Lakeside Day Visitor Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)


Lakeside Day Visitor Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

The Lakeside Day visitor areas are the perfect places to cool down. When it is 35degrees in Bright it will be about 25 degrees here. Enjoy the small lakeside beach where you can go for a dip or launch a canoe. Take a stroll along the jetty or have a meal in the picnic shelter with tables and 2 free gas barbeques.

How to get there

Lakeside Day Visitor Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)



Need to know

Lakeside Day Visitor Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No horses
  • No generators


  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Planned Aerial shooting operations - Mount Buffalo NP

Parts of this Park will be closed from Monday 28th March – Friday 1st April and Monday 4th – Friday 8th April, Monday 23rd – Friday 27th May 2022.

See attached map for details. 

Attachments: Mt Buffalo NP aerial shooting information (630KB)

Deer Control (ground shooting) operation underway

Deer control is being undertaken in this park from October 2021 to June 2022. Some localised access restrictions may apply. Find out more about this program

Seasonal road closures 2022

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

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