Lake Bullen Merri - South Beach

Find your own space on this crystal clear volcanic lake on the southern outskirts of town.

Naroghid Road Camperdown



Please be advised that water samples collected on the 18-11-2015 have detected blue green algae concentrations above safe levels at Lake Bullen Merri.

Warning signs have been erected.

The most up to date advice can be found on the following website. http://www.corangamite.vic.gov.au/index.php/council-services/environmental-management/blue-green-algae-current-advice


Find your own space on this crystal clear volcanic lake on the southern outskirts of town. Bullen Merri`s clover like shape is a legacy of its volcanic past; the lake was formed from the remains of three adjoining craters. Dark volcanic sands frame the beautiful waterway providing a wonderful venue for picnicking, walking, boating, fishing, water skiing and swimming. Visit on the weekends for a hive of local activity or take some time out midweek to listen to the lapping of waves on her ancient shores.

  • Trail Length: 3.5km one way 7.0km return (South Beach to Park Lane)
  • Time: 1 - 3 hours

Access Information 

  • Accessible parking at South Beach
  • Fully Accessible toilets located at South Beach Reserve
  • Accessible fishing platform for those wanting to cast a line
  • Narrow gravel road that is suitable on wheel and foot, some vehicle access.
  • No footpath between Park Lane at the northern end and the Botanical Gardens – pedestrians take care

Physical Address and GPS Coordinates

  • Naroghid Road, Camperdown, 3260
  • Lat: -38.2611650868536
  • Lng: 143.096494674683