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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 access track closure, part of the lake foreshore near turtle viewing platform, Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park 28 October 2020 to 8 January 2021