Boating is a valued recreation activity in the area, attracting thousands of visitors from within Victoria, interstate and overseas. Boat operators should exercise care and follow waterway rules to ensure that they are operating in an appropriate manner in regard to their location, conditions and impacts on other water users and the environment.

Boat Launching

Launching fees at all public boat ramps in Nagambie are now free. For all information about boat ramps in the Strathbogie Shire, up to date weather and information about ramp closures, visit the Boating Vic website

Public boat launch ramps are located at:

  • McNamaras Point at the Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre, 66 Loddings Ln, Nagambie
  • Loddings Ln, Nagambie – opposite the Regatta Centre
  • Buckley Park Nagambie – enter via Glencairn Ave, Nagambie
  • Majors Creek, Mitchellstown – Mitchellstown Road just past Mitchelton Winery
  • Turners Island Lane, Kirwans Bridge – off Lobbs Lane

Lake Closures

Lake Nagambie and the surrounding waterways may be closed due to events or other scenarios. For the latest information, phone the Nagambie Visitor Information Centre on 1800 065 993 or visit the centre at 293 High St, Nagambie.

See the latest list of lake and river closures here: Lake & River Closures 2023 – 24

Current exemptions


Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 208(2)


Strathbogie Shire Council as the declared waterway manager for The Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir including Lake Nagambie hereby gives notice under section 208(2) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) that all persons and vessels not registered to take part in the Lake Nagambie Inflatable Floating Park are prohibited from entering and remaining in the following waters.

Waters of the Lake Nagambie – adjacent to Buckley Park, extending approximately 60 metres from the shoreline as marked by buoys at approximate locations: 36°47’07.1″S 145°08’56.4″E, 36°47’07.8″S 145°08’58.2″E & 36°47’08.2″S 145°09’00.0″E.

The exclusion zone will be in effect from 7am Thursday 12 January 2023 to 5pm Sunday 21 January 2024.


Amanda Tingay

Director Community and Planning

Boating and Fishing