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Things to do

Bird watching
Four wheel driving
Medium walk / Day walk
Scenic drive
Short walk
  • birds - mallee ringneck

    Birdwatching Rich with a variety of birdlife ranging from wetland species such as pelicans, ducks and spoonbills to dry mallee specialists such as the Malleefowl and Emu Wrens. When in flood,…

  • camping - relaxing by river

    Camping Lake Mournpall and Lake Hattah camping The campgrounds at Lake Mournpall and Lake Hattah have non-flush toilets, fireplaces and picnic tables. Advance bookings and payment are required year round for…

  • canoe

    Canoeing When the water levels are suitable the lake system offers excellent opportunities for canoeing. During flood times, the water can extend many kilometres from the lakes. Be sure to take…

  • cycling - bush

    Cycling There are suitable tracks for cycling around Lake Hattah and along the river. Most of the other tracks are too sandy. (Don’t forget your puncture kit!).

  • 4WD - sunset

    Drives Most tracks in the park can be driven in 2WD vehicles, but some are sandy and may become slippery or impassable after rain. Check track conditions online, at the Visitor…

  • fishing - river

    Fishing Murray Cod, Golden Perch (Yellowbelly) and English Perch (Redfin) provide good sport for anglers. Unfortunately, European Carp are present in large numbers. In season, Yabbies and Murray Crayfish may aslo…

  • walking - bushland

    Walking There are a range of walks available throughout the park, from easy family walks to longer hikes. Hattah Nature Walk 40 mins, 1.2km (return) This self-guided walk highlights Mallee ecosystem…

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    camping - river

    Lake Mournpall Enjoy activities such as picnicking, bicycle riding, nature study and photography at Lake Mournpall camping area.AccessTake the Calder Highway to Hattah township 35km north of Ouyen. Turn off to the…

  • family picnic - lakeside

    Lake Hattah Enjoy activities such as picnicking, nature study, photography, fishing and driving at Lake Hattah camping area. There are suitable tracks for cycling around Lake Hattah and along the river. Most…