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KERANG LAKES

Lake Charm township is situated on the Murray Valley Highway, 16kms north of Kerang. Visitors are well catered for with a modern information shelter and caravan park.

Lake Charm (the lake) is located 1km east of the township and is a popular location for water sports including swimming, water skiing, bird watching, fishing and sailing. Lake Charm regularly hosts the Victorian Ski Racing titles as well as Victorian point score events. Competitors come from all over Australia and overseas to compete in the events.

With two modern caravan parks located on the lake foreshore, beautiful picnicking and day facilities, Lake Charm is an ideal holiday destination. The waterways around Lake Charm are a haven for birdlife during times of flood and fishing is very popular. The Redfin Fishing Classic is an attraction for anglers.

Kangaroo Lake is most famous for ‘Gorton Drive’, named after former Australian Prime Minister, Sir John Gorton, who was born at Kangaroo Lake in 1911. The lake is well-known for fishing and water sports with the caravan park right on the lake foreshore.

Lake Meran is a picturesque freshwater lake on the northern end of Leaghur Forest. It is a natural lake and prone to seasonal fluctuations. The lake has white sandy beaches and is surrounded by healthy Red Gums. Lake Meran is a popular place over summer for camping, swimming, water skiing, or simply relaxing in the lovely natural surrounds.

Each lake has a boat ramp to allow easy access to the water.

There are many other lakes within the Kerang Lakes system which are significant environmental wetlands and are internationally recognised under the Ramsar Convention.