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Lake Benalla Walking Track

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Address: Benalla, Victoria 3672, Australia

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Wilderness close at hand

As the walk is a circuit, once you start you are committed to walk for at least 30 minutes. There are a number of crossing points and islands to explore. I was impressed with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

As the walk is a circuit, once you start you are committed to walk for at least 30 minutes. There are a number of crossing points and islands to explore. I was impressed with the variety of bird life that could be seen at close hand, including Wood Ducks, Eastern Rosellas, Blue Wrens, Sulphur Crested Cockatoos. You soon forget that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Benalla lake is surrounded by a beautiful, clean walking track which is an easy one-hour to complete. Half of it goes through bushland where I have seen wallabies, snakes, echidnas, platypus and a multitude of waterbirds. The other half goes past the art gallery, across the lesser-used stockbridge and back past the swimming pool. It is well-used by locals wanting... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very pretty lake worth a stop to take some photos ! When we visited this spot it was very overcast ! I would love to visit again with my camera !

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Hazeldene
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a beautiful walk with plenty of places to sit and rest along the way. Beautiful views and interesting waterfowl are there to see!.

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Benalla, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

great spot to take your mind off the stresses of everyday living. just check it isn't under water during flood times

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Glenrowan, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Either running or walking the trail offers much. Close to town with many entry points everyone can enjoy it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Lots of amenities, BBQs', playgrounds, seats, views. The path goes right around the whole lake so excellent for strollers, bikes, scooters and wheelchairs.

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Thank gr0nk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

this place has a very beautiful view. You can walk or jog on the walking track. Early morning walk/jog is great with the view of fountain in middle of the lake.

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Benalla, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

A very pleasant 4.25km closed loop walk so that you end up back at your starting point without having to backtrack. The walk is basically around Lake Benalla and takes in a bit of everything, beautifull lake views with lots of waterbirds, a long stretch of bush, past the art gallery, under a historic bridge, past a historic colonial era... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The lake is a good feature of Benalla and the walking track is a pleasant way to see the lake and the garden areas. Well worth taking time to do and you get a little different perspective of the township of Benalla which apart for the lake is a fairly ;bland;' type of town.

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