Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: © Qld Govt

A clear, blue lake surrounded by cool rainforest, Lake Eacham offers swimming, birdwatching, canoeing, picnic areas and shady walking tracks. It is a popular recreation area for locals and visitors.

Location

About 68km or just over one hour’s drive up the Gillies Range from Cairns.

Welcome

The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Lake Eacham welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place.

Learn moreGetting there

Park facilities

  • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
  • No campfires
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
  • No camping
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • World Heritage