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Just in town water activity

Goldfields reservoir is just on the Ballarat entry to town and is great to have a fish or ski... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
rodb780
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Maryborough, Australia
Relax by the lake or walk around it to enjoy bushland peace and quiet

Alovely place to stop...have a break from driving...or put kayaks in for the kids to have a paddle... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
lefleaxx
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Maryborough, Australia
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

A nice easy walk to enjoy with a bit of local history of its original use. Also has a handy site for caravans to park and dump waste.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Goldfields reservoir is just on the Ballarat entry to town and is great to have a fish or ski although water levels are critical due to the shallow nature of some areas. There is a great walking path around the small reservoir and toilets. For...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rodb780
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Goldfields Res (as the locals call it) is a great place to go for a nice walk around this quiet waterway. A good place to bring your kayak and paddle about. Also a great place to cool down with the kids in summer.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SharonDL650
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Located just out of town. Basic facilities including an undercover bbq. Pleasant walking track around the reservoir (1.7km). Water level seems low which makes the area less interesting. Nothing special but at least convenient.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank michaelcV7805BD
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our Car Club booked in for brekkie at this lovely building beside the Goldfields Reservoir at Maryborough, Victoria. Freshly squeesed orange juice was a lovely starter to our meals, my mini big brekkie of mushrooms, sausage, bacon and sram led egg with capsicum was excellent,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Judith S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Alovely place to stop...have a break from driving...or put kayaks in for the kids to have a paddle about...great place for a stroll...I think it is 1.7 km around the lake on mostly well trodden dirt paths...some areas to take pictures...especially early in the morning...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank lefleaxx
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Small reservoir and park on the outskirts of town on the road to Ballarat. Nothing spectacular, but nice to stop off for a while and walk around. It has shaded areas and picnic tables.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great walking track around the reservoir nice scenery and nice cool breeze off the water nice place for a picnic plenty of shade

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank rosko123
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I often stop here when visiting M'boro for some quiet time. The toilets are well maintained and there is a dump point for travellers. A walk track surrounds the lake, so it's great for those travelling with their dogs or just to stretch your legs.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Free barbecue area with seating. A path surrounding the water body allows for either a quiet stroll or a vigorous jog. I find this a delightful place to visit and would highly recommend visiting and especially at sunset. (But if mozzies like you "don't forget...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Rosalie F
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