Lake Seppings, Albany

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Lake Seppings is a freshwater lake located within the city of in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.DescriptionThe lake is 3km east-north-east of the Albany city centre. The main bitumen roads that border Lake Seppings are Golf Links Road to the east, Troode Street to the north, Collingwood Road, Drew Street/Sleeman Avenue to west and Lake Seppings Drive to the south. The lake is nearly completely surrounded by a 2.7km compacted gravel footpath and wooden walkways. A wooden bird hide has been built along the western side of the lake. A car park for access to the path is located along Golf Links Road.Lake Seppings is approximately 1.1km in length (from north to south) and the north end is approximately 400m in width. The lake narrows toward the southern end and the path crosses the lake approximately before the southern tip. The lake is situated in the Lake Seppings nature reserve that has a total area of.FaunaLake Seppings is regarded as an excellent place for bird watching, particularly for water-birds. Over one hundred different species of birds have been recorded on and about the lake. Wading species are often seen along the margins of the lake such as the Australian white ibis, yellow-billed spoonbill and the white-faced heron. Several species such as the blue-billed duck, musk duck, black swan, hoary-headed grebe, Australian pelican and Eurasian coot can be seen regularly on the surface of the lake. Birds that can be spotted amongst the lake vegetation include spotless crake, masked lapwing, dusky moorhen, purple swamphen and buff-banded rail.
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  • May 7, 2017
    An unusual lake being freshwater & being immediately behind the sand dunes of Middleton Beach There is a track around it's perimeter but parts are becoming run down & could do with some TLC Great spot...  more »
  • April 1, 2017
    A nice walk around a lake with quite a lot of wildlife. The grass is well maintained and it is easy underfoot. It is so quiet over the far side but coming back it follows the road. There are plenty of...  more »
  • November 15, 2016
    It is a relatively large lake in what is a developed are just at the back of Middleton beach and has some good walking trails. On the beach side in November there is signage to watch for turtles that ...  more »

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While virtually free of large hotels, Albany does offer visitors a vast selection of guesthouses, motels, and rental apartments. Many of these are conveniently within the city center, perfect for sightseeing. If you prefer to stay closer to the beaches and a bit farther from the center, the suburbs of Middleton Beach and Emu Point are the places to go. Also on the coast, the Collingwood Park area is the best choice for golfers, with the 18-hole Albany Golf Course just around the corner.
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