Lake Daylesford, Daylesford

4.5
Lake Daylesford is a serene place to relax and enjoy nature. Plenty of benches all around the lake offer a place to sit and relax. For something more active, take a walk around the lake or along the paths, go for a swim, or take out a paddleboat. After that, a nice picnic or barbecue will be in order. There is also a cafe where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or a tea. Be sure to drink some water from the mineral spring. Use our Daylesford trip itinerary planner to add Lake Daylesford and other attractions to your Daylesford vacation plans.
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  • Originally the site of numerous abandoned diggings for gold and later a Chinese market garden, the Lake was formed when a dam was built across Wombat Creek in 1929. Walter Burley-Griffen was one of.....  more »
  • Beautiful setting and an easy stroll around in under an hour. Plentiful parking too. Cafe was shut when we were there so bring a picnic just in case!  more »
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  • Beautiful location to stop and grab a coffee. Plenty of walking / hiking tracks, swimming holes, bed and breakfast and accommodation options.
  • Superb swimming spot, even for those who are a little afraid of the Loch Ness Monster. Not a monster in sight just swimming bliss!

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