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Address: Upper King River Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3678, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1800 801 065
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Lake William Hovell provides a great recreational area for fishing and...

Lake William Hovell provides a great recreational area for fishing and boating. At the southern section of Lake William Hovell is the entrance to the Alpine National Park. Discover a myriad of tracks for four-wheel driving, plus access to fishing spots, walking and mountain bike trails.

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We were just driving slowly through Cheshunt and saw the sign post for Lake William Hovell. What a beautiful drive to it, well worth a visit especially on one of the few sunny... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Edwina V
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were just driving slowly through Cheshunt and saw the sign post for Lake William Hovell. What a beautiful drive to it, well worth a visit especially on one of the few sunny Spring days we've had. The lake is splendid with an impressive spillway. It must be popular in the summer for people with a boat. So glad we... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a local from this area and love taking my dogs and the boat up to the lake for a fish or for a 4wd. There are also some great camping spots up here too! Very pretty! :)

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Thank Stacey E
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Beautiful spot, good facilities. Busy on long weekend but not overwhelming. Great for sailing and kayaks and fishing off shoreline or in small low powered tinnies.

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Thank carliz88
Shepparton, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

It was nice to visit the lake when it actually had water in it! We went on an investigation around the spill way and impressive outlook.

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Mount Isa, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

great views. no speed boats so great for kayaking and fishing. spectacular scenery and views to the mountains

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Thank PeterandMolly
Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Such a spectacular sceneries in marvellous spot. This is one of best places I have ever been. Would love to spend most of my weekends here.

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Thank Dyrock
Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

A fantastic spot to take the kids in summer. With no waterskiing on the lake, it's perfect for kayaking, swimming and fishing.

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Thank PJW1970
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This is hidden gem! It's usually nice and quiet and a great place to swim, canoe, fish and relax. There are camping options downstream and upstream of the lake - but not at the main formal picnic areas.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

A great place to camp and also some ripper 4wding and dirtbiking not far away. The king river flows into and out of this picturesque little lake, no powered boats over maybe 10 hp if that I think. Close to Whitfield and chestnut, wineries, pub ect. Good sized picnic area with toilets. Well worth a look if you are in... More 

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melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Nice size lake with boat ramps, plenty of parking and electric bbq and wc's. Very quiet in winter. About half an hour drive from Wangaratta.

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