The most crystalline freshwater lake in the world

It is a wonder of nature. A place of special beauty that we should all be able to see with our own eyes. Lake McKenzie is in Australia, specifically on the paradisiacal Fraser Island, and its incredibly transparent waters have made it the most crystalline lake in the world.

That is why it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992. It is the dream place for an unforgettable vacation, so, if you still do not have a destination for this summer, you are in time to organize a trip to get to know this remote corner of the world. world.

A natural paradise

Fraser Island is the largest sand island on the planet, with its 1,840 square kilometers. Beautiful, heavenly and famous for its wonderful beaches (some of them have been classified as the best beaches in the world according to National Geographic), and for the large number of lakes it has, no less than a hundred, of which Lake McKenzie is the most visited by tourists who come there.

It is a lagoon that has an area of ​​150 hectares, and about 5 meters deep. It is located in an impressive setting , about 100 meters above sea level. To get there you have to travel in 4X4 driving on sandy roads that go through tropical forests. Once you arrive at the place, the vision of the lake leaves you speechless. Its crystal clear waters are something unique. The reason they are so clear is because the bottom of the lake is made of fine white silica sand, which acts as if it were a filter, so the water remains very clear. In addition, Lake McKenzie is only supplied by rainwater, as it does not have any underground source nor does any stream flow into it.

Despite being on the other side of the world, if you decide to visit this lake with fresh and transparent waters, you will surely not feel disappointed. A full- blown natural wonder .