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Lake Wendouree

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Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia
+61 3 5320 7444
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Lunch by the lake

Beautiful to sit by the lake and enjoy lunch It’s lovely seeing all the boats on the water and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chezy67
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Great place!

its a very beautiful place with a few cafes around. you can easily have a 7 km of an enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vitaliya H
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Lake Wendouree, part of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, is an artifically created and maintained shallow urban lake.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird life” (81 reviews)
“black swans” (53 reviews)
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Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful to sit by the lake and enjoy lunch It’s lovely seeing all the boats on the water and people using the walking track A favorite of mine when I’m visiting Ballarat

Thank chezy67
Reviewed 1 week ago

its a very beautiful place with a few cafes around. you can easily have a 7 km of an enjoyable walk with a great view!

Thank Vitaliya H
Reviewed 1 week ago

1 time at the lake and loved it. It was so cute watching the ducks race for the food and and feeding the ducks and playing on the playground.

Thank Charlie22828
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lake is a man-made thing of beauty. There are plenty of walks on either side of the road and a huge selection of birds. The whole area is a joy to relax in.

Thank Sussexpete
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk,run or cycle, but just get around Lake Wendouree if you visit Ballarat. It's a flat 6k loop, well lit, with drink and toilet stops regularly placed, and a walk around is a daily activity for many locals. The views of the local wildlife and...More

Thank CatherineG1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy ballarat's lake wendouree, with plenty to see and do. Feed the swans, try your luck catching a Redfin

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3rd time back and the kids loved feeding the ducks. Great family trip always. We will def come back next time.

Thank SarahT8808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a beautiful place to walk, cycle or run. You see so many waterbirds. The islands were covered with nesting birds while we were there. We saw the rowers out in action doing their training session which was fun. Lake Wendouree is certainly a...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The circuit around Lake Wendouree is picturesque with the rowing houses and parklands. Always plenty of people walking , running or cycling , with great views as the sun rises over Ballarat.

Thank DaveFromDevonport
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views - swans and their babies, boats, old rowing sheds, fabulous old and contemporary houses. Great places for coffee or a meal. Take the time to walk the perimeter of this beautiful lake

Thank Plastic_Biddy
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Lucky4us13
26 June 2016|
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Response from Andrew H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you have probably been and gone,, no not that I know bike hiring is not available, but it would be a great idea, sorry I didn't get back to you sooner.
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David R
23 July 2015|
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Response from The_Brew_Master364 | Reviewed this property |
If you mean the tennis centre in Sebastopol, it is approximately 5.5 kms from Lake Wendouree.
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