• Colac Botanic Gardens

    Colac Botanic Gardens, Colac VIC 3250, Colac VIC, Australia .

    The Colac Botanic Gardens is a regional botanical garden, located at the corner of Fyans and Gellibrand streets, on the shores of Lake Colac in Colac, Victoria, Australia. Land was allocated in 1865, with the garden being established in 1868 by Daniel Bunce, and later remodelled in 1910 by Melbourne Botanical Gardens director William Guilfoyle.

    The Colac Botanic Gardens covers fifteen hectares, and contains over a thousand specimens (more than any other provincial garden in Victoria). The garden hosts variations of trees such as bunya bunya pine (Araucaria bidwillii), Elia Keightley (Pittosporum tenuifolium), Firewheel Tree (Stenocarpus sinuatus), Bird Plant (Crotalaria agatiflora) and Tecate Cypress (Cupressus forbesii). Several trees in the garden have been placed on the Victorian Significant Tree Register.

  • Lake Colac

    Lake Colac, Colac VIC, Australia .

    Lake Colac, a freshwater lake of the Western District Lakes, is located north of the Colac town centre in Victoria, Australia.

    A yacht club and rowing club are located adjacent to the lake's shore. During the summer months, water skiers access to lake's facilities and many birds may be found of the lake's surface and in the area. The foreshore has a playground, boat ramp and the Colac Botanical Gardens. In January 2009, the lake dried up after years of drought, and the first time in 173 years.

  • Red Rock (Victoria)

    Red Rock, Alvie Colac Otway Shire, VIC, Australia .

    Red Rock is a Quaternary complex volcano in the Australian state of Victoria. It is located 11 km (6.8 mi) northwest of the small city of Colac near the southeastern shore of Lake Corangamite. The volcano is structurally complicated, consisting of a series of volcanic cones and maars. Some of the maars are intermittently filled by brackish to saline crater lakes. These include Lake Werowarp, Lake Coragulac, Lake Gnalinegurk and Lake Purdiguluc.