Top 5 Pink Lakes In Australia | TraveloBreak

Did you know that there are so many Pink Lakes in Australia?

1. Hutt Lagoon, Western Australia


This salt lake is located in the north of Hutt River. The lake contains the world’s largest microalgae production plant. During the summer months the surface turns into a dry salt flat. In winter due to rainfalls the pinkish waters appears. The best time to visit the lake is in the morning.

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2. Lake Hillier, Western Australia


Lake Hillier is located near the coast of Middle Island in the Recherche Archipelago to the south of Western Australia. It is believed that the lake is pink due to the presence of a specific species of microalgae – Dunaliella Salina. However, it is not proved yet. According to the official site for the pink lake of Australia, it is safe to swim in the lake. The water do not cause any harm.

3. Pink Lakes, Victoria


It is located in the far North West of Victoria, 50km south of Mildura. The colors turns pink after rainfall and get whiter throughout the day. It is permitted to camp at the lake.

4. Lake MacDonnell, South Australia


Lake MacDonnell is a 1 hour and 30 minute flight then a 45 minute drive from Adelaide. Lake MacDonnell can produce more than one million tonnes of gypsum a year. Eyre Peninsula’s Lake MacDonnell has been named the best pink lake on ‘South Australia’s pink lake bucket list’

5. Quairading Pink Lake, Western Australia


Quairading’s Pink Lake is located 11km east of Quairading on the Bruce Rock Road. One side of the lake becomes dark pink, while the other side remains a light pink color. There’s a road that runs right in the middle of the lake, making it look unique.


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