Lakes in Australia and Oceania

72 Lakes in Australia and Oceania

Lake RotomahanaNew Zealand

Lake Rotomahana is located in the northern section of New Zealand’s North Island, less than one kilometer to the South of Lake Tarawera, and 20 kilometres (12 miles) ... Read more

Lake EyreAustralia

Lake Eyre is the largest lake in Australia, with an estimated surface area of 9,500 km2. However, the lake is rarely filled with water, since it’s located in the desert. It ... Read more

Lake WanakaNew Zealand

Lake Wanaka is the fourth largest lake in New Zealand, with a surface area of 192 km2. It is located in the Otago region, and sits at an altitude of 300 meters. Its maximum depth ... Read more

Lake Waikaremoana is a lake located in the North Island of New Zealand, in the Te Urewera National Park, in the Huiarau mountain range. It was born when dam was ... Read more

Lake TaupoNew Zealand

Lake Taupo is the largest lake in New Zealand by surface area. Located on the country’s North Island, it has a surface area of 616 km2 (238 square miles), and a maximum depth ... Read more

Sleaford Mere Australia

Sleaford Mere is an endorheic lake in South Australia. Sleaford Mere has a surface area of 7 km2 (3 square miles). The lake sits at an altitude of 20 meters, or 66 feet, and reaches a ... Read more

Lake WakatipuNew Zealand

Lake Wakatipu is the longest lake in New Zealand with a length of 80 kilometers, and the third largest in the country, with a surface area of 291 ... Read more

Lake Alexandrina is a natural freshwater lake that covers a surface area of 863 km2 (334 mi2), has an average depth of 0.6 meters (2 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 5 meters ... Read more

Lake RotoruaNew Zealand

Lake Rotorua is a polymictic eutrophic crater lake that covers a surface area of 80 km2 (31 mi2), has an average depth of 20 meters (66 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 45 ... Read more

Lake Burley Griffin is a reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 6 km2 (2 mi2), has an average depth of 5 meters (17 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 18 meters (58 feet). ... Read more