Located in Discovery Bay National park in SW Victoria, this beautiful fresh water lake sits behind the sand dunes where the Southern Ocean breaks onto the shore.
Beautiful Firetail have been recorded in the dunes and shrublands.
The lake forms part of the Great South West Walk, a 250km walking trail that starts and finishes in Portland.
The GSWW has been described as a symphony in four parts, comprising
1) A forest section,
2) A river section,
3) A beach and lakes section
4) Rocky Headland and cliffs
The lake has had many names over the years, including Lake Bung Bung, Lake Bong Bong and Lake Monibeong
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.