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Laanecoorie Spillway in flood

Laanecoorie offers the visitor a distinct change of scene compared with the other drier Goldfields regions as both the Laanecoorie Reservoir and the Loddon River with its nearby tranquil surrounds provide a habitat to a large variety of water birds including pelicans. On a hot day the Loddon River's banks with it's shady red gums are a delightful place to spend the hours just relaxing, fishing, or with a good book.

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Laanecoorie river side bank Fishing for Yellowbelly below the weir

Popular activities include safe swimming, water skiing, and fishing in both the river and the lake. Metal detectors are also available for hire with appropriate maps and instruction for those who wish to try their luck at prospecting. The quite roads and surrounding countryside are also very suitable for bike riding or walking as the area is not too hilly and contains a lot of scenic tracks and historical places of interest.

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Laanecoorie Reservoir boat ramp. The Loddon River below the weir.

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The Laanecoorie Reservoir Reserve has excellent facilities for picnicking or family BBQ's. There are many interesting walks including the enclosed walkway over the top of the weir wall to the other side as shown in the photograph below.

Laanecoorie weir spillway and enclosed walkway.

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Laanecoorie Lakeside Resort
Situated on the Laanecoorie Reservoir. Powered and Un-Powered
Sites, Overnight Cabins (with ensuite), Long Term Sites, Boating,
Sailing, Swimming, Fishing, Bush Walking, Gold Prospecting, Metal
detector hire, Canoeing. Tennis and Volley Ball Courts, Recreation
Hall and free BBQ's.

Laanecoorie Public Riverside Camping area.
Located at Laanecoorie township riverside camping with a small toilet
and change block, some powered sites and several unpowered sites are

Maryborough Taxi Service
Offering 24 hour service
Phone:- 03 5461 1633

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Other facilities available in Laanecoorie not listed above

General Store providing - Gas - Ice - Fishing Gear - Bait - Fishing Licences - Milk Bar - Tourist Information.
Boat launching ramp.

State of Victoria Time Zone
Eastern Standard Time
1st. Saturday in April to last Saturday in October
Eastern Standard Time = UTC/GMT plus 10 hours

Daylight Saving Time
1st. Saturday in November to last Saturday in March
Eastern Daylight Saving Time = UTC/GMT plus 11 hours

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