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Lake Bolac


When full Lake Bolac is around 6-7 feet deep and is a popular boating, fishing and sailing area. Located on Glenelg Highway/Ararat-Mortlake Road it is within easy driving distance to the Grampians National Park and The Great Ocean Road.

Lake Bolac is a traditional gathering place for indigenous people. Each year in Autumn the Lake Bolac Eel festival celebrates its indigenous culture with aboriginal ceremonies, live music, art exhibitions, markets and more.

Fishing: Catch yellow-belly, redfin, perch or short-finned eel

Activities: Boating, fishing, sailing, water skiing, swimming

Facilities: Boat ramp, camp grounds, toilets, BBQ shelters and swimming beaches