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Blue Lake National Park
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Location North Stradbroke Island, Queensland
Address North Stradbroke Island Queensland 4183, Australia
Lat, Long -27.52174, 153.477355
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Description Blue Lake is a national park in Queensland (Australia), 44 km east of Brisbane on North Stradbroke Island. Access is provided by road 9 km west of Dunwich. The park's main features is Blue Lake which is known as a window lake and is just under 10 metres deep when full. The lake is a popular swimming attraction. It is home to the southern sun fish. Water from the lake overflows into the Eighteen Mile Swamp. The aboriginal name for Blue Lake is Karboora. The ephemeral Tortoise Lagoon is also found in the national park. This small perched lake was 1.4 metres deep in 1974 when it filled. Camping, open fires and domestic animals are not permitted in the park. On Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), the largest of Moreton Bay's islands, Naree Budjong Djara National Park features sand dunes, one of the world's most ecologically important wetlands, endangered heathlands and freshwater lakes. Naree Bunjong Djara means 'My Mother Earth' to the island's Traditional Owners - the Quandamooka People.
Keywords QLD, Queensland National Parks, Naree Budjong Djara National Park, Camping, Walking Tracks, Animal Watching, Birdwatching,
Updated on 2014-05-28
Created on 2013-04-22
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