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Lake Colac

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Perfect weather for the lake

We stayed in Colac for the night and for a 'country' town it has everything you need to be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Caroline M
Melbourne, Australia
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Worth a visit

Lovely views over the lake, drove through the botanic gardens which are lovely. The lake is quite... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Berwick, Australia
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Colac, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Colac for the night and for a 'country' town it has everything you need to be comfortable. The best thing is the lake, it is beautiful. We did 3 walks at the lake, we did the bird sanctuary walk (take aeroguard as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Lovely views over the lake, drove through the botanic gardens which are lovely. The lake is quite large and has plenty of water at the moment

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maddiebo
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This lake has it all. Fishing, camping and swimming at Merrideth park on the north shore... scenery drives east and west... and the many stopping spots on the south side on the edge of town, Hard to beat.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Beside from the issue of the previous use of the lake as a dumping ground, it has been a big let down for the 3 years I’ve lived there. There is constant debate about it and honestly it should be filled in and developed over....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FredP1293
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Go down for a walk along the lake, a walk through the gardens adjoining the lake or sit in the car eating takeaway watching the sunset. All romantic ideas to me ;-)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ryland M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great place for a walk lot's of tracks for all abilities, walk,run or ride a bike,or you might like sit and relax and try to catch a fish

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Helen H
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Lake Colac has a Yacht club, that does not use this lake. Lake Colac has a Rowing club, that does not use this lake. It is the largest freshwater lake in Victoria, yet successive governments have simply neglected to do any maintenance other than the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

I with a small group to lake colac to see what it was like and surprisingly enough its was much bigger than what I thought it was. There's lots of space to go n have a picnic or just get lunch in town n drive...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank uteboy1972
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Had a great picnic in the gardens over looking the lake , fishing is ok with a license. Most water in lake for a number of years.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Dags1954
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It is a large expanse of water and possibly great for boating but the foreshore is not deeveloped at all and is not a great place to visit. The arwea visited had some grass and trees but full of weeds and rushes at the watewrline.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Oldjack
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17 July 2018|
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Response from Davoxx | Reviewed this property |
No, too far south for crocs.
Diana C
28 September 2016|
Response from Adpo01 | Reviewed this property |
There was still some water when we were their in May 2016. I understand the rain in recent weeks has lifted the level. However, as I do not live in Colac I cannot be more precise.