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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...

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Mount Gambier Lakes

Mount Gambier has a number of amazing waterways for you to visit during your next trip to the Limestone Coast region.

The most famous of all the lakes in Mount Gambier is undoubtedly the Blue Lake, but there are also a range of other smaller lakes for visitor to explore.

Mount Gambier Lakes – Volcano Craters & Walking Trails, South Australia




Mount Gambier’s Little Blue Lake is a popular tourist attraction in the Mount Gambier region. The Little Blue Lake is a popular diving and swimming spot of this area, with many people coming here to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Due to its high popularity, the local council has built a stepped walkway, which leads to a floating pontoon on the lake. With such options, swimmers will find it easy to access the lake and swim in the water.

Come and explore the area’s most popular crater lakes including the Blue Lake and the Mount Gambier Valley Lake nestled on the panoramic landscape of Mount Gambier. The Mount Gambier Valley Lake is a hidden gem amongst the crater lakes in Mount Gambier. Unlike the magnificent Blue Lake, the Valley Lake stays less crowded; therefore it is a great spot for a picnic or a relaxing walk. Also, check out the boardwalk and the numerous scenic trails to explore the area’s most scenic attractions. Kids will also love here as they have a number of activity options to enjoy.

Both Ewens Ponds and Picaninnie Ponds are two popular freshwater diving sites in the south eastern region of Australia. At the Picaninnie Ponds, you can dive, swim or snorkel across the chasm and swim down to check out underwater creatures and plants. Ewens Ponds is one of the best and iconic freshwater dive sites within South Australia as underwater visibility is excellent, up to 80 metres (260 ft).

If you want to go for a walk in nature, head over to Bool Lagoon which is one of the largest freshwater lagoons in South Australia. It is home to wide range of wildlife and it provides refuge for many rare and endangered species of birds.

Explore in detail the many lakes in Mount Gambier by clicking the links below.



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Blue Lake

Mt Gambier, South Australia

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...

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Mount Gambier Valley Lake

Mount Gambier Valley Lake

Mt Gambier, South Australia

Apart from the gorgeous Blue Lake, the Mount Gambier region houses a number of other crater lakes within its vicinity. Come and explore the area’s most popular crater lakes including the Blue Lake and the Mount Gambier...

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Bool Lagoon

Bool Lagoon

Bool Lagoon, South Australia

Bool Lagoon is a protected reserve located in the Limestone Coast region of Southern Australia. The reserve is characterized by the presence of various species of water birds and is adjacent to another Conservation Park...

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Mount Gambier Crater Lakes

Mt Gambier, South Australia

Mount Gambier boasts a gorgeous volcanic landscape which houses the renowned Crater Lakes. As one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mount Gambier, the Crater lakes draw numerous visitors every year. The area...

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Ewens Ponds

Ewens Ponds

Eight Mile Creek, South Australia

Apart from the numerous caves, beaches and conservation parks in South Australia, you will also find few natural wonders as well. Ewens Ponds is one of Australia’s natural wonders where you can dive. Ewens Ponds is...

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Piccaninnie Ponds

Wye, South Australia

Both Ewens Ponds and Picaninnie Ponds are two popular freshwater diving sites in the southeastern region of Australia. At the Picaninnie Ponds, you can dive or snorkel across the chasm and down to check out underwater...

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Millicent Swimming Lake

Millicent, SA

Millicent Swimming Lake is a unique artificial lake built atop manicured lawns and trees. It features a man-made beach and wading pool, which are perfect for beating the heat during the hot summer months. Millicent...

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Lake McIntyre Park

Millicent, SA

Lake McIntyre Park is a sanctuary and popular attraction in Millicent; known for its expansive collection of native trees and birdlife. Picnicking is one of the best things to enjoy in the park, with shaded areas, free...

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Little-Blue-Lake

Little Blue Lake

Mount Schank, South Australia

Mount Gambier’s Little Blue Lake is a popular tourist attraction in the Mount Gambier region. The Little Blue Lake is just 11km south west of Mount Gambier, those driving here should look for the turnoff near the Bellum...

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Glenelg River

Mumbannar, VIC

The Glenelg River is a lengthy river that spans from Western Victoria through to South Australia and is a central feature of the Lower Glenelg National Park on the border of SA and Victoria. The Glenelg River provides...

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Hacks Lagoon

Bool Lagoon, SA

Hacks Lagoon is an excellent destination for get-togethers in the summer months. Located along Bool Lagoon Road in Naracoorte, this area is particularly popular among birdwatchers, travellers, or locals craving wide...

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Lake Leake

Koorine, SA

Lake Leake is a lake within an extinct volcano; making up a part of the volcanic trail found in the Kanawinka Geopark and is located 5 kilometres away from Glencoe. The lake and surrounding areas are open to visitors...

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Cockatoo Lake

Lochaber, SA

Cockatoo Lake is one of the most relaxing destinations near Naracoorte – ideal for those who want to unwind and get away from the main town. The lake area features picturesque, tranquil waters, a free campsite...

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