Lake Daylesford
Lake Daylesford
4.5
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EndlessTravels
Greater Melbourne, Australia35,492 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
A visit to Daylesford wouldn’t be complete without visiting the Lake. Most people head to the main carpark at the boathouse but I find that Ruthven st is the best spot to park as it’s close to bridge.
Written 3 February 2024
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Peter M
Daylesford, Australia602 contributions
Jan 2024 • Couples
Amazing to be here again. Been here most years over 30 years. It still surpasses expectations and is a stunning epicurean experience. Today the kingfish and the calamari dishes were world class. I love this place
Written 12 January 2024
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,046 contributions
Nov 2023 • Friends
This artificial lake is a tourist attraction. It was planned by well-known American town planner and architect Walter Burley Griffin, in the late 1920s. The Lake was opened by the Governor Lord Somers in 1930. Lake Daylesford is now a feature of this resort community..
Written 11 November 2023
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Cris H
Pittsburgh, PA450 contributions
Sept 2023 • Solo
This park is always lovely for a walk around the lake. The half Loop that has the boathouse on. It is really quite pretty. It’s fairly flat and well-maintained so easily accessible for all the other half that is across the road is bumpy rough to maintain and requires you to walk on the road part of the way it’s always a nice start but it’s a quick 30 minute walk around the lake there’s not much else to do and the café is over priced
Written 23 September 2023
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Shan
Melbourne, Australia6 contributions
July 2023
This was a lovely place to walk with gorgeous views and the ducks were so cute took plenty of photos and will definitely be back to walk here again
Written 18 August 2023
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Simon B
City of Greater Geelong, Australia2,776 contributions
July 2023 • Family
The beautiful heart of Daylesford. Lovely anytime of year.
Even mid-winter, grey and drizzly.
Still makes for a joyful stroll around the calming lakeside.
Written 2 July 2023
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Molly V
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions
June 2023 • Solo
Well-established and easy walking trail around the lake, enjoyed the walk very much about my doggy 🙌🏻 we went twice during our 4 day stay in Daylesford!
Written 30 June 2023
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Stephen C
Wollongong, Australia775 contributions
June 2023 • Friends
Fantastic little well maintained track around Daylesford's lake with lots of bird life. Pleasant stroll with suitable low level up and down around the perimeter, lots of stop off points and view points and seating.
Great for photographers and well used by residents/visitors and dog walkers.
Evan saw a few (3) of the locals you take a daily early morning dips in the 10 degree refreshing waters.
Lots of historic interest and some great posted information along the route.
Highly recommend at least one stroll around if visiting the area.
Written 16 June 2023
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KLM3199
Melbourne,282 contributions
Apr 2023 • Friends
Lake Daylesford never disappoints, how could it? It has magnificent views from the walking track the entire way around and gives you views to the beautiful lakeside properties. It’s really beautiful.
Written 2 April 2023
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bobjanh
Brisbane, Australia2,233 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
A pleasant spot for a wander with plenty of walking tracks on offer. The lake itself attracts a bit of birdlife and there are a number of historic sites and information from the early mining days.

A spot for a bit of fresh area near the centre of Daylesford.
Written 14 March 2023
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