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Blue Rock Lake

Beautiful Blue Rock Lake, located in Gippsland near the township of Willow Grove, is one of Victoria’s premier fisheries for Australian Bass.

Hours of operation

Recreation facilities at Blue Rock are open between 8am and 8pm.

Facilities and what to do

Blue Rock Lake is popular for boating, fishing, kayaking, swimming and picnics. There is no camping available at any location around the lake. Facilities at our two recreation areas (Spillway Road and Old Tanjil Road) include:

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June 2019: Temporary closure of Old Tanjil Road boat ramp and ‘loop’ car park:

June-July 2019:  The Old Tanjil Road boat ramp and ‘loop’ car park will be temporarily closed for 3-4 weeks from Monday 17 June to the first week of July. We are replacing the existing jetty with two floating jetties, either side of the boat ramp. Please use the alternative boat ramp at the Spillway Road end of the lake.  The picnic facilities remain open.

Each of the new jetties will be 48m long. The $165,000 project has been co-funded by a $132,000 grant from Maritime Safety Transport Victoria and Southern Rural Water. For more information, please call the project team on 1300 139 510.

Note that this does not affect the Spillway Road boat ramp, the remaining car parks and the recreation area at the wall end of the lake. We apologise for any temporary inconvenience.

Watercraft rules

Blue Rock Lake has a maximum speed limit of 15 knots.

Not permitted

While visiting our facilities you are not permitted to:

  • camp or stay overnight
  • have fires or fire pits
  • leave rubbish - all our sites are carry in carry out zones
  • reserve any picnic areas
  • drive or ride motorbikes along the shoreline or in fenced areas
  • enter prohibited areas
  • vandalise the facilities
  • hunt, carry or discharge a firearm
  • ride or walk horses anywhere, including in the water.

Request to hold events

From time to time, people wish to hold events at our recreational facilities including festivals, birthday parties and weddings. We cannot close our recreational facilities for private events and you cannot book sites. 

You must have permission to hold any organised entertainment, rally, boating event or regatta, festival, public meeting, training class or demonstration, wedding or similar ceremony, or private functions for 30 or more people.

Please email us with your request in writing.

Brochures and maps

Things to note

Note that Blue Green Algae outbreaks may affect access from time to time. You must take your litter home with you. Camping, firearms and horses are not permitted. Dogs must be on leads at all times.
Location
Blue Rock Lake is located on the Tanjil River in West Gippsland – VicRoads Reference Map 97 E3