Lake FAQ

Lake G-k –oo-la….  “k” is a soft sound

The Lake is situated in the General Store precinct, close to Season Camping.

Yes,   from 25th December bookings can be made online, on the app or during the Festival at the Lake ticket booth near the General Store.

Collect your wristband from the Lake Gkula Booking Tent.

Wristbands will be valid for booked 50 minute swimming period only.

If you have little ones, we recommend using the app to avoid waiting times. 

The Lake opens on Christmas Day @ 3pm

Prices for each session are:         Adults –                      $4 

Youth (13 – 17)        $2 

Children (0 – 12)     $1

Swimming sessions are for 50 minutes length only…ie 6am – 6.50 am.

Last  session begins at  5.45pm  and ends at 6.30 pm.

No refunds or exchanges are available.

A wristband will be issued and must be worn for entry.  These are available when booking at the ticket booth or for pick up there after booking online.

Only approved sunscreens and deoderants can be worn in the Lake.  To protect our aquatic creatures (over 400 fish and 4000 plants), please be 100% free of cosmetics & sunscreens – this includes wound treatments unless all ingredients are certified organic/reef friends/100%zinc.

Yes,  they will be available for purchase from  the General Store.

Yes.  Before entering Lake, please shower to remove any chemicals to preserve the habitat.

There will be limited showers available so to avoid lengthy waits, it is advisable to shower back at your camp.  There may be a long wait inside the lake precinct.  

Yes.  There will be limited toilets available in the Lake Precinct.

Please don’t pee in the Lake because our water’s very pure and it will upset the natural chemical balance affecting water quality and plant & creatures lives.

All patrons need to wear appropriate swimming attire (no nude or topless bathing). 

Little people must be wearing aquatic nappies or swimwear.

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by and supervised by an adult. 

1 adult can be responsible for only 2 children aged under 18 at a time.

There are trained Safety Observers present at all sessions.  Adults, please supervise children closely.

No alcohol or glass is allowed within the Lake Precinct.

Lake Gkula must be free from floatation devices, water inflatables and toys and all other plastics.  This is to protect our aquatic creatures and the filtration of the water.