Visit Yambuk Lake and cast a line, take on one of the South West’s longest slides, go for a short drive to the beautiful seaside village of Port Fairy or visit the craggy limestone rock ledges which line the shore at The Crags. – there really is no shortage of experiences that await when you are ideally located in Yambuk.
Why not try one or all of things to do on the list below?
Visit Codrington Wind Farm
A must see is the Codrington Wind Farm, Victoria’s first wind farm. The 34-tower farm can be easily viewed from the carpark and viewing platform.
The Yambuk Slide
Housed a very short walk from the caravan park is the famous Yambuk Slide. This is one of the largest in South West Victoria, so climb up to the top and down you go.
Take a trip to The Crags
Take a drive to the Crags – a must see when in Yambuk. Take in the amazing views of the limestone rock ledges and look out to Lady Julia Percy Island. The Crags has a great view of one of the most rugged and wild sections of Victoria’s coastline.
Fishing & Birdlife
Yambuk Lake is the estuary of the Eumeralla and Shaw Rivers. It offers good fishing with eels, brown trout and red fin regularly caught in the lake. An abundance or birdlife also frequents the lake, including swans and pelicans.
The seaside town of Port Fairy is one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations and has been internationally recognised as the world’s most liveable community. The town is located at the point where the Moyne River enters the Southern Ocean and is a great spot for fishing. Griffith Island, which can be accessed on foot from Port Fairy, is also home to a colony of short-tailed shearwaters from late September to April. Port Fairy has a number of excellent swimming beaches and is renowned for its cafes, restaurants and boutique shopping.