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Address: Upper King River Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3678, Australia
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+61 1800 801 065
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Lake William Hovell provides a great recreational area for fishing and...

Lake William Hovell provides a great recreational area for fishing and boating. At the southern section of Lake William Hovell is the entrance to the Alpine National Park. Discover a myriad of tracks for four-wheel driving, plus access to fishing spots, walking and mountain bike trails.

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Swimming fishing picnic

Beautiful swimming hole for all ages Fishing boating picnic BBQ 4wding and camping in some spots prefect

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
13shayk
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Wangaratta, Australia
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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful swimming hole for all ages Fishing boating picnic BBQ 4wding and camping in some spots prefect

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Thank 13shayk
Wangaratta, Australia
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This was the 2nd year in a row we have spent NYE at Lake William Hovell. It is a great spot for swimming, kayaking and just relaxing. We also went for some fairly tame 4WD'ing which was fun.

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Thank Zac H
Myrtleford, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Spent the arvo relaxing here, bird watching and enjoying the serenity. Beautiful place to go and visit

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Thank kimlb1976
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Very pretty area, lots of birdlife and crystal clear water. No camping available, but you're allowed to swim and do water sports. They also have bbq facilities. Main disappointment is that you're not allowed to walk the dam wall!

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Thank Daniellafella
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were just driving slowly through Cheshunt and saw the sign post for Lake William Hovell. What a beautiful drive to it, well worth a visit especially on one of the few sunny Spring days we've had. The lake is splendid with an impressive spillway. It must be popular in the summer for people with a boat. So glad we... More 

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Thank Edwina V
Wangaratta, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a local from this area and love taking my dogs and the boat up to the lake for a fish or for a 4wd. There are also some great camping spots up here too! Very pretty! :)

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Thank Stacey E
Melbourne, Australia
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134 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Beautiful spot, good facilities. Busy on long weekend but not overwhelming. Great for sailing and kayaks and fishing off shoreline or in small low powered tinnies.

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Thank carliz88
Shepparton, Australia
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58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

It was nice to visit the lake when it actually had water in it! We went on an investigation around the spill way and impressive outlook.

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1 Thank Neil S
Mount Isa, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

great views. no speed boats so great for kayaking and fishing. spectacular scenery and views to the mountains

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Thank PeterandMolly
Albury, Australia
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Such a spectacular sceneries in marvellous spot. This is one of best places I have ever been. Would love to spend most of my weekends here.

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