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NickyP54
Bargara, Australia1,362 contributions
Sep 2022
Tranquil spot that is fairly easily accessible via sealed and then short bumpy section of dirt road. Picnic tables scattered around under the teatrees. The pure rainwater lake looked enticing for a dip, but we just stayed a short while to take in the serenity and use the long-drop facilities. Google maps shows a lakeside 4WD track, but this appeared to be blocked off.
Written 21 September 2022
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Maggi C
Brisbane, Australia518 contributions
Mar 2022
Brown lake, rich in Tannin from the ti trees is also a special place for the Aborigines. It is a safe swimming place with sandy underfoot for paddlers, and its surrounded by ti trees and secluded
Written 4 June 2022
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JElliot32
New South Wales, Australia3,800 contributions
Jan 2022
Conditions on North Stradbroke beaches in early January 2022 were very ordinary, with rough seas and strong winds making them unpleasant places to visit. Brown Lake proved the perfect antidote with white sand and placid, clean fresh water (even if has been stained brown by tannins from the t-trees). It is great swimming and picnicking spot for families with lots of picnic tables. Some nice walking around the lake shoreline is possible though I believe it is not possible to do a full circuit.
Written 8 January 2022
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Victoria F
12 contributions
May 2020
This place is truly mesmerising..again the energy here is tip-top..very beautifully looked after and cared for by the Quandamooka land custodians... this for me was another listening experience... I was bit chicken to go swimming after reading about the giant carpet snake that protects the place..I was the only one there,so my mind got a bit carried away with crazy thoughts I might get eaten...lol
Written 19 April 2021
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Stacey T
Gold Coast, Australia229 contributions
Feb 2021 • Couples
Lovely spot for a soak. Can drive all the way to the lake. Has a toilet and plenty of picnic tables. Worth a drive and look
Written 25 February 2021
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ron d
Caloundra, Australia632 contributions
Oct 2020
A nice picnic spot, although we just stopped for a few minutes for a look around. I expect it would be a good swimming spot on hot day.
Written 3 November 2020
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Tattler
Brisbane, Australia195 contributions
Oct 2020
You can drive right to the lake in a normal car though it is a dirt road. To get all the way around you will need a 4WD. You can walk around, but like all of Stradbroke is in sand. Easy walk though. Looks very clean and pretty.
Written 12 October 2020
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Lachgen
Brisbane, Australia24 contributions
Sep 2020 • Family
Disappointed to find that the wood/fire bbqs we have enjoyed using during other stays have been removed and not replaced with gas or electric bbqs. As we'd only brought uncooked sausages we left to find another picnic spot. Otherwise a lovely spot for a swim and a no cooking picnic.
Written 23 September 2020
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Neyvette
Brisbane, Australia42 contributions
Aug 2020
Wonderful fresh water lake for family to visit. For the first hour we were the only ones there, it was lovely and quiet, the kids played on the sand/close to shore. Tip - take a picnic and bottle of wine and stay a few hours.
Written 14 August 2020
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B138877
Queensland, Australia710 contributions
Mar 2020
Well worth a little drive from where you are staying. The road down to it is easy and he lake is worth the trip.
Written 10 April 2020
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