Lake Barrine, Yungaburra

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A crater lake blessed with clear, deep blue water and surrounded by thick, lush vegetation, the idyllic aesthetic of Lake Barrine makes it ideal if you’re seeking a leisurely natural experience. Created by a volcanic explosion, the lake is filled only by rainwater. A cruise service offers boat rides. If you’re in need of refreshment, try the lakeside teahouse. For Lake Barrine and beyond, use our Yungaburra travel route tool to get the most from your Yungaburra vacation.
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  • We are huge wildlife lovers and took the 9am boat cruise to explore the beautiful Lake Barrine, look out for snakes, spiders, birds and much more! Enjoy a cup of tea and a scone (if you are not vegan,...  more »
  • It is only 5 km around the Lake, but it's a lovely walk extremely well maintained. We saw and heard lots of birds, in fact, we saw several lifers, including a displaying Riflebird, just in the parking...  more »
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  • Truly beautiful place, heavily frequented by tourists but still worth visiting. Don't be concerned by the sign telling you about the crocodile, it's just a "Freshie" (fresh water crocodile) the are shy fish eaters with no interest in nibbling on humans, even children are safe so long as they are left well alone.
  • The afternoon tea was absolutely delicious. Home made and overlooking the lake was so peaceful and serene

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