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We spent 4 nights at Lake Dunn, $10.00 a night in the unpowered site area.

We left our vans at Lake Dunn and did the 200 kilometre round trip to see the sculptures... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2019
Top day trip from Barcaldine

A great trip to go if based in Barcaldine. Lake Dunn itself is a lovely spot and well worth taking... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Northeast of Aramac, Barcaldine, Queensland 4725, Australia
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Reviewed 18 January 2019

We left our vans at Lake Dunn and did the 200 kilometre round trip to see the sculptures, definitely put this on your bucket list. There is a spot about halfway around where you can sit and have a cuppa, but there are no toilets....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnS6262
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

A great trip to go if based in Barcaldine. Lake Dunn itself is a lovely spot and well worth taking a picnic lunch to enjoy there. Whilst there is a kiosk (and public amenities) at Lake Dunn, the kiosk is only occasionally open. The trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Worth staying an extra night just to drive the Lake Dunn Sculpture Trail. It was an enjoyable 200km with clever art made from all sorts of materials... even the titles were clever e.g. the Thirsty Cockies! There were a few more artworks than listed in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue C
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

What a great idea to place all these sculptures along the drive to and from Lake Dunn. It is a great way of making you look more thoroughly ta the scenery as you drive along. The sculptures are awesome, they are so cleverly constructed using...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Racandtac
Reviewed 15 July 2018

An amazing day driving the 200km Sculpture Trail...such great talent...and we found Wally... Lovely stopover at Lake Dunn and enjoyed chatting with some of the campers...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank annie b
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is a real fun activity as well as a chance to see some unique bush sculpture. Two thirds of trail is on dirt. It rained during our trip and became slippery. We were glad to have a 4WD. Please give it a go but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We spent 7 hours on the 200km round trail from Aramac where we were camped. Very talented local artists have created an interesting and absorbing way to get tourists to enjoy the beauty of this country. Apart from stopping and admiring the way these sculptures...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CliveandSusan
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I recently attended the lake and stayed in a lakefront hut. The huts can be hired for $25 a night. Locals from Aramac have also built nearby huts. All was going well until 10pm when a clown, a local resident, at a nearby hut started...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ben L
Reviewed 22 March 2018

The drive from Aramac (65 kms north of Barcaldine) to Lake Dunn is well worth the 200km drive on mainly good quality gravel roads. The work of Mylinda Rogers is outstanding and finding all the pieces of her scrap metal art works adds to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I was driving in the area mainly for the Art features on the circular road thhat encompasses Lake Dunn. The art trail is excellend. Took the slight detour into Lake Dunn. There are shanty shacks out here that can be hired buut you have to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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19 September 2018|
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Response from CliveandSusan | Reviewed this property |
Apart from the 200km Sculpture Trail there is not much to do in Aramac. There is a well maintained council caravan park in Aramac and the campsite at Lake Dunn has good facilities. You would not need to book at either... More
Erich v
5 August 2018|
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Response from CliveandSusan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this drive is 2WD accessible with care. The road from Aramac to Lake Dunn is sealed and then from Lake Dunn back to Aramac is gravel with some corrugations and potholes. If there is any rain (which the farmers are... More
Brian B
3 July 2018|
Response from CliveandSusan | Reviewed this property |
The road between Aramac and Lake Dunn is sealed and we haven't driven the Lake Dunn to Pentland for a few years. Last time it was a good outback gravel road. Just watch the weather though as these roads are closed quickly... More