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Things To Do In Wyangala Waters Holiday Park

Things to do in Wyangala Waters Holiday Park

10 May 2023
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Wyangala Waters is a beautiful and picturesque park nestled in the heart of New South Wales. It's situated approximately 300 kilometres west of Sydney, near the town of Cowra. This popular destination is well-known for its stunning lake, picturesque surroundings, and abundant outdoor activities. It is crown land and looked after by Reflections Holiday Parks, who offer holiday and camping facilities as well as powered and unpowered sites for your next family holiday or even just for a day trip and picnic.

Wyangala Waters boasts a large and impressive lake, which covers an area of over 5,000 hectares. The lake is fed by the Lachlan and Abercrombie Rivers, and its clear waters are perfect for swimming, boating, fishing, and other water sports.

Wyangala Waters fishing

Wyangala Dam Fishing

Anglers can try their luck casting into the waters of the dam for Golden perch, Murray cod, Catfish, and many other species.

Fishing enthusiasts can access the dam from several locations, including the Wyangala Dam wall, Reflections Holiday Park Wyangala Waters and the various boat ramps around the lake. Anglers can choose to fish from the shore, in a kayak or canoe, or from a fishing boat.

Wyangala Waters hiking

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Aside from water-based activities, Wyangala Waters is also home to many walking trails, picnic areas, and camping grounds in the surrounding area. The area's rugged terrain makes it an ideal location for exploring nature, with plenty of mountain bike trails, hiking tracks, and bird-watching in the untouched forests and clear country skies. The lake's shoreline is also a popular spot for picnicking, and there are several designated picnic areas with tables, barbecues, and toilets. Kicking back and reconnecting with nature at Wyangala Dam is a wonderful and relaxing way to spend a weekend.

Views of the Wyangala Dam Wall

One of the highlights of Wyangala Waters is the Wyangala Dam, which is an impressive engineering feat. Completed in 1935, the dam is a concrete gravity structure that stands 58.8 meters high and 1370 meters long. It was constructed to provide water to irrigate the surrounding farmland, and it's now an important source of water for many communities in the area.

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