Bridgewater Weir

The town of Bridgewater on Loddon is in Central Victoria, just north of Bendigo. A water race and weir was constructed on the Loddon River at Bridgewater in the late 1800’s for the flour mill. The water provided irrigation for farmers and created a swimming hole for the local community. Even today it is an inviting spot for exploring you’ll find it a short walk from the Loddon Bridge Hotel. Advertisements Continue reading Bridgewater Weir

Lake Tooliorook

Nov 2018, Derrinallum, Vic I’ll bet you thought there was nothing to see in Derrinallum but drystone walls, yet there are 3 freedom camps for the weary traveller. In the heart of town and close to the pub one can camp at the reserve. There’s also Deep Lake where we chose to stay and a few minutes away in what is technically, Lismore there is the much larger Lake Tooliorook, another volcanic lake. Tooliorook is popular with boaties and there is a large campground and a toilet / shower block. Even though we’ve grizzled about the showers and BBQ’s not … Continue reading Lake Tooliorook