Colac | Colac
Colac, a rural and thriving town is located on the Princess Highway approx 40 minutes drive from Geelong.
The whole area is rich in farming and agriculture. Formed from volcanos, the many lakes and craters provide a wonderful experience for visitors to the area.
The hub of Colac is Murray Street, a wide tree lined avenue of shops, historic buildings and parks. The historic buildings of note are the Regent Theatre built in 1925, the Post Office built in 1876 and the Original Shire hall built in 1879.
The Memorial Park, pride of place in the middle of town is in memorial of all those who served in the First World War. The park has wonderful play equipment, toilets and BBQ facilities. A great place to stop over on a trip with the kids.
One of Colac’s highlights is the lake. Lake Colac is the largest natural freshwater lake in Victoria. The lake is picturesque and a changing landscape depending on the light, time of day or activities. You can see yachts, native birds, swimmers, boats of all kinds, all enjoying this beautiful space. A nature walk surrounds the lake which takes you through wetlands and a bird reserve.
Another highlight is the Colac Botanic Gardens. Established in 1910 the gardens boast many trees of historical significance. The gardens are a beautiful place to have a picnic, there is also a café with delicious food served all week.
Driving around Colac you will find many treasures, the floating islands, Red Rock, an extinct volcano.
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