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Time for a stroll

Great venue to take a leisurely walk around the circumference of the lake. Normally takes around... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
great place to relax or go for a walk/run

also well presented is this place, the local council keep this place, parklands and facilities in... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
rob c
Melbourne, Australia
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Lillydale Lake is open at all times and has a range of facilities and activities to suit everyone, including an all-abilities playground, outdoor fitness station, walking tracks, wetlands, fishing jetties, BBQ's, picnic shelters, sandy beach areas...more
435 Swansea Rd, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
+61 1300 368 333
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All reviews coffee van picnic tables bbq facilities lovely place children's playground walk around family and friends beautiful place to visit water birds lots of parking play ground play area dog walking sunny day nice place to go toilet block sandy beach
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Great venue to take a leisurely walk around the circumference of the lake. Normally takes around three quarters of an hour depending on what alternatives you choose. Lovely setting with plenty of bird life throughout. Large playground for the kids as well as other aspects...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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YRCouncil, Business Development at Lilydale Lake, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

We think its a great resource for the region and it also connects via pathways to the Lilydale to Warburton Rail trail and Carrum to Warburton trail.

Reviewed September 10, 2018

also well presented is this place, the local council keep this place, parklands and facilities in excellent condition. great place to just relax, bbq, picnic, or go for a walk or run around the lake on the dedicated track which is large for all, including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale Lake, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

thank you. We love our Lake and did you know it connects to the Carrum to Warburton trail too?

Reviewed July 20, 2018

Lovely place for families and young children. Well maintained paths, park areas and great water playground for kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed July 3, 2018

You could have a picnic here (there's electric bbq's, picnic tables, toilets, playgrounds etc.) but the best thing to do here is have a half hour walk around the lake. There's lots of birds to watch, and native flora to admire.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Lilydale lake: It is a pleasant way to have a nice walk whether you want it to be leisurely or are intent on improving your basic fitness. You can do as many circuits as you like and there are water birds to observe on your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

Today we saw a baked potato van and an icecream van. Children were in the playground, radio controlled yachts were racing, and many people were walking, running, cycling, and dog walking around the 2.5km lake circuit. I was amazed at how many bird species were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

I enjoy going there for Fish and Chips with Aaron and Cherie. Also I enjoy feeding the magpies and playing on the swings.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Brought a picnic lunch here on the school holidays which we ate at one of the many park benches around the walking paths. We then had a nice stroll around the lake, stopping a few times to look at bridges and other features. A nice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ccl_1978
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Close to town this man made lake is the hub of activity on weekends. Hard to get a park. Everywhere there are people having picnics and BBQ's. People walking dogs or running/walking around the lake. A basic lap takes about 30mins. There are toilets. On...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Walk around the lake twice a day with my two dogs. It’s such a shame the council will not put a fence around the dog off lead place the one that’s near the road. No one uses it as it’s too close to the busy...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Lilla T
November 24, 2018|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and as mentioned there is a free running area too
Kim D
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Debbi W | Reviewed this property |
They're free, just push the button to start the gas. But it takes AGES to Herat up to cooking temperature, so allow plenty of time, and keep checking the gas is still going, you may have to push the button again for extra... More
September 21, 2017|
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Response from PammyM_46 | Reviewed this property |
I think they may during the holidays and at weekends. I am not really sure.