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Lake Weeroona

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Midland Highway (corner of Napier Street and Nolan Street), Bendigo VIC 3550

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Features

  • Huge ornamental lake
  • Grassy lawns
  • Fenced playground
  • Free electric barbecues
  • Undercover picnic areas
  • Walking/cycling tracks
  • Drinking fountains
  • Rubbish bins
  • Toilets
Lake Weeroona is a beautiful ornamental lake surrounded by parkland in Bendigo, Victoria. Sweeping lawns sprawl along the waters edge with plenty of shady space for rest and recreation. 

Multiple undercover barbecue and picnic areas are located along Napier Street, along with a fantastic fenced adventure playground, toilets and information signs. 

Take a walk or cycle around the lake along the provided pathways. The walk around takes approximately twenty minutes at a leisurely pace. 

Fishing is popular at Lake Weeroona. According to the Victorian Fisheries Authority, Lake Weeroona: contains only goldfish and redfin as trout stocking in the 1970's proved unsuccessful.

A variety of water birds inhabit Lake Weeroona. An illustrated information sign by the water shows some of the species you might spot during your visit. The sign displays the following text:

Feathered Occupants

Our home has some local residents.

From time to time many others fly in and visit.

How many of us can you identify?

You are welcome to stay and watch us swimming, diving, flying waddling, courting, eating and resting in our home.

You might even see a tortoise or a native water rat.

Our home is full of surprises - you just have to sit quietly and watch.
  • Darter
  • Eurasian Coot
  • Black Duck
  • Ibis
  • Dusky Moorhen
  • Pelican
  • Purple Swamphen
  • Little Pied Cormorant
  • Australian Wood Duck
SEE ALSO

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DID YOU KNOW...

  • There are so many excellent playgrounds tucked away in little-known places. Take a look through this great list of playgrounds throughout the Victorian Goldfields.
  • There are hundreds of fantastic barbecue areas throughout the Victorian Goldfields. Some are in parks/playgrounds, others are scattered throughout the bush. Many barbecue areas are located alongside amazing attractions and walks, so go out for a barbecue and get exploring!
 

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