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Doaks Reserve

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Kimbolton-Axedale Road, Axedale VIC 3551

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  • Fishing
  • Kayaking / canoeing
  • Picnic table
Doaks Reserve is a basic riverside reserve on the Campaspe River, just five minutes down the road from Lake Eppalock and twenty minutes from Bendigo.

Doaks Reserve is a great spot for fishing and kayaking. The bank down to the water is fairly steep but it is still accessible. There is a rope swing attached to a tree with a make-shift wooden ladder going up the trunk, but swimming is not advised here as you can see many submerged logs and branches in the water. 

A dirt/gravel track travels through the reserve to the Campaspe River, ending in a loop with plenty of clear space to park. 2wd vehicles will make it into this reserve in dry conditions. The only visitor facility here is a steel picnic table.



  • Camping is a great way to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Many campgrounds are located close to interesting attractions and historic sites, and the Goldfields region is certainly not lacking in fascinating things to discover. 


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