Scenic Spots

Lake Burbury


Lyell Highway, Lake Burbury


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.

Camping Lake Burbury (Peak 1st November - 6th April)

Nightly Fee (per vehicle) $10-00 Peak - $5-00 Off Peak