Lake Connewarre Wildlife Reserve
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Lake Connewarre is a large shallow (average depth 100cm) estuarine lagoon in the lower reaches of the Barwon River. To the north of Lake Connewarre is Lake Reedy, a RAMSAR wetlands and field and game reserve.
How to Get There
Located about 90km south west of Melbourne, Lake Connewarre can be accessed by taking the Barwon Heads Road out of Geelong then turning at Lake Road and then Belcher's Road.
Park map on mobile devices
PDF maps of this park are available to download for Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. These interactive maps allow you to see an overview of visitor facilities, calculate distances, see walking tracks, and (with sufficient mobile signal) locate yourself within the park. To download these maps, you must first install the free Avenza PDF Maps application.
If you don’t have a mobile Apple device, these PDF maps are also available for download under the ‘Related publications’ section below.
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
Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963
- Blue Green Algae Community Update (PDF File 301.6 KB)
- Green Walks in the Park - Barwon Valley Park (PDF File 740.3 KB)
- Map - Lake Connewarre Wildlife Reserve (PDF File 748.1 KB)
Optimised for mobile devices.
- Park note - Lake Connewarre State Game Reserve (PDF File 1.4 MB)
- Park Note - Ramsar Wetlands (Port Phillip Bay and Bellarine Peninsula) (PDF File 424.2 KB)
- Picnic table/seat
23 May 2013
Works to build a new pedestrian underpass at Gibson Steps near Port Campbell are set to begin at the end of May. The $500,000 project will provide a safe link for walkers, extending the Great Ocean Walk to the Twelve Apostles Visitor Centre. Parks Victoria Ranger in Charge, Darren Shiell said …