Aura Vale Lake

Aura Vale Lake

Flatwater Paddling Summer Autumn Winter Spring

 

Eastern Suburbs. 50km east of Melbourne CBD

Contributed by Colin Kneebone

 

Class: Flat

Character: Small sheltered lake

Suits: Flatwater canoes & kayaks

Aura Vale Lake is small man-made lake nestling beside the Cardinia Reservoir approximately 50 km due east of Melbourne.

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The lake is less than 1 km long and 0.5 km wide and at no point in the lake is the shore line more than 200m away.
Power boats and larger sailing boats are not permitted, making it ideal for recreation canoeing.

Kayaking Aura Vale Lake. Copyright AdventurePro 2013. All Rights Reserved.
The lake has some small sandy beaches and is surrounded by natural bushland. The lake is fed by local streams and the water level is maintained at a constant level.
Aura Vale Lake. Copyright AdventurePro 2013. All Rights Reserved.
Swimming is not permitted due to poor water quality and submerged objects.

Boat Ramp Aura Vale Lake. Copyright AdventurePro 2013. All Rights Reserved.

Toilets Aura Vale Lake. Copyright AdventurePro 2013. All Rights Reserved.
The lake and surrounds are under the management of Parks Victoria and the gate closes at sunset each day.

The main access area is the Henley Picnic Park accessed from Wellington Road where there is a boat ramp picnic tables and toilets.

Access to Aura Vale Lake Park is from Wellington Road or Aura Vale Road, Selby.

Canoeing Aura Vale Lake. Copyright AdventurePro 2013. All Rights Reserved.

Putting In: Access to Aura Vale Lake is from Wellington Road or Aura Vale Road, Selby.

Taking Out: Access to Aura Vale Lake is from Wellington Road or Aura Vale Road, Selby.

Google Map: http://goo.gl/2bzMo8

Camping: No Camping

Entry Date: April 29 2013

Verified Date: April 29 2013

Verified by: Rob Cooling

 

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