Lake Barrine Circuit Track
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Lake Barrine Access, Lake Barrine

  • End: Lake Barrine Access, Lake Barrine

  • Location: Crater Lakes National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 1,687 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -17.24527287

  • Longitude: 145.6389499

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Lake Barrine Circuit Track is a 5km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in Crater Lakes National Park, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Lake Barrine Circuit Track is located within the Crater Lakes National Park, on the Atherton Tablelands. Lake Barrine is a volcanic maar, surrounded by rainforest. The deep waters of the lake and the pleasant coolness of the Atherton Tableland have combined to make Lake Barrine a popular stop for visitors to the area.

About the region

Crater Lakes is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1367 km northwest of Brisbane. The park contains two volcanically-formed lakes, Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham (Yidyam). Both lakes have walking trails around the lake; boat tours are also given at Lake Barrine.

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