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Address: North Stradbroke Island, Redland City, North Stradbroke Island, Queensland 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 3409 9555

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Walk with flies

The downside of this walk was that it was in the middle of the day in summer, so very hot, and the horse flies (the ones that bite) were plentiful. At any other time this would be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The downside of this walk was that it was in the middle of the day in summer, so very hot, and the horse flies (the ones that bite) were plentiful. At any other time this would be a lovely walk especially if you wanted to jump in for a swim when you get to the lake.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our afternoon was to discover both Brown and Blue Lake not far from Dunwich on North Stradbroke Island, while Brown Lake can be arrived at by foot if you desire (3.5kms), a car is essential to arrive at the Naree Budong Djara National Park carpark for the start of the 5.2 kilometre return hike to Blue Lake, also known as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went here on a cloudy day, when it felt a bit too cold to go surfing or snort´keeling. Besides the beaches were closed due to the weather. So this is a god spot to visit, if you don`t want to sit inside all day. It nave rained after all and we enjoyed the landscape and all the "exotic" plants".... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Whilst we enjoyed our walk to the Blue Lake we were both a little disappointed when we finally arrived. Whilst walking along the track we were hoping to some sort of wild life not a sign of anything. When we got there the view of the lake was not the best. Dont get me wrong we loved the walk and... More 

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

It's a good 30-45 minute walk. The path to the lake is pretty flat without any serious inclines. However, parts of it are quite sandy. So wear comfy shoes. The main thing is if you're going in summer, go earlier in the day or later in the afternoon when the heat of the day has past. Take water to drink.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

As mentioned by others, you park at the car park and walk a 5.4 round trip to the lake and back. The walk was easy in my opinion - reasonably flat and soft ground (predominately sandy) with a few trip hazards. I imagine someone unsteady on their feet might struggle a little if they weren't careful, and wheelchairs, walking-aids or... More 

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3 Thank RoxyHot10
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We are camping with friends at Adder Rock and did the walk at 8:30am before the heat set in Great walk through the bush and awesome swim at the end. Took about 30 min to walk each way Wish we could have stayed longer in the lake

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2 Thank MikeezAKL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

So amazing! So much space here and the view is breathtaking. Great sopt to just chill out a d relax for the day. Will definitely coming back for it.

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2 Thank Jason J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

It's a nice hike towards the blue lake. The water is beautiful and you can swim here. Sometimes you can spot some turtles.

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2 Thank Backpack o
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Brown lake is closer to Dunwich as it quite pretty and worth a visit. There are sandy beaches and although the water looked a little brown as you might expect from the name it looked as if was OK for swimming

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