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:
Temporary closure of Spillway Road boat ramp and picnic area:
Monday 23 April: The Spillway Road boat ramp and picnic area (at the wall end) will be temporarily closed from Monday 23 April for approx. two weeks. We are carrying out some erosion repairs along the shoreline.
Note that this does not affect the Old Tanjil Road boat ramp and recreation area near Willow Grove. All boating, fishing, swimming and other water activities can continue on Blue Rock Lake as normal. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Blue Rock Lake has a maximum speed limit of 15 knots.
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 or our recreational facilities for private events and you can not 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 to with your request in writing.
Brochures and maps
Things to note
Note that Blue Green Algae outbreaks may affect access from time to time.
- check our BGA alerts page for more information
You must take your litter home with you. Camping, firearms and horses are not permitted. Dogs must be on leads at all times.
Blue Rock Lake is located on the Tanjil River in West Gippsland – VicRoads Reference Map 97 E3