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Ess Lagoon Reserve

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What a great camping area in Casterton. Very quiet, clean and relaxed area with plenty of room for... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
Gordon H
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Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia
The Best Things In Life Are Free!

On the way from Hamilton Victoria through to Naracoorte South Australia, saw the roadside sign for... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2019
branham2016
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

What a great camping area in Casterton. Very quiet, clean and relaxed area with plenty of room for people and dogs and secluded parking if required.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed April 25, 2019

On the way from Hamilton Victoria through to Naracoorte South Australia, saw the roadside sign for ESS Lagoon driving out of Casterton and decided to pull in and stretch legs. So glad we did! This really a beautiful picturesque quiet area to rest, have a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank branham2016
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed an overnight stay right next to the lagoon. Quiet spot, walking distance to town centre. 3 hotels but only one did lunches. The meal from the Glenelg Inn was woeful. Town has the most amazing variety of architecture. Lots of Art Deco.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 352anitar
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

On visit to Casterton saw sign to this lagoon and decided to take a look. What a lovely area so close to town with picnic tables available under beautiful river red gums. Spotted a family out fishing with their children. Really worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rae1953
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Very peaceful spot to sit and relax, fish and walk around. Also free camp here the town is quaint. Also exercise equipment there to use

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

The Ess Lagoon is a lovely place to visit. It has Lot of trout and Redfin in it if you like fishing. The kids will love it . It is also a lovely spot for camping , which is free , for caravans or tents...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank grcondon
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed two nights in this beautiful free camp. As close to perfect as you can get. Great town and friendly locals. Only self contained. Totally safe town.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank christines1234
Reviewed December 18, 2017

We chanced upon this spot when it was raining, so didn't explore thoroughly, but we would certainly have a break from driving here next time we are in Casterton.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Konie
Reviewed December 8, 2017

There is not much there but perhaps that is its strength. It is a nice place to let the dog walk or to sit quietly with a book. we found it quite small and the caravanning nearby distracts.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Whilst visiting Casterton, we decided to drive around this great little town in Western Victoria. We came across this picturesque & quite lagoon which is on the town's "Kelpie Walking Trail". We understand the lagoon is stocked with trout for those people keen on fishing.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Indy215
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