Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries


Encompassing over 530 hectares, central Melbourne boasts ten of the most beautiful parks and gardens in the world. With more than 2,000 parks and reserves, it is truly the Garden State.

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View Event: 1,000 Steps | Kokoda Track Memorial Walk
1,000 Steps | Kokoda Track Memorial Walk
The 1,000 Steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk is a unique tourist spot located in the Dandenong Ranges National Park at Mt Dandenong. The track was created in the early 1900's ma .. | Read more..

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View Event: 1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir
1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir
When it was first constructed, the nine-metre high dam on the Plenty River to create was then the largest storage dam in the world. Flow of History The parched Yan Yean Reserv .. | Read more..

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View Event: Agnes Falls
Agnes Falls
Agnes Falls is the highest waterfall in Victoria, falling 59 meters. Hidden within the green rolling hills of the Strzelecki Ranges, the meandering Agnes River cascades over roc .. | Read more..

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View Event: Akoonah Park
Akoonah Park
Akoonah Park is Crown Land reserved as a Show Ground and Recreation Reserve. It is situated in the City of Casey on the eastern edge of Berwick adjoining the Cardinia Creek. Th .. | Read more..

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View Event: Albert Park and Lake
Albert Park and Lake
Albert Park Lake is a man made lake situated in Albert Park bordered by Albert Road, Queens Road, Fitzroy Street and Canterbury Road. The park is roughly 2.25 square kilometres .. | Read more..

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View Event: Alexandra Gardens
Alexandra Gardens
Alexandra Gardens are set out on five hectares of land off St Kilda Road, at the foot of Princes Bridge between the Yarra River and Alexandra Avenue. Alexandra Gardens are part .. | Read more..

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View Event: Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
Alfred Nicholas Gardens are in Sherbrooke in the Dandenong Ranges near Kallista, about an hour's drive from Melbourne. The gardens cover a massive 13 hectares of plantings incl .. | Read more..

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View Event: All Nations Park
All Nations Park
All Nations Park Separation Street, Northcote Melway Reference: 30 G7 All Nations Park is a contemporary 13 hectare regional park created on the site of the former 'Northcote .. | Read more..

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View Event: Argyle Square
Argyle Square
Argyle Square Piazza Carlton is located off Lygon Street in Carlton. Part of the site is a tree-lined park and part is the site of the former Carlton Bowling Club. In 1995, the .. | Read more..

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View Event: Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens
Ashcombe Maze & Water Gardens
Home to Australia's oldest and largest traditional hedge mazes Ashcombe also features the first circular rose maze of its kind in the world. 1200 rose bushes specifically chosen f .. | Read more..

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View Event: Avenel Maze
Avenel Maze
Avenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape, overlooking, throu .. | Read more..

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View Event: Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Ballarat Botanical Gardens
The Ballarat Botanical Gardens is one of Australias most significant cool climate gardens The Ballarat Botanical Gardens covers 40 hectares divided into three distinct zones - t .. | Read more..

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View Event: Batman Park
Batman Park
There are a number of parks named Batman Park but the best known is the Batman Park below the railway bridge near the corner of Clarendon and Flinders Streets. Connected to the .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bicentennial Park
Bicentennial Park
Sydney may have its Bicentennial Park (ie Sydney Olympic Park) but in Melbourne, or more accurately, Chelsea we also have our own Bicentennial Park. Managed by Kingston City Cou .. | Read more..

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View Event: Birrarung Marr Park
Birrarung Marr Park
Birrarung Marr, on the Yarra River’s north bank next to Federation Square, is Melbourne's newest major park. Opened in 2002, it hosts events and festivals. From Princes Bridge, .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bollygum Park
Bollygum Park
WHERE THE STORY COMES TO LIFE! AN ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND IN KINGLAKE, VICTORIA A magical playground located at 40 Whittlesea - Kinglake Road, Kinglake, Victoria, Bollygum Park is .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bolobek
Bolobek
Bolobek, a magnificent heritage property nestled in the foothills of Mt Macedon in Victoria, has inspired Australian gardeners for more than a century. Bolobek is listed on the .. | Read more..

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View Event: Boneo Maze & Mini Golf
Boneo Maze & Mini Golf
Boneo Maze and Wetlands Centre is a magnificent eco-tourism complex, only 5minutes from Rosebud, off Boneo Road. The wetlands gives visitors a unique experience to walk along the 2 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Booran Reserve | Glen Huntly
Booran Reserve | Glen Huntly
Booran Reserve is an exciting and diverse addition to Glen Eira’s recreation reserves. The play space areas provide stimulating and challenging environments for all ages and ab .. | Read more..

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View Event: Brighton General Cemetery
Brighton General Cemetery
1853 - 2003 : 150 Years of History Brighton General Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Interested in the Brighton Cemetery? Then become a foundation supporter of the B .. | Read more..

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View Event: Buchanan Park
Buchanan Park
Buchanan Park is the City of Casey, Berwick features include Barbecue, Playground and a Skate Facility. .. | Read more..

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View Event: Buluk Park
Buluk Park
Buluk Park, Victoria Harbour is a significant new urban square for the city of Melbourne. Bourke and Collins streets The square is the new community and retail hub of the Do .. | Read more..

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View Event: Bundoora Park
Bundoora Park
Bundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family. Bundoora Park is a 180 hectare parkland set in natural bus .. | Read more..

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View Event: Burnley Gardens
Burnley Gardens
The Burnley Gardens in Richmond date back to 1861 when the Horticulture Society of Victoria established experimental gardens. The aim was to introduce new plants to the colonies, a .. | Read more..

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View Event: Canterbury Gardens
Canterbury Gardens
Canterbury Gardens are an example of the Gardenesque style of gardens from the early 1900s. The park features rolling lawns, specimen trees and superb, colourful displays of per .. | Read more..

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View Event: Caribbean Park | Gardens and Market
Caribbean Park | Gardens and Market
Caribbean Park is 100 acres of gardens, markets, rides, cafe surrounding the beautiful Lake Caribbean. Throughout the picnic grounds are BBQ's and plenty of picnic tables under th .. | Read more..

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View Event: Carlton Gardens
Carlton Gardens
Designed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building and surrounding Carlton Gardens are World Heritage listed. The Gardens slope gently do .. | Read more..

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View Event: Catani Gardens
Catani Gardens
Catani Gardens are recognisable in photographs for their avenues and rows of palm trees right on the St Kilda foreshore. Reflecting St Kilda’s past life as a continental-style s .. | Read more..

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View Event: Caulfield Park
Caulfield Park
Caulfield Park is a very large open park space in south-east Melbourne. It provides recreational opportunities for a wide range of users. These include casual users as well as .. | Read more..

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View Event: Caulfield Racecourse Reserve
Caulfield Racecourse Reserve
Caulfield Racecourse Reserve is parkland, public recreation and horse racing. It could be Melbourne's best kept secret: about 15 MCG's worth of open space in the heart of inner .. | Read more..

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View Event: Central Park | Malvern East
Central Park | Malvern East
Central Park - Burke Road, Malvern East Covering almost 19 acres, Central Park is decoratively embellished with avenue trees, shrubs and flowerbeds and adjoined by an open oval .. | Read more..

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View Event: Civil Twilight End
Civil Twilight End
Striking for the first time last night, Civil Twilight End is a bronze bell devised by artists Kate Daw and Stewart Russell that will ring each day at the end of civil twilight — w .. | Read more..

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View Event: Cloudehill
Cloudehill
GARDENS DIGGERS GARDEN SHOP SEASONS RESTAURANT ART IN THE GARDEN Made on an easterly slope at the top of the Dandenongs, Cloudehill is at an altitude of 580 metres. T .. | Read more..

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View Event: Coburg Lake Reserve
Coburg Lake Reserve
At Coburg Lake Reserve there is Coburg Lake, playground, bbq facilities, walking and bike paths, weir, all opposite the old Pentridge Prison. Several playgrounds include the cle .. | Read more..

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View Event: Como Gardens
Como Gardens
Como Gardens in the Dandenong Mountains is a beautiful historic garden established in 1873. Garden The garden holds two collections of plants, Magnolia and Prunus, which are r .. | Read more..

View Profile | The Basin


View Event: Coranderrk Aboriginal Station
Coranderrk Aboriginal Station
Coranderrk was a Government reserve set up in 1863 for Aboriginal people who had been dispossessed by the arrival of Europeans to the state of Victoria. The reserve was closed i .. | Read more..

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View Event: Cremorne Gardens
Cremorne Gardens
Cremorne Gardens was a pleasure garden (amusement park) established in 1853 on the banks of the Yarra River in Richmond and closed in 1863. Cremorne Gardens was created by James .. | Read more..

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View Event: Cruden Farm
Cruden Farm
More than eighty years in the making and the heart of a working farm, the garden at Cruden Farm is a small piece of country set amid dense suburbia. It feels as if it will endu .. | Read more..

View Profile | Langwarrin


View Event: Docklands Park
Docklands Park
Docklands Park – a green place, a description by its developers VicUrban. Docklands Park is a softer, greener area suitable for passive recreation, but importantly a great area .. | Read more..

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View Event: Domain Parklands
Domain Parklands
Domain Parklands including King's Domain, Queen Victoria and Alexandra Gardens. The Domain was originally reserved from sale by the Superintendent of the Port Phillip District, .. | Read more..

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View Event: Doongalla Homestead Picnic Grounds
Doongalla Homestead Picnic Grounds
Doongalla Homestead was built in 1892, originally named 'Invermay' by the first owner, Sir Matthew Davies. The homestead consisted of 32 bedrooms and servants quarters and was situ .. | Read more..

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View Event: Earimil Gardens
Earimil Gardens
Earimil Gardens offers 3 acres of manicured colourful floral artistry superbly located at Mt Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula. Elaine and Reg Smith invite you to their magnific .. | Read more..

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View Event: Edinburgh Gardens
Edinburgh Gardens
Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy is one of Melbourne's best and most popular parks. Every weekend there is something happening in the gardens, whether it be a BBQ, group get-tog .. | Read more..

View Profile | Fitzroy North


View Event: Edwardes Lake Park
Edwardes Lake Park
Edwardes Lake Park is a 26 hectare district park, the second largest in the Darebin municipality after Bundoora Park, providing the setting for the 6.3 hectare Edwardes Lake. Th .. | Read more..

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View Event: Elsternwick Park | Sportscover Arena
Elsternwick Park | Sportscover Arena
Elsternwick Park covers 90 acres between Glenhuntly Rd, Head St, New St and St Kilda St Brighton including a sports oval, parkland and lake. The reserve served as the Elsternwic .. | Read more..

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View Event: Emerald Bank Adventure Park
Emerald Bank Adventure Park
Open 10.00 - 4:30pm weekends 7 days during school holidays. Closed public holidays. Emerald Bank Leisure Land is a family friendly destination with plenty to see and do. .. | Read more..

View Profile | Kialla


View Event: Emerald Lake Park
Emerald Lake Park
Emerald Lake Park is a park for all seasons and a delightful destination for absolutely everyone. With two beautiful lakes, Lake Treganowan and Nobelious, and 50 hectares of rol .. | Read more..

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View Event: Enchanted Adventure Garden
Enchanted Adventure Garden
Everyone from kids to kids-at-heart are invited to discover the Enchanted Adventure Garden. The Enchanted Adventure Garden is an award winning natural attraction nestled in the .. | Read more..

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View Event: Enclave Wetlands
Enclave Wetlands
Set to be a major health and environmental asset for thousands of residents, a new 2.5 hectare park and wetlands sanctuary worth more than $6.8 million has opened at Enclave, Ascot .. | Read more..

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View Event: Endeavour Fern Gully
Endeavour Fern Gully
Endeavour Fern Gully provides visitors with a glimpse of the original natural environment of the Mornington Peninsular. It includes 17.5 hectares of natural indigenous bushland .. | Read more..

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View Event: Enterprize Park
Enterprize Park
Enterprize Wharf located in Enterprize Park commemorates the spot where the first settlers aboard the good ship Enterprize went ashore to establish a settlement on 30 August 1835. .. | Read more..

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View Event: Fairies Tree | Fitzroy Gardens
Fairies Tree | Fitzroy Gardens
The amazing Fairies Tree is located in the Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne. Ola Cohn's Fairies Tree, comprising a series of lovely carvings on the stump of one of the original Red .. | Read more..

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View Event: Fawkner Park | South Yarra
Fawkner Park | South Yarra
Fawkner Park is named after Melbourne's co-founder, the Hon. John Pascoe Fawkner, and was created in 1862 comprising 100 Acres (40 Hectares). In the 1890s sections of the park w .. | Read more..

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View Event: Ferny Creek Ornamental Gardens
Ferny Creek Ornamental Gardens
The Garden is about four hectares in all, with numerous distinctive features. On the western side of the Hall (towards the Ferny Creek Recreation Reserve) the ‘old’ garden is do .. | Read more..

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View Event: Fitzroy Gardens
Fitzroy Gardens
Fitzroy Gardens was named after Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy, Governor of New South Wales and Governor-General of the Australian Colonies. The Gardens have a long history of ov .. | Read more..

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View Event: Flagstaff Gardens
Flagstaff Gardens
Flagstaff Gardens forms one of Melbourne's most historic sites dating back to the early settlement of Melbourne. Features include lawns and trees with two significant avenues o .. | Read more..

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View Event: Flinders Park
Flinders Park
Renamed to Melbourne Park, not a very popular decision. Tram from Cnr of Batman Avenue and Flinders Street, Melbourne. .. | Read more..

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View Event: Forest Glade Gardens
Forest Glade Gardens
Forest Glade is recognized as one of Australia's finest private gardens. It has existed for almost one hundred years. Located on the southern slopes of Mount Macedon in Victoria .. | Read more..

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View Event: Gordon Reserve - City
Gordon Reserve - City
Located in Spring St, Melbourne near the Parliament buildings, it was named for Adam Lindsay Gordon. Also in the reserve is a plaque commemorating the completion of cable-laying be .. | Read more..

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View Event: Grattan Gardens
Grattan Gardens
Grattan Gardens, near Prahran Market and the iconic Chapel Street. Once a basic park between Greville Street and the Prahran Bowling Club, since 2001 it's been capped off at th .. | Read more..

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View Event: Green Flag Award
Green Flag Award
The Green Flag Award® scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of recreational outdoor spaces across the .. | Read more..

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View Event: Gumbaya Park
Gumbaya Park
Come to Gumbuya Park, nature's playground where a unique blend of natural and man made attractions makes for a memorable family outing. Gumbuya Park was originally a pheasant fa .. | Read more..

View Profile | Tynong North


View Event: Harpley’s Cultural Adventure Park
Harpley’s Cultural Adventure Park
Harpley, is a Lend Lease community. Open space An abundance of open space at Harpley ensures every member of the family can get active and inspired or simply relax in the tra .. | Read more..

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View Event: Hedgend Maze
Hedgend Maze
Hedgend Maze and Laser Strike. A beautiful 20 acres of stimulating, fun filled activities for all ages. Hedgend offers a unique environment that stimulates a fun personal jou .. | Read more..

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View Event: Herring Island
Herring Island
Herring Island | Environmental Sculpture Park is accessible only by boat, 3.2 hectares in size, is just 3 km from the city located in the Yarra River. This informal parkland ha .. | Read more..

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View Event: Islands in Victoria
Islands in Victoria
People are surprised to discover Melbourne has two islands and Victoria has 28 in total. River Islands -:- Beveridge Island (Murray River) -:- Coode Island (Yarra River) -:- .. | Read more..

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View Event: Jells Park
Jells Park
Jells Park in Wheelers Hill is an oasis in the suburban hustle and bustle of everyday life. Located on Dandenong Creek it is abundant with native plants and wildlife. Jells Par .. | Read more..

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View Event: JJ Holland Park | Kensington
JJ Holland Park | Kensington
J J Holland Park is named after John Joseph Holland, a former Labor parliamentarian who campaigned for the development of social welfare schemes. Holland Park, as it is commonl .. | Read more..

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View Event: Karkarook Park
Karkarook Park
Karkarook Park in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs has been developed as a recreation and wetland area. Karkarook Park is revegetated with indigenous plants, the 15 hectare la .. | Read more..

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View Event: Lake Wendouree
Lake Wendouree
Lake Wendouree is an artificially created and maintained shallow urban lake on the outskirts of Ballarat. Since 1864, when a rowing course was first cut through the reedy swamp .. | Read more..

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