Outdoor Activities

Biking

Discover cycling trails within our Volcanic Lakes and...

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Fishing

Fish local rivers or volcanic...

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Golf

Tee off in the Volcanic Lakes and...

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Trails & Lookouts

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Walking

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Koroit Heritage Trail

Grab a brochure online or from the Koroit Bakery and treat yourself to a journey through the town’s fascinating...

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Couple feeding ducks at Cobden Lake

Cobden Lake

Cobden Lake is fed by Cobden Creek and has a paved walk and viewing platforms around it’s circumference. Visitors can enjoy...

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Male taking a swing at Golf

Terang Golf Club

18 Hole tree lined course and watered couch grass fairways, grass greens and six bunkers. There are many native trees and...

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Couple standing at Red Rock Lookout overlooking the volcanic plains

Red Rock Lookout

Enjoy the views over Victoria’s largest permanent inland lake.  Look over to the west and you will see scattered volcanic...

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Panoramic view of Lake Corangamite

Lake Corangamite

Lake Corangamite is the largest permanent salt-water lake in Australia, with a surveyed area of over 23,000...

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Panoramic view of Deep Lake

Deep Lake Recreation Reserve

Deep Lake is just 4.5km from the beautiful township of Derrinallum in South West Victoria and is located just off the Hamilton...

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Girl sitting on the river bank

Fishing Local Rivers

From the volcanic plains and Otway Ranges to the coast our rivers and streams traverse a landscape of lakes, conical peaks,...

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Little boy and little girl on their bike at Koroit Botanic Gardens

Koroit Botanic Gardens

Take a break in the refreshing, green Koroit Botanic...

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Mount Elephant

Visible from 60 kilometres in every direction, Mount Elephant dominates the landscape and now you have the chance to put yourself...

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Female on the Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail Trestle Bridge with a bicycle

Camperdown to Timboon Rail Trail

The completed 34km Camperdown to Timboon trail is a wonderful family adventure, dotted with statuesque trestle bridges and...

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Skipton Golf Club

9 Hole course gently undulating, watered tees, grass greens and surrounds. Tree lined...

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Camperdown Golf Course

18 hole golf course set in a volcanic crater with views across the green towards Lake Bullen Merri and Lake...

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View of the rotunda

Tandarook Botanic Gardens

Tandarook Botanic Gardens, established in 1981, are located in a part of town and on a property that has had many...

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Lismore Golf Club

9 Hole course. Gently undulating, tree lined fairways and lake but no...

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Lady walking down the jetty at Lake Purrumbete

Lake Purrumbete

Lake Purrumbete is an attractive volcanic lake that fishes well for trout and chinook salmon. With an average depth of 45m and a...

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View of the jetty leading into Lake Elingamite

Lake Elingamite

The crater rim above the lake offers great views and a strong impression of the volcanic nature of the...

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Lady walking down the jetty at Lake Purrumbete

Fishing in the Volcanic Lakes & Plains

Find your own space on this crystal clear volcanic lake on the southern outskirts of...

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View of Simpson Lake with the rotunda in the background and a bench in the foreground

Heytesbury Settlement Historical Park

The Heytesbury Settlement Historic Park is located on the banks of Simpson Lake and commemorates the development of the...

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Bicycle leaning against the pillar of the jetty on Lake Bullen Merri

A Mount, 3 Lakes, Cake & Coffee

Distance 46.8km Elevation gained:...

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Cobden Golf Club

Come and have a hit of golf on the picturesque course- whether you are a novice or more experienced golfer you will be sure to...

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Person sitting at the end of the jetty at Lake Tooliorook

Lake Tooliorook

Picturesque sand bottomed Lake Tooliorook is located 5km from Lismore. The lake offers good fishing and boating amenity and...

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Female walking through the main entrance of the Camperdown Botanic Garden

Camperdown Botanical Gardens

These magnificent  gardens are perched above the two volcanic crater lakes of Lake Bullen Merri and Lake Gnotuk and are a...

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Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail Trestle Bridge

Ballarat Skipton Rail Trail

Enjoy this wonderful 53km trail in parts or plan a wonderful weekend meandering through historic goldfields sites, traversing a...

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Female overlooking Lake Bullen Merri and Lake Gnotuk

Lake Bullen Merri and Gnotuk Lookout

A fantastic lookout. An interpretive sign describes the dynamics of the lakes and the reasons for their differing...

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Be Inspired

Dreaming of Scotland? Trek Victoria's Volcanic Lakes and Plains

With a winter carpet of emerald green, morning mist on sapphire lakes, hill walking and charming historic towns you could be forgiven for thinking...

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Adventure is at your fingertips

Come and experience the stunning natural surrounds of the Volcanic Lakes and Plains. Use our interactive map to plan your journey. Try out some of...

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