The north of the Loddon Valley is blessed with waterways rich in fish, bird and animal life and offering many opportunities for walking, sight-seeing, angling and canoeing. The Boort Wetlands is the jewel in the crown of this aquatic wonderland.
With rivers, swamps and lakes surrounding the town, Boort is proving a popular destination for day visitors and holiday makers. The 400ha Lake Boort just south of the town is a semi-permanent freshwater wetland which features the greatest number of scar trees in Australia, made when Aborigines removed bark from the trees with stone tools for shelter, cooking uses or for drying possum skins. Lake Leaghur, north of the town, was one of the first lakes to be used for water skiing in Victoria. Its south end is a rich source of indigenous history, containing ring trees, scar trees and large cooking mounds. Lake Lyndger, originally the town common, has a high number of reptiles and kangaroos living in the surrounding timber and is a popular place to walk and cycle. Little Lake Boort is an attractive recreational lake which hosts a caravan park, swimming pool, parklands and tennis courts, while Woolshed Swamp and Yando Swamp are both notable for their wildlife and bird watching opportunities.
|Lake Boort Wildlife Reserve, Boort Victoria 3537|
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