Amended service. The Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre is open Monday to Friday between 11am and 3pm, and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Phone and email service will be available between 10am and 4pm daily. Please leave a message and a staff member will respond to your inquiry.
Cherry Lake is a popular place for both weekend barbecues and daily walks. Take a leisurely stroll around the lake, take the children to the playground, purchase a gelati from the ice cream van or throw in a fishing line, all while taking in the view of the lake.
A 3.5 kilometre walking and cycling trail circuits the lake, and takes visitors to the western and northern surrounds which contain interesting salt marsh habitats used by a range of water birds.
The lake is home to a range of native birds including pelicans, swans and swamp hens. The Altona Skipper Butterfly finds precious habitat in the stands of Chaffy Saw Sedge at the western end of the lake.
Facilities at Cherry Lake include toilets, picnic shelters, barbecues, playground, drinking taps and seating Toilets are located close to Queen Street: follow the road from the car park to the toilets.
Train: Cherry Lake is approximately 15-minutes walk from Altona Station or Seaholme Station.
Cycling: There is an off-road cycle path linking to the Hobsons Bay Coastal Trail on the eastern side of Millers Road
Bus: 903, 415
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