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Kerang - Cities, Towns and Localities
The rural town of Kerang is located on the Lodden River just 25 km inland from the Murray River. With over 55 lakes, swamps and lagoons that stretch from Kerang to Lake Boga in the north, the area is popular for those seeking aquatic activities, from water sports, boating and fishing.

The lagoons and lakes around Kerang is home to a great number of water birds, including the Ibis with its well known rookeries, the largest ibis rookery in the world. So it is no surprise that Kerang's symbol is the flying ibis. So abundant is the birdlife that the area is an ornithologist and photographers paradise.

Check out our listing of Kerang accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Kerang Tourist Information Centre
Lester Smith Lookout Tower
Cnr Murray Valley Highway (Wellington Street) and Shadforth Street
KERANG VIC 3579
Ph: +61 3 5452 1860
Open
Daily 10:30 am - 5 pm
Hours may vary, contact visitor centre

Kerang Attractions

Reedy Lake Ibis Rookery
• Reedy Lake and Middle Reedy Lake are part of a series of lakes and waterways that made up the Reedy Lakes system and part of the larger Kerang Lakes wetlands. Fed by the Murray River this is an important wetland area that supports a large number of water birds. The area is an ornithologist and photographers paradise. Middle Reedy Lake Ibis Rookery is recognised as the worlds largest Ibis breeding grounds. There is an elevated viewing hide just a few kilometres north of the town of Kerang. The way is well signposted and there is ample parking. There have been well over 250 species of birds recorded in the area.
Kerang Museum
• 17 Museum Drv, KERANG VIC 3579 • Ph: 03 5452 2054
• Open Sunday 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm and on special occasions.
• The museum has a comprehensive display of local antiques, furnishing and artefacts that stretch back to the early pioneers, as well as records of businesses from the town. The machinery shed has an extensive display of farm equipment, vehicles, engines and tools.
Lester Smith Lookout Tower
• Cnr Murray Valley Hwy (Wellington St) and Shadforth St, KERANG VIC 3579
• An old water storage tower that was built in 1883, it was converted to a lookout in 1973 and it is now home to the Kerang Lapidary Club displaying their collection of gemstones, as well as housing the local visitor centre. The tower offers great views of the area.
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Kerang Distance

Distance to Kerang
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Kerang:
  Km
• Bendigo 130
• Echuca 100
• Horsham 224
• Koondrook 24
  Km
• Melbourne 281
• Shepparton 169
• Swan Hill 60
• Wycheproof 92
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.

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