaking sight which awes thousands of visitors year after year.
Nestled on a gorgeous volcanic landscape, the Blue Lake inhabits on one of the extinct volcanic craters of Mount Gambier.
Blue Lake Mount Gambier, Volcano Tour, Address & Map, South Australia
The Blue Lake offers a walking trail that is 3.6 kilometres long which will direct visitors to each of the viewing platforms dotted around the Lake. The trail also leads to the underpass between the Leg of Mutton Lake crater and the Blue Lake.
Guided Aquifer Tours take you down to the pumping station and out to a viewing platform that’s not too far above the edge of the water (although these are currently not being conducted due to covid-19 and social distancing restrictions).
There are a number of accommodation options for those who wish to stay nearby the lake, including the Blue Lake Holiday Park. The Blue Lake Holiday Park offers accommodation for all budgets including caravan sites, camping sites, private cabins and cottages. Check out the accommodation options listed below.
Significant sites within the vicinity of the Blue Lake are the Valley Lake crater, Leg of Mutton crater and other volcanic viewing platforms. Some tours last for around 45 minutes to one hour across so make sure you bring your walking shoes!