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Lake Esmond Botanical Park

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Family fun day.

Lake Edmond is great for a family Sunday outing, with BBQ facilitys & a playground. Grab a rug... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ballarat, Australia
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Love the place

Fist of all I'd like to say that if you want a pick nick then get your basket ready oh grab a... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
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6 days ago
“Family fun day.”
26 Nov 2018
“Love the place”
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233 Larter St, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lake Edmond is great for a family Sunday outing, with BBQ facilitys & a playground. Grab a rug, have a picnic or enjoy a dip in the water on the hotter days, chuck a rod in or even just a peaceful stroll around the lake....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alarnaha
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Fist of all I'd like to say that if you want a pick nick then get your basket ready oh grab a fishing rod. I've been visiting this place for over 30 years and it's not changed much, for the fishing fans it use to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MartinO1693
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to have a walk with the family, not as far to go around as lake Wendouree so much easier for little legs. Great playground and bbq area for a nice lunch while you're out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E2144ANvanessat
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A quiet restful spot near the heart of Ballarat. Surrounded by water reeds it makes for a pleasant walk on flat ground. You can walk up an incline to be above the Lake and find the playground.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is a flooded old quarry. A small puddle. It is only worth going to for dog walks. Please don't waste your time as a tourist.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank 884geneg
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

As a local I love going to lake esmond, weather it's for a walk, BBQ, playground or swim, it's got it all.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank jacinta A
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very peaceful place hidden in the central of Golden Point suburb of Ballarat. Only local knows this spot. Not as big as Lake Wendouree, but you can definitely take your friends or family here for some fun. Great exercise spot too if you walk a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank KiviZhang
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great place to walk. Several levels and varied surfaces. Ballarat City has seriously improved the built infrastructure. Great place for visitors and locals. It is much larger then it appears from road frontage. great place to explore. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Barry N
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Most locals dont even know about Lake esmond, so it is offten quiet and great for family and friends get together and picnic lunch. Not a large lake, but if want to get some exercise can do a couple of laps. There are a few...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Aus_travel_88
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a great little spot in the suburbs. I would be cautious of snakes in the warmer months myself. however there is a great little playground for the kids. The ducks love the stale bread and it is easy to walk around .

Date of experience: April 2015
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