Newport Lakes Park: From quarry to bushland oasis

Last Modified: Mon Nov 14 2016 06:33:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 33 hectares
    Size of the Newport Lakes park - a bushland oasis created from a former blustone quarry and rubbish tip site in the middle of Newport, Victoria. The park is a great place for a picnic with family and friends, for a leisurely walk or just to relax in a tranquil bushland setting.
  • 200
    species of plants and 85 species of birds have been recorded at the park as a result of extensive revegetation.
  • 2 km
    Self-guided nature trail around the lake which takes approximately 40 minutes, at a leisurely pace.