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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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  • There is heaps of parking around here and it's a little out of town. Pretty lake to walk around or stop and have a coffee at a coffee shop. It's a little out of town, so I wouldn't go out of my way to...  more »
  • Walked the lake on a beautiful summer evening. Fantastic scenery and numerous places to drop in for a drink or food 
  • I visited for the Australia Day fireworks and festivities. It was great the city of Ballarat has so many options of things to see and do. I love the fact there are close public toilets and lots of par...  more »