Cockatoo Lake Recreation Reserve

Parks and Gardens

Situated approximately 30 kilometres North of Naracoorte, Cockatoo Lake is a favourite spot for yabbying, water skiing, walking and fishing.

Free camping is available and includes a beautiful view over the water and a flat green area to park the van or pitch a tent.

The lake is seasonal and water level is dependent on rainfall.

Features include:

Toilets, Fixed Fire Places – subject to fire restrictions, Pet Friendly – provided pets are on a leash, Mobile Phone Coverage, Boat ramp, Free camping.


Boating Facilities Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly


Free Entry

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