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Ess Lagoon Reserve

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Enjoyed an overnight stay right next to the lagoon. Quiet spot, walking distance to town centre. 3... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seaford, South Australia, Australia
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On visit to Casterton saw sign to this lagoon and decided to take a look. What a lovely area so... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
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Noss Rd, Casterton, Victoria 3311, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an overnight stay right next to the lagoon. Quiet spot, walking distance to town centre. 3 hotels but only one did lunches. The meal from the Glenelg Inn was woeful. Town has the most amazing variety of architecture. Lots of Art Deco.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 352anitar
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

On visit to Casterton saw sign to this lagoon and decided to take a look. What a lovely area so close to town with picnic tables available under beautiful river red gums. Spotted a family out fishing with their children. Really worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rae1953
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very peaceful spot to sit and relax, fish and walk around. Also free camp here the town is quaint. Also exercise equipment there to use

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The Ess Lagoon is a lovely place to visit. It has Lot of trout and Redfin in it if you like fishing. The kids will love it . It is also a lovely spot for camping , which is free , for caravans or tents...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank grcondon
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed two nights in this beautiful free camp. As close to perfect as you can get. Great town and friendly locals. Only self contained. Totally safe town.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank christines1234
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We chanced upon this spot when it was raining, so didn't explore thoroughly, but we would certainly have a break from driving here next time we are in Casterton.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Konie
Reviewed 9 December 2017

There is not much there but perhaps that is its strength. It is a nice place to let the dog walk or to sit quietly with a book. we found it quite small and the caravanning nearby distracts.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Whilst visiting Casterton, we decided to drive around this great little town in Western Victoria. We came across this picturesque & quite lagoon which is on the town's "Kelpie Walking Trail". We understand the lagoon is stocked with trout for those people keen on fishing.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Indy215
Reviewed 8 March 2017

pitty no free bbq except wood one no fish did try is some nice tin statue not sure who made it but is cool and has a list of wildlife in area mainley birds

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

picturesque spot that offers free camping in a tranquil setting. ess lagoon is regularly stocked with trout.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JohnG3121
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