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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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A beautiful place with some amazing old residences. The weather was not the best however from what... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tomranda
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Melboue
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Great adventure

So much to do & see on your family adventure. We enjoyed the parks, the wildlife ducks & swans. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz C
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Au
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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” (85 reviews)
“black swans” (51 reviews)
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Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful place with some amazing old residences. The weather was not the best however from what we saw I would highly recommend you take the time to stop by. There are restaurants on the waterfront, beaches, playgrounds and picnic areas galore. Plenty to do...More

Thank tomranda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to do & see on your family adventure. We enjoyed the parks, the wildlife ducks & swans. The facilities are clean and frequent. A beautiful place to explore and walk around.

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great spot for a walk, about 6km right round which is perfect for a decent walk. So pretty with lots to see along the way, drinking fountains, exercise stations and great cafes.

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with the family. Although it was freezing cold it was such a pretty place to see. Cant wait for the nicer weather so we can have a picnic and the kids can really enjoy themselves.

Thank bronsands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure to stop by when you are in ballarat. This is a good place to take photos. Really great view. Also near botanic gardens that you can visit as well. Strolled along the lake and a good weather that day. Very cooling when we...More

Thank hsng88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Wendouree is 6 km in circumference and is a good 1 hour walk to get around. It is well paved and many people run. jog and cycle on the Steve Moneghetti track around the Lake. It is basically flat and a wheelchair can access...More

Thank Dinokym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What's not to love about Lake Wendouree. A great place for a walk, run, bike ride, or a play with the kids. Plenty of parks, tram rides, cafes and of course... the swans to feed. A beautiful scenic walk around the lake on a sunny...More

Thank MrsYard
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place has to be one of the best park land precincts in Victoria, the adventure playground is great for up to young Teens. a tram trip well worth the time Ballarat is living history.

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely lake with walking path, lots of birdlife, excellent adventure playground for the kids, so glad we went. We went at dusk and it was so pretty with the moon rising over the lake.

Thank tk288662
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained iconic lake. Went in winter for a stroll and loved seeing the swans and wildlife! Would love to return in summer!!

Thank RobnBec
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Lucky4us13
25 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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