Scenic Spots

Lake Burbury

Location

Lyell Highway, Lake Burbury
Queenstown

About

Lake Burbury is a popular fishing lake on the edge of Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness Area.


A 20-minute drive east of Queenstown.  Facilities include toilets, picnic, barbecue facilities, along with boat launching facilities.  A caretaker lives on site.  The cost to stay at Lake Burbury is $7-00 per night per site.


Named after Stanley Burbury, the first Australian-born Governor of Tasmania, the 54 square-kilometre lake was man-made for hydro-electricity production in the early 1990s.


There are boat launching, picnic and barbecue facilities.