Boating and Fishing

Hazelwood Pondage

The waters of Hazelwood Pondage remain a minimum of 22 degrees allowing a variety of water activities to take place all year round. Popular activities include sailing, power boats and waterskiing, yachting, canoeing and swimming. Located on Yinnar Road, Yinnar, 5 minutes out of Churchill.

Because of its warm waters, Hazelwood Pondage is host to the Latrobe City Sauna Sail.  The Sauna Sail, a sailing regatta held annually in June attracts about 160 sail boats from across Victoria as well as interstate.

Hazelwood Pondage is the home of the Latrobe Valley Yacht Club.  With an annual program of events, almost every Sunday, November through to May and every second thereafter, you will see sail boats out on the lake.  A perfect setting for a family picnic or BBQ.

Restrictions

There are currently no restrictions in place.

Fishing

Hazelwood Pondage will be open for recreational fishing from 9 December 2016 subject to certain Fishing Victoria regulations and conditions. Please refer to the Fisheries website (www.vic.gov.au/barra) for more information or contact Fisheries Victoria directly on 136 186

Facilities

Barbeque, picnic tables, playground and toilets are located on the foreshore of Hazelwood Pondage.

Fees

There are no fees associated with boat access to Hazelwood Pondage.

Camping

Non-powered sites are available at Hazelwood Pondage Caravan Park. 
Facilities include toilet and shower amenities, barbecue and laundry.

Unpowered camp site per night

  • Family (2 adults and 2 children) $32.80
  • Extra Adult, per person per night $12.40
  • Extra child, per child per night $7.40
  • Weekly unpowered site $140.40

Please note: No cabins or caravans available. For availability and bookings, phone (03) 5163 1566

Lake Narracan

Lake Narracan is a popular water activities destination.  A surface area spanning nearly 300ha makes it ideal for power boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, sail boarding and sailing.  It is also a great place for swimming, family picnics and walking.

There are two boat ramps at Lake Narracan, access is via John Field Drive, Newborough. 

For current information on water levels or boating restrictions, please contact the caretaker of the caravan park on (03) 5127 8724 or visit the Southern Rural Water website or contact Latrobe City Council 1300 367 700 for further details.

 

Other facilities

Toilets and picnic tables are available for use at Lake Narracan.

Camping

Non-powered and powered camp sites are available at Lake Narracan Caravan Park.
Facilities include toilet and shower amenities, barbeque and laundry.

Unpowered camp site per night

  • Family (2 adults and 2 children) $32.80
  • Extra Adult, per person per night $12.40
  • Extra child, per child per night $7.40
  • Weekly unpowered site $140.40

Powered camp site per night

  • Family (2 adults and 2 children) $38.00
  • Extra Adult, per person per night $15.20
  • Extra child, per child per night $7.40
  • Weekly powered site (2 adults and 2 children) $200.00

Please note: No cabins or caravans available. For availability and bookings, phone (03) 5127 8724.