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Great place to walk, bbq, take the kids go for a picnic. The location is great and there's plenty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Time for a stroll

Great venue to take a leisurely walk around the circumference of the lake. Normally takes around... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Lillydale Lake is open at all times and has a range of facilities and activities to suit everyone, including an all-abilities playground, outdoor fitness station, walking tracks, wetlands, fishing jetties, BBQ's, picnic shelters, sandy beach areas...more
435 Swansea Rd, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
+61 1300 368 333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk, bbq, take the kids go for a picnic. The location is great and there's plenty of space

Date of experience: December 2018
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YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback on the Lillydale Lake. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great venue to take a leisurely walk around the circumference of the lake. Normally takes around three quarters of an hour depending on what alternatives you choose. Lovely setting with plenty of bird life throughout. Large playground for the kids as well as other aspects...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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YRCouncil, Business Development at Lilydale Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

We think its a great resource for the region and it also connects via pathways to the Lilydale to Warburton Rail trail and Carrum to Warburton trail.

Reviewed 10 September 2018

also well presented is this place, the local council keep this place, parklands and facilities in excellent condition. great place to just relax, bbq, picnic, or go for a walk or run around the lake on the dedicated track which is large for all, including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

thank you. We love our Lake and did you know it connects to the Carrum to Warburton trail too?

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Lovely place for families and young children. Well maintained paths, park areas and great water playground for kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 3 July 2018

You could have a picnic here (there's electric bbq's, picnic tables, toilets, playgrounds etc.) but the best thing to do here is have a half hour walk around the lake. There's lots of birds to watch, and native flora to admire.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lilydale lake: It is a pleasant way to have a nice walk whether you want it to be leisurely or are intent on improving your basic fitness. You can do as many circuits as you like and there are water birds to observe on your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Today we saw a baked potato van and an icecream van. Children were in the playground, radio controlled yachts were racing, and many people were walking, running, cycling, and dog walking around the 2.5km lake circuit. I was amazed at how many bird species were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I enjoy going there for Fish and Chips with Aaron and Cherie. Also I enjoy feeding the magpies and playing on the swings.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Brought a picnic lunch here on the school holidays which we ate at one of the many park benches around the walking paths. We then had a nice stroll around the lake, stopping a few times to look at bridges and other features. A nice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Close to town this man made lake is the hub of activity on weekends. Hard to get a park. Everywhere there are people having picnics and BBQ's. People walking dogs or running/walking around the lake. A basic lap takes about 30mins. There are toilets. On...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Lilla T
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and as mentioned there is a free running area too
Kim D
30 March 2018|
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Response from Debbi W | Reviewed this property |
They're free, just push the button to start the gas. But it takes AGES to Herat up to cooking temperature, so allow plenty of time, and keep checking the gas is still going, you may have to push the button again for extra... More
21 September 2017|
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Response from PammyM_46 | Reviewed this property |
I think they may during the holidays and at weekends. I am not really sure.