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Lake Eyre Ready For Yachting Regatta

Lake Eyre is once again full thanks to the devasting floods earlier this year in Queensland, Lake Eyre does not every year the last times were in 2000 and 2004.

Lake Eyre, Australia

Lake Eyre, Australia

The water has made a 1300 kllometre journey from Queensland to Lake Eyre in South Australia. This time the water has reached a depth of 2 metres and will be most likely all dried up by October.

The Lake Eyre Yacht Club are known as the strangest Yacht Club in the world, they only get the sail when Lake Eyre fills and they have about 50 members from all over the world, some will travel from Scotland and United States for this very unique yachting regatta.

South Australia

South Australia

Image courtesy of South Australian Tourism Commission

They expect at least 60 to 100 yachts to take part, many people have travelled thousands of kilometres across Australia. They are camping on the banks of the lake to experience the amazing sight of the yachts, the beauty and uniqueness of another of Australia’s natural wonders.

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