Fresh Water Lake Walk – Little Dip Conservation Park

Limestone Coast
Start Point 1446 Nora Creina Rd, Nora Creina SA 5276, Australia
End Point Little Dip Beach Track, Nora Creina SA 5276, Australia
Distance 1km
Time 15 Minutes – Walking

Take a quiet stroll through a canopy of coastal mallee. Small bush birds and waterbirds such as black ducks, swans, musk ducks and white-faced herons can be seen along the walk.

Little Dip Conservation Park conserves a number of small lakes found throughout the park. Each lake has its own unique character, ranging from the open, marshy and shallow Lake Eliza to the very salty Big Dip Lake, and the deep Fresh Water Lake.

The area features a ruggedly beautiful coastline including a large area of coastal sand dunes. The foreshore of Lake Eliza was home to the Boandik people some 10,000 years ago – large numbers of middens (shellfish remains) can still be seen in the park today.

The coastal scrub that gives way to thick groves of melaleuca, dense rushes and samphire flats surrounding the lakes is a haven for birdwatchers. The beaches provide good opportunities for beachcombing and surf fishing.

More information available on the Little Dip Conservation Park website.

Access to the Upper South East Marine Park is also available from this park.

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