Activities

Activities and attractions in Yambuk

Fishing is a major pastime in Yambuk, with the lake and nearby surf beaches offering year round action. Other activities include walking, sightseeing and day trips to several regional tourist attractions, including Port Fairy, Mount Eccles and the Codrington Wind Farm. Yambuk also boasts one of the Great South Coast region’s largest slides – great entertainment for young and old!

Other attractions include:

  • Yambuk Lake is the estuary of the Eumeralla and Shaw rivers. The water quality flowing into Yambuk Lake is generally good, fostering the large hatchings of May flies, dragon flies and many other aquatic insects. Consequently minnows, crustaceans and small fish abound, creating food for larger fish. Eels, brown trout and red fin are present.
  • Bird life is also abundant on Yambuk Lake and a profuse variety of waterbirds is present at most times, including the rare and endangered Orange-Bellied Parrot.
  • Yambuk Lake also provides the best vantage point to view Lady Julia Percy Island, Australia’s only off-shore volcano, which