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MAGIC

Beautiful for walking around It also has a boat house where you can sit with a coffee or have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KimB346
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Melbourne
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Perfect escape for the weekend.

Rented an apartment by the lake and enjoyed it. The lake is popular but tranquil. Can easily be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Malvoleo
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Melbourne, Australia
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Leggatt Street, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a pleasing smallish man-built lake. Having deciduous trees makes for a changing background across the seasons. It is worth a stroll around if you are in town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for coffee by the Lake but you are not welcome if you don’t order food. So they seem to want to discourage locals from attending. Very disappointed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LunaAmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful for walking around It also has a boat house where you can sit with a coffee or have lunch. Parking is right outside and the view from the restaurant is magical on a summer or winter day. So worth visiting

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KimB346
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rented an apartment by the lake and enjoyed it. The lake is popular but tranquil. Can easily be walked around. The absence of a place for some good quality coffee was the only disappointment.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malvoleo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would have to be a MUST on a trip to Daylesford, The food was sensational, in taste and presentation, Service was excellent, and the wine list was extensive. The atmosphere of the place was perfect.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sigi Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful, easy walking paths that take you around the Daylesford Lake. Lots of water birds on the lake & native birds in the lush bush surrounds. Picnic & bbq areas, playgrounds, public toilets & cafes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 66Pablo
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The lake covers the remains of the old gold mining operation. A great solution for an ugly scar. Easy ramble along the edge with the lake on one side and great specimen trees on the other. Quiet, uncrowded and just long enough to be considered...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Veggout
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

After breakfast at the Boathouse we decided to walk the lake as the weather was perfect. The views from all sides of the lake are well worth the time it takes to get around. We did notice that paddle boats and small kayaks for hire...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WayneAP
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Beautiful, relatively level walk around the lake on good, wide gravel paths with some boardwalk areas that allow you to hang out over the river. Lots of bird life - black swans etc. parking, small playground and nice little spot for a picnic. Lovely little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crewemmaj
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful walk around the lake on a spring day! The walking track is well marked with lots of places with resting chairs to stop along the way, reasonably flat for the most part of the walk! In a beautiful day it is blissful to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nygen14
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