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A good walk - do the lookout too

This is a lovely walk through the bush to the Blue Lake. Once at the lake, we took the uphill route... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Sonofabob
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Disappointed

Nice hike along a well maintained path but its a lake with little access and to be honest not much... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Restless59
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Kaboora track was an easy walk to the lake. We were there on a cloudy day, would probably be prettier on a sunny day, but was still nice. Walked back along the Kabul track, some long hills on this track, but not too hard....More

1  Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the entire loop - Kaboora, Dakabin and Neembeema trails. All up 8km. At the top of the hike there is a lookout area (Dakabin lookout) which allows a view of the sand dunes and out to sea. We stopped on the bench for...More

Thank Emma Z
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely walk through the bush to the Blue Lake. Once at the lake, we took the uphill route up to the lookout which is spectacular and then back via a different trail. Altogether it’s about 8km and done if it is a...More

1  Thank Sonofabob
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Nice hike along a well maintained path but its a lake with little access and to be honest not much to see along the way: the higher return track is off limits due to maintenance regrowth so i actually came back along the service track...More

Thank Restless59
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to go back to Blue lake since I was a kid. First tip: you cannot drive there anymore, believe me, that’s a good thing. It keeps the area free from huge numbers of people. Apparently it’s a 6k round trip, although the...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Blue lake is nice once you get there, however the road to drive there is closed so you need to walk an hour to get there. So it's only worth going if you plan to stay awhile.

2  Thank Frindlerta
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Ok when you are over at Straddie you need to visit the Blue lake - swim, frollick, kayak, snorkel - its all there for you to enjoy just check the winds before going because a windy day makes it uncomfortable

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Signage on where/how to get there would be better from Dunwich - at present it is non-existent - There is a car park, a bit limited on the day as obviously there are improvement works going on. The path is in good condition, sand so...More

Thank katejim1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Only do this walk (6km return) if you have the time and energy to spare and you have covered all other main sights (point lookout, north george walk, brown lake, cylinder beach etc). While the lake is quite scenic to view, that's about all you...More

4  Thank Prasadini N
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a gentle 6 Km walk on a well-defined sandy track through the wallum banksia, black sheoak and eucalypt scrublands. We did this in mid winter and enjoyed seeing the banksias, the grasstrees and many other examples of the flora, including a tiny white...More

1  Thank Roy O
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