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Lake Monger (Nyungar: Keiermulu) is a large urban wetland on the Swan Coastal Plain in suburban Perth, Western Australia nestled between the suburbs of Leederville, Wembley and Glendalough.PutLake Monger into our Leederville road trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Located less than 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the city of Perth and situated alongside the Mitchell Freeway, it runs approximately north-west to south-east towards the Swan River and consists of 70 hectares (170 acres) of mainly open shallow water, with an island of 1.3 hectares (3.2 acres) in the south-west corner. The 110 hectares (270 acres) of lake and the surrounding parklands are known as the Lake Monger Reserve.
The lake is used extensively for recreation and is a major tourist attraction, with up to 12000 visitors per week. Activities include bird watching and exercise.
A 3.8-kilometre (2.4 mi) paved walking/cycling track encircles the lake. Car parking, playground equipment, and barbecue facilities are also provided.
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We visited lake Monger with the dream to see a Southwestern snake-necked turtle (Chelodina colliei). We parked in one of the car parks along Lake Monger Drive on the Southern part of the lake. There..... more »
Lake Monger is part of an urban wetland; most other lakes and wetlands in the Perth area were drained for agriculture and urban development. Lake Monger is 5 km (3 miles) from the Perth CBD, along... more »
This is a great place for relaxing and morning exercise. I have been coming here to do some exercises for years. Has been part of my life now. Just brilliant!
Nice place but no coffee shops and if there was I could not find them kinda boring if you are not in to the wild life
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