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Photographers mirror image spot

The popularity can be witnessed by the number of tourist buses! Keen photographers come here for... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
371meiy
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Nullagine, Australia
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What a hidden gem -Lake Tyrrell

Just outside the small town of Sea Lake in Victoria is an amazing salt lake a Mecca for Chinese... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Coll2014
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Bendigo, Australia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Calder Highway | 7km north of Sea Lake, Sea Lake, Victoria 3533, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hot and dry and not a whole lot there....not even a pitstop...just keep driving...probably woyld avoid

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We did both the Sunrise n Sunset tours. Julie was able to take us to a safe place where car would not get stuck. Different locations for both tours. We were able to walk to area of the lake for the best photos. Tour small...More

6  Thank JulieP1186
Reviewed 29 September 2018

It's not really a lake but a bit of salty murky water on basically flat boring mallee dirt. It's in the middle of no where and do not visit in any other time than winter because in summer it's horrendous. We made the mistake of...More

3  Thank Sharyn P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Sadly right now Lake Tyrrell is dried out, so no reflection time ... but plenty of salt! Access from the southern end near Sea Lake is best, I heard from a local at the Sea Lake supermarket. I still found things to photograph.

5  Thank JaneYost
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

The popularity can be witnessed by the number of tourist buses! Keen photographers come here for the sunrise and sunset shots! Very popular tourist destination! You need to walk into the long stretch of very shallow water (like 1cm) to get the best footage! bring...More

1  Thank 371meiy
Reviewed 8 September 2018

First of all, if you take nothing else from this review: take your oldest pair of shoes, runners, or thongs (flip flops for foreign visitors, jandals for our Kiwi brothers and sisters), and have a change of shoes and socks, and a towel, in your...More

6  Thank David L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Just outside the small town of Sea Lake in Victoria is an amazing salt lake a Mecca for Chinese tourists photographers and a few lucky Aussies like myself. Tucked away in this sleepy little country town is a dedicated lady called Julie who runs the...More

1  Thank Coll2014
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Its cold and pitch black, you can see the Milkyway and all the stars with naked eyes, and the one of the best place to take the sunrise and sunset pics, the lake literally turns in to a mirror and you can have lots of...More

5  Thank Mathew G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Easy access highly recommended well worth a visit. great photographic opportunities for professional and novices both.

1  Thank arthur b
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Lake Tyrell is the highlight of the trip from Sea Lake to Mildura. Really it is just a big, almost dry lake but I am sure with a bit of effort to get up early or stay out there late the sunrise/sunsets would provide good...More

5  Thank Alistair C
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James W
5 September 2018|
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Response from Coll2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes James there was plenty of water in the Lake it is always shallow though ... our guide said it only ever gets to a foot deep in parts. you hire gum boots from the Tourist Information Centre and walk in/across the Lake..
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123karen2018
29 March 2018|
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Response from Sharyn P | Reviewed this property |
It's not really a lake but just some murky dirty water ( if you are lucky )
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Farishta Y
22 December 2017|
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Response from Sharyn P | Reviewed this property |
Do not go in summer It's just far far too hot
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Patricia A
19 March 2017|
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Response from Sharyn P | Reviewed this property |
Very rarely
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