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.
About 68km or just over one hour’s drive up the Gillies Range from Cairns.
The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Lake Eacham welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place.
- Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
- No campfires
- Picnic tables
- Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
- No camping
- Canoeing and kayaking
- World Heritage
- Temporary closure: TREAT Rainforest Display Centre, Lake Eacham section, Crater Lakes National Park 4 May to 1 June 2022
- Upcoming works notification: Lake Eacham circuit track, Crater Lakes National Park 1 July to 31 August 2022