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Cardinia Reservoir Park

Cardinia Reservoir Landscape
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Cardinia Reservoir
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Cardinia Playground
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Kangaroo Flat Picnic Area
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Barbecue hardstand areas
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Aura Vale safety & rules
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Aura Vale
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Beautiful summer day
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Reservoir
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Kangaroo Mother & Baby
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Kangaroo Mother & Baby
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Kangaroos around a Picnic Table
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Lilly at Cardinia Park Reserve
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Kangaroos at Dusk
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Solid Fuel BBQ Area at Cardinia
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Water Tower
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Lake
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Lake
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Lake
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Playground
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Flowering Hakea Dagger
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Joey - Juvenile Kangaroo
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Laughing Kookaburra
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Crimson Rosella
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Cardinia reservoir
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Kangaroo on the Messmate Trail
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There are wood fired barbecues and picnic tab
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playground
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big open area
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Cardinia reservoir
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Plenty of space for a picnic
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Change of conditions

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  • The toilets at Henley Picnic Area are closed until further notice. Portable toilets are now available. There are toilets located at the Cardinia Reservoir Park picnic ground (via Wellington Road). at Aura Vale Lake (Henleys Picnic Area), Wednesday 14 February, 2018
  • The toilet blocks at Henleys Picnic area are closed until further notice. at Cardinia Reservoir Park, Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Park Statistics

  • Area:247ha
Cycling
Dog walking
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Playground
Short walk

Cardinia Reservoir Park is a great place for a family day out. The open parklands, picnic and barbecue areas and native bushland of Cardinia Reservoir Park are abounding with native wildlife and flora.

Have a picnic among the trees. Watch the Eastern Grey Kangaroos feeding at dusk, or basking in the sun along the kangaroo viewing trail. Enjoy panoramic views of the park from the many lookouts and vantage points or take a walk across the dam wall.  

Opening times

During daylight saving time, the park is open via the main gate from 9am - 8pm, and the Red Hill Road gate from 9am - 5pm.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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Popular things to do

  • Kangaroo viewing trail Cardinia Reservoir Park is home to several groups of wild kangaroos. These are best seen early in the morning or…

  • Kangaroo Flat Picnic Area Kangaroo Flat picnic area is a pleasant spot for a picnic. It has shelter and picnic tables. You are welcome…

  • Orienteering There is a permanent orienteering course set up in Cardinia Reservoir Park. Pick up a map from Orienteering Service of…

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