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Short Walk From the Royal Mail

It is a short walk from the Royal Mail and a nice place to sit an relax by the lake. Enjoy a stroll... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Glen Waverley, Australia
A place to enjoy the views of the area

A great place to to walk and enjoy the peace of nature, listen to the birds enjoy the old trees... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
Charles A
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“caravan park”(3 reviews)
Macarthur St, Dunkeld, Victoria 3294, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hot dusty walk to a pleasant water feature and some nicely labelled trees. Saw some emus- which was great- but probably better to visit in in the cooler months.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank traveller-eater
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the 20-30 minute stroll around the lake. Some spectacular old gum trees and lovely views across the lake to Mt Abrupt. A photographers dream. The path is newly gravelled and easy to walk but there are lots of ants on the dirt sections...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

It is a short walk from the Royal Mail and a nice place to sit an relax by the lake. Enjoy a stroll around the lake or sit and watch the bird-life or take-in a view of Mt Sturgeon in the distance and ponder whether...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BHewe54
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The Arboretum has a great path around a lovely lake with great birdlife, you can also look around the old sawmill with lots of history. All with in walking distance of the caravan park and town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathy O
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

A great place to to walk and enjoy the peace of nature, listen to the birds enjoy the old trees numerous areas of native grasses. The lakes bring in the water birds and add another dimension to the area. Take time to stop and enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles A
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

There is great potential here but this newly established arboretum is still in its early stages. Still, a nice place for a walk, but beware..the place is overrun with bull ants. Make sure you are wearing something more than thongs or sandles and keep to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

So happy we went for this walk, while staying at the Royal Mail Hotel. Definitely recommend it. Nice easy walk from the Hotel. Lovely views.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Still in development I would say as most of the trees are not tall. Still a lovely place for a quiet stroll around the lovely lake. Lots of birdlife. Tables for picnics I think. Good paths and bridges. Not a defined carpark I could find.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

If in Dunkeld or passing through, definitely worth checking out. Peaceful location overlooking the Southern Grampians.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank matthew12345jucio
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Easy to find and enjoyable to walk around taking in all the gumtrees, oaks, bird life and croaking frogs. We were the only ones taking in the sunshine and fresh air last week and it was lovely. No amenities here so would be hesitant to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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