6 Lake/ River/ Ponds in Australia that you should visit - With photos & details

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6 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Australia

Sixth largest country in the world, lying between Pacific and Indian Ocean. Home to natural features and bio diversity that is not seen in any other part of the world.

Anakie Gorge WalkAnakie Gorge Walk, Staughton Vale VIC 3340, Australia

Anakie Gorge Walk is a 11.3 kilometer loop trail located near Staughton Vale, Victoria, Australia that features a lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. The Anakie Gorge is steep and rocky, making for picturesque views with dry forest and high escarpments.

Lake CataniLake Catani, Mount Buffalo VIC 3740, Australia

An artifical lake in Mount Buffalo National Park. Lake Catani provided a popular venue for visitors, with boating and fishing in summer and ice-skating in winter. A campground is located near the shores of the lake.

Lysterfield ParkHorswood Rd, Lysterfield VIC 3156, Australia

Lysterfield Park was the venue for mountain biking events of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. It features a wide array of trails suitable for XC and trail MTB riding.

Murray-Sunset National ParkUnderbool Track, Murray-Sunset VIC 3490, Australia

A favorite for bushwalkers as the nearest semi-arid region to Melbourne. Hikes include circuits of Lake Crosbie and Lake Kenyon, and the three-day Sunset walking track. The special attraction here is the pink lakes. In late summer a red pigment, carotene, is secreted from the alga Dunaliella salina and gives a distinct pink color to the lake.

Shallow InletShallow Inlet, Victoria, Australia

A shallow, curving, 18 square kilometers tidal embayment with a single channel to the sea. The inlet has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because it supports over 1% of the world populations of double-banded plovers and red-necked stints, and has supported the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.

Wattamolla BeachWattamolla Beach, Royal National Park NSW 2233, Australia

With a cove, a lagoon, a waterfall, and a beach, it is a beautiful isolated spot in Royal National Park.