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“Lovely to see water in the Lake again” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Wendouree

Lake Wendouree
Ranked #3 of 72 things to do in Ballarat
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Lake Wendouree, part of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, is an artifically created and maintained shallow urban lake.
Melbourne, Australia
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Lovely to see water in the Lake again”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

It's beautiful to walk around the lake any time of day.
Ducks and their little families often come up and visit.

Visited October 2012
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“Delightful vistas and great for walking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

Easy to walk around and plenty of drinking fountains along the way and, if you need it, cafes and restaurants

Visited February 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“A must to do when visiting Ballarat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

A good way to visit Lake Wendouree is to walk the 6 km walk around the lake, which gives you a chance to experience the sights and get some exercise at the same time.

Visited January 2013
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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“Sunset By the Lake”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

A short walk down Sturt street from the Ballarat Towncentre takes you to Lake Wendouree. We reached around the time the sun was setting over the lake and it presented a beautiful photo opportunity. The lake in itself is lovely, vast and surrounded by trees, a garden, houses and a pathway while you find seagulls, black swans and other birds in and over the lake as well. There was a pretty interesting fight we witnessed between two birds (seagulls) fighting over fish! The sunset itself was a spectacle!

Visited January 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“australia day bbq”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

this park was fantastic great kids play area. we has a aussie bbq with lots of picnic tables to choose from. Feeding ducks stale bead in the lake was fun but watch out for the tamed swans as they bite.The farmers market is on the second and last sat of the month and was there when we were with lots of fresh and local produce great free day active with kids

Visited January 2013
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