Lake Wendouree

Natural Attractions

Lake Wendouree has been a community destination for more than 150 years. Located in central Ballarat next to the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and near Victoria Park, Lake Wendouree offers a wide range of attractions and recreational activities both on and off the water.

Facilities include the six-kilometre Steve Moneghetti running and walking track, cycling trails, playgrounds and excellent picnic and BBQ facilities. The lake offers opportunities for fishing, sailing and rowing. The world-class 2000 metre rowing course hosted rowing events at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games and remains a venue for school, club and high-level rowing and sailing competitions.

Features:
Public toilets
BBQs
Playgrounds
Restaurants
Water pursuits including fishing
Rowing course
6km walking track
Home of rowing in the 1956 Olympics

Nearby Things to Do

View All
That Little Bookshop

That Little Bookshop

Ballarat North, Ballarat

Sew Darn Special

Sew Darn Special

Sebastopol, Ballarat

Outside view of Nursery

Spot on Pots and Nursery

Delacombe, Ballarat

Avenue of Honour

Go2000 Sightseeing

Alfredton, Ballarat

Country and Vintage Babes shop front

Country and Vintage Babes

Ballarat

Group photo with completed artworks

Pinot & Picasso Ballarat

Bakery Hill, Ballarat