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Lake Wendouree, Ballarat
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As you circle Lake Wendouree along the tree-lined path, you'll pass by Ballarat’s beautiful botanical gardens, as well as playgrounds, picnic areas, and several cafes. An old electric tram gives short, scenic rides. Wildlife is in abundance, and you will see freshwater fish, birds, and small animals. Used for the 1956 Olympic rowing events, the lake now hosts various regattas. Crews in boats of various shapes and sizes practice on the water throughout the year. Should you wish to join them, there are boat tours and boat rental facilities along the shoreline. A visit to Lake Wendouree represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ballarat vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • At Lake Wendouree now we have baby Black Swans taking their first swim. Nothing is as sweet as a cute downy cygnet wandering around with Mum and Dad looking for food. Some of the hatchings have been 4...  more »
  • The lake is such a beautiful place to have a leisurely walk around in the sun , but mind you in winter time , it gets mighty cold , so pick your day . 
  • We visit regularly. Whether to exercise or have a coffee, take the family for a picnic or BBQ it has something for every age group. Can get a bit windy at times also. A day by the lake is fun the lake...  more »