Swimming is a favourite summer activity here on the Tablelands,
with many excellent swimming locations.
There are opportunities to swim in crystal clear extinct volcanic crater lakes, mountain streams and under magnificent waterfalls.
Volcanic Crater Lakes
Lake Eacham is within easy walking distance of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges
This lake offers the best swimming experience and facilities of all of the locations.
The lake itself is 65 metres deep of crystal clear fresh water with rainforest down to the edge.
Freshwater fish and turtles live in the lake and you are likely to see Boyd’s Forest Dragon (lizard) as you walk around the lake’s edge.
Facilities include a ramp for supervised children swimming, barbeque, picnic area and public toilets.
Lake Barrine is a 10minute drive from Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges
This lake is also a crystal clear extinct volcanic crater lake.
The lake’s depth is also approximately sixty (60) metres.
The lakes facilities include Restaurant, shallow entrance for children swimming, picnic area, barbeque facilities and public toilets.
Malanda Falls is a 10minute drive from
Located on the right hand side of the road as you pass out of the town of Malanda.
There is a shallow end for children to swim in.
they are a wide falls with diving boards, cemented sides for ease of access, picnic area and public toilets.
- Milla Milla Falls is a 25minute drive from Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges
- Located approximately five (5) kilometres out of the town of Milla Milla.
- A popular swimming spot with the locals.
- Milla Milla Falls is a picturesque waterfall where you can swim beneath the falls in a plunge pool.
- There is a small stream for children to play in, a sheltered picnic area, barbeque facilities and public toilets.
Swimming facilities for guests at Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodges include a heated 10metre pool, Spa and Sauna.