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Sale Common State Game Refuge

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Amazing for a walk or somewhere to have lunch

If you are in the area this is a must do a stroll around the lake is amazing on a nice day there is... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
DarrenAndrew
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Sale, Australia
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Great walking location

This is my go to place in Sale for a delightful walk in the morning. In the last two occasions the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Anddyh
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Melbourne, Australia
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South Gippsland Highway, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area this is a must do a stroll around the lake is amazing on a nice day there is also a bike trail or walking trail in the area

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We enjoyed the trail and boardwalk over the wetlands, interesting to learn about the original aerodrome in South Gippsland and the aboriginal heritage in the area. Lovely walk

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

This is my go to place in Sale for a delightful walk in the morning. In the last two occasions the area has been still in the water glassy. There is a multitude of waterbirds to keep you interested in the local wildlife. Locals around...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Anddyh
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The wetlands are a bit more than a drop in or a short visit. Once you start walking you will feel compelled to work further and see more. If you are not a local you are best packing for a lunch and spending a day...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank justinthebyrner
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is an area that we now always visit when heading through Sale Victoria. The Sale Common has different access points where you can leave your vehicle and go for a walk. The boardwalks are well maintained and are a credit to those involved. Pram...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Alison R
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We took a walk around the very pretty Lake Guyatt (and did the 3 minute loop around the Sale Powder Magazine too) then got in the car and drove on out to the old rifle range and common on the Sth Gippy Highway. Loved Lake...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank justjans
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. Beautiful, peaceful, natural. So many different types of bird life! Just awesome. The walks approximately 12km long. I started at the lake carpark but there are a few carparks you can start and finish at. It wasn't signed the best and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank frequenttraveller377
Reviewed 20 December 2016

If your out for a long walk, start at the Port of Sale, follow the well made paths that lead to the Common. You can walk for across gravel areas, along dirt sections, onto man made timber bridges that take you across the wetlands which...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank GeddayGeday
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I would have liked to see more of the wetland but the mosquitos drove me out. If you want to see it make sure you bath in replant.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 382albert
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A nice place to visit, very peaceful place to walk around. Just another lovely local attraction at Sale.

Date of experience: July 2016
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