Recent rains have replenished local waterways adding to the appeal of Heathcote as a destination to visit. Rivers and creeks in the area are alive with wildlife and flora, making activities like fishing, canoeing and bushwalking a must. Nearby Lake Eppalock stretches for kilometres offering a water activity paradise.
Lake Eppalock is renewed since heavy rains in recent years. The large lake was constructed in the 1960s as a water catchment for irrigation, and now awaits fishing, waterskiing, boating and swimming. It’s located on the stunning Campaspe River and offers great scenery, walking and bird watching opportunities too. Click here to find out more.
Heathcote Swimming Pool
Centrally located in town in Barrack Street is a family-friendly, seasonal, outdoor swimming pool. Open during the warmer months, it’s the ideal place to take to the water for leisure activities or simply to cool down on a warm day.
Fishing and Licences
Local waterways are brimming with fishing experiences that will impress, and be sure to ask a local about some of the pristine havens. Recreational Fishing Licences cover all forms of recreational fishing in Victoria's marine, estuarine and freshwaters. More information about great fishing spots and how to get a licence can be obtained by visiting the Visitor Information Centre.