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Laanecoorie Ankers Causeway Picnic Area

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Eddington-Laanecoorie Road, Laanecoorie VIC 3463

Located on the Laanecoorie side of the bridge which crosses the reservoir on Eddington-Laanecoorie Road.

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This quiet picnic area alongside Ankers Causeway, Laanecoorie is a great spot for boating, fishing, and swimming in the Laanecoorie Reservoir. 

While there are no barbecue facilities available, there are several picnic tables scattered through the area. 

A large tree with strong, low-lying branches stands beside the water which makes a great climbing tree for children. 

There is a concrete boat ramp here and a large sign which displays boating safety information. Laanecoorie Reservoir is a popular spot for water skiing, fishing, power boating, jet skiing, rowing and canoeing.

Camping is not permitted at the Laanecoorie Ankers Causeway Picnic Area, however there is a fantastic campground nearby which is very popular for Caravans, RVs and tent camping at the Laanecoorie Loddon River Recreation Reserve.

Other places of interest around the Laanecoorie Reservoir:


  • There are heaps of fantastic swimming spots throughout the Victorian Goldfields, including the Loddon River, Cairn Curran Reservoir, Laanecoorie, Turpins Falls, and many more!
  • Kids love to climb! There are plenty of places throughout the Goldfields with great trees, rocks, fallen logs and more for kids to climb up, around and over.
  • Gold prospecting is the recreational act of searching for natural gold deposits in the ground using tools such as gold detectors, gold pans and gold sluices. The Goldfields region of Victoria is a popular destination for gold prospectors, with many of the world's largest alluvial gold nuggets found in the area!


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