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Crater Lakes National Park

Crater Lakes National Park, Queensland, comprises of Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham. Photo: Tourism Queensland.Crater Lakes National Park, Queensland, comprises of Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham. Photo: Tourism Queensland.

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Welcome

The Traditional Owners of Crater Lakes National Park welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place.

Location

Lake Barrine is about 60 km or just over 1 hour's drive up the Gillies Range from Cairns. The turn-off to Lake Eacham is a further 8 km along the Gillies Range.

What's special

Crater Lakes National Park comprises of two separate sections—Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham. Both sections protect clear, blue crater lakes surrounded by cool rainforest. At Lake Barrine a walking track, giant bull kauri pine trees and privately-owned teahouse and boat cruises make it a popular stop for visitors. Lake Eacham, a favourite of locals and visitors alike, offers swimming, birdwatching, picnic areas and shady walking tracks.

See Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham for more detailed information.

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Last updated
17 October 2012