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Lake Benalla Walking Track

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Address: Benalla, Victoria 3672, Australia

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Wilderness close at hand

As the walk is a circuit, once you start you are committed to walk for at least 30 minutes. There are a number of crossing points and islands to explore. I was impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

As the walk is a circuit, once you start you are committed to walk for at least 30 minutes. There are a number of crossing points and islands to explore. I was impressed with the variety of bird life that could be seen at close hand, including Wood Ducks, Eastern Rosellas, Blue Wrens, Sulphur Crested Cockatoos. You soon forget that... More 

Thank platypus150
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Benalla lake is surrounded by a beautiful, clean walking track which is an easy one-hour to complete. Half of it goes through bushland where I have seen wallabies, snakes, echidnas, platypus and a multitude of waterbirds. The other half goes past the art gallery, across the lesser-used stockbridge and back past the swimming pool. It is well-used by locals wanting... More 

Thank Stephen W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very pretty lake worth a stop to take some photos ! When we visited this spot it was very overcast ! I would love to visit again with my camera !

Thank Melvanden
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a beautiful walk with plenty of places to sit and rest along the way. Beautiful views and interesting waterfowl are there to see!.

Thank flowerdalejewel2
Benalla, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

great spot to take your mind off the stresses of everyday living. just check it isn't under water during flood times

Thank lm00re
Glenrowan, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Either running or walking the trail offers much. Close to town with many entry points everyone can enjoy it.

Thank Paul H
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lots of amenities, BBQs', playgrounds, seats, views. The path goes right around the whole lake so excellent for strollers, bikes, scooters and wheelchairs.

Thank gr0nk
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016

this place has a very beautiful view. You can walk or jog on the walking track. Early morning walk/jog is great with the view of fountain in middle of the lake.

1 Thank atulakavivaan
Benalla, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

A very pleasant 4.25km closed loop walk so that you end up back at your starting point without having to backtrack. The walk is basically around Lake Benalla and takes in a bit of everything, beautifull lake views with lots of waterbirds, a long stretch of bush, past the art gallery, under a historic bridge, past a historic colonial era... More 

1 Thank Dale J
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

The lake is a good feature of Benalla and the walking track is a pleasant way to see the lake and the garden areas. Well worth taking time to do and you get a little different perspective of the township of Benalla which apart for the lake is a fairly ;bland;' type of town.

Thank Oldjack

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