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Pink Lake

Western Highway, Meningie, South Australia 5264, Australia
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Worth a stop!

If you’re travelling on the Western Hwy and come across the Pink Lake it is definitely worth the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
DShalders
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Glen Waverley, Australia
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Pink Lake Dimboola

Harvest of this lake is taking place in Dec-Feb I believe (but do check) and such a great place for... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Classyofnhill
,
Nhill, Australia
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“rest area” (3 reviews)
“toilet break” (2 reviews)
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Western Highway, Meningie, South Australia 5264, Australia
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re travelling on the Western Hwy and come across the Pink Lake it is definitely worth the stop. There is a good parking area and toilets as well, although the toilets were disgusting and need far better up keep. It’s a short walk down...More

2  Thank DShalders
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Harvest of this lake is taking place in Dec-Feb I believe (but do check) and such a great place for travellers to call into and walk down to the waters edge and dabble your toes into the salty water. Not wheelchair friendly but am sure...More

Thank Classyofnhill
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The first salt lake I have walked on and although the pink was difficult to see at times if you looked at a cross section of the salt crust you broke as you walked on it the centre was definitely pink. Well worth the visit...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

As you drive past you cannot miss out on this interesting sight. The rest area needs to be checked more frequently though as the bin was overflowing - could do with a cleanup.

Thank Leigh P
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic free attraction conveniently located by the highway. It was quite crowded with many Asian tourists so the small car park was full. They all huddled in the same spot by the centre but take your socks and shoes off and walk...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great stop along the highway which was totally unexpected but truely amazing. Public toilets and water nearby

2  Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

You could see the lake from the highway so we turned around to go back to it. It's colour is incredible and it is amazing to walk on top of the water via the salt deposits on top. Stunning place to visit.

2  Thank Julia S
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Driving on the highway we noticed the sign & thought no more of it till it appeared and we had to do a u turn. It really is quite striking in the middle of nowhere quite clearly visible from the road it was beautiful against...More

Thank Akahn610
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We happen to chance upon it during our drive from Melbourne to Adelaide. There’s a parking area but did not see any signs stating it’s existence. We could see this pinkish lake while driving pass and decided to turn back and check it out. Best...More

Thank Jmkrz
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had read about the Pink Lake but had never imagined that it would be so very pink. Located right next to the Western Highway it is easy to pull over as there is a rest area with picnic tables and toilets. You can walk...More

2  Thank Anita T
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Kevin H
2 April 2018|
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Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
The lake has a solid salt bed which reacts with it's red algae to create the colour. It's even brighter after rain when new algae grows. If you Google 'Pink Lake, Victoria' you can probably find way more detailed... More
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Robert S
14 January 2018|
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Response from Mauzie427 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, there is no sign to say indigines reserve or not to take samples.
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Sara L
7 January 2018|
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Response from dave22362 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so Sara, a bit shallow - sort of like Lake Eyre
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