Lake Gkula FAQ

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What is the correct pronounciation for Lake Gkula?

Lake G-k –oo-la…. “k” is a soft sound

Where is Lake Gkula?

The Lake is situated down bin the General Store precinct.

Who can access the Lake?

Everyone is invited to enjoy Lake Gkula.

What are the opening hours:

9am – 5pm (Friday 1st May) and 7am – 5pm (Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May).

Can I book ?

Tickets will be available for purchase at the lake.

How much does a session cost?

Prices for each are:

Adults – $4

Youth (13 – 17) – $2

Children (0 – 12) – $1

Can I wear sunscreen and cosmetics?

Only approved sunscreens and deodorants 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.

Can I purchase approved sunscreen & deodorants at the festival?

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

Will there be showers?

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.

Will there be toilets available in 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.

Are clothes/swim wear needed? What about little people?

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

Little people must be wearing aquatic nappies or swimwear.

Can youths and children enter unsupervised?

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

How many children /youths can 1 adult supervise?

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

Are there Life Guards at the Lake?

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

Can we drink in the Lake Precinct.

No alcohol or glass is allowed within the Lake Precinct.

Can flotation devices and toys be used in the Lake?

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