Lake Weeroona is the jewel in Bendigo’s crown. This beautiful ornamental lake and reserve, set on 18 hectares, was transformed from a dusty mining area in the 1870s. Take a walk around the picturesque lake, enjoy a coffee, a heart warming meal or a delicious homemade gelato. The kids will love the amazing playground and the wide open space to burn off some energy. To make the visit even more exciting, catch a vintage tram from the city centre to the lake.

Things to Do at Lake Weeroona:

  • Walk, jog or cycle around the lake – a 20 minute leisurely walk (approx)
  • Playground
  • Catch a tram to the lake
  • Catch a tram from the CBD
  • 10 minute walk from the CBD

Lake Weeroona Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • BBQs
  • Undercover areas
  • Carparking
  • Accommodation and other eateries close by

Getting There

Lake Weeroona is located in Napier Street (Midland Highway), Bendigo, 5 minutes north of the city centre.


From Alexandra Fountain – continue along High Street heading away from Melbourne. The lake is about 5 minutes from the fountain, on the left (follow the signs to Echuca).


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