Wallaby Bay Walk (Lake Eildon National Park)


Wallaby Bay Walk (Lake Eildon National Park)

Follow the lake shore on this scenic, shady, gently undulating Grade 3 walk which starts at the Wallaby Bay carpark. Pause for a swim at Cooks Point (2.5km, 40 minutes one-way) or continue on to School Point (7km, 2 hours one-way) for a swim and a picnic before returning the same way.

On the way, stop at Merlo's Lookout for stunning views of the turquoise lake and forested hinterland. This walk can also be combined with the Keg Spur, Blowhard Spur or Devass Gully Tracks for a more challenging hike.

Visitor Tips: Ensure your car is locked and your valuables are out of sight. Carry sufficient water to stay hydrated. Phone signals are unreliable – walkers on longer hikes should consider carrying a radio or personal locator beacon.

How to get there

Wallaby Bay Walk (Lake Eildon National Park)



Need to know

Wallaby Bay Walk (Lake Eildon National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No bicycles
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.

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.

Winter closure of sites at Jerusalem Creek Campground. Lake Eildon National Park.

Lake Eildon National Park. Jerusalem Creek Campground site closures.
Closed  sites  at Jerusalem Creek campground.
Site Numbers 28  - 70  inclusive,  Areas  3 - 7
From Tuesday  June 14th  –  1st  September 2022
These closures will allow campground maintenance and improvement works to be undertaken.
These closures coincide with Seasonal Road closures

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