Panorama of Rocket Lake in the Murray-Sunset National Park, Victoria, Australia. Murray-Sunset National Park is the largest national park in Victoria with 677,000 hectares providing refuge for wildlife and threatened plants.
The lake is usually dry but features a large camping area without water nearby.
Only the Pink Lakes in the southern area of the park are accessible by 2WD vehicles, the remainder of the park requires 4WD vehicles with good ground clearance.
Indigenous people have lived in the area for thousands of years in a semi-nomadic lifestyle. The park is fairly remote about 550 kilometres north-west from Melbourne and 400 kilometres east from Adelaide.
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.