Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries

Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries - Sights & Sounds
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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1,000 Steps | Kokoda Track Memorial Walk
1,000 Steps | Kokoda Track Memorial Walk
Burwood Highway and Mt Dandenong Tourist Road Upper Ferntree Gully
The 1,000 Steps located in the Dandenong Ranges National Park is Melbourne's most popular bushwalk. Officially the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk, walkers love the challenge of the steep trail,...

1001 Steps - Bayview Park
1001 Steps - Bayview Park
188T Quarry Rd, Narre Warren
1001 Steps in Bayview Park - Narre Warren North Although not officially completed, the 1001 Steps at Bayview Park in Narre Warren North is already a success. Everyday people seeking exercise and...

1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir
1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir
50 Dunnetts Rd Yan Yean
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 Reservoir was once a...

Ada Tree
Ada Tree
Ada Tree, Big Creek Road, Ada
The Ada Tree, located in the Yarra State Forest in the Yarra Valley is considered to be one of Victoria's largest living trees. The Ada Tree is a mountain ash tree estimated to be over 300 years...

Agnes Falls
Agnes Falls
Agnes Falls Toora
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 rocks into a deep...

Akoonah Park
Akoonah Park
Cnr High Street and Cardinia Street, Berwick
Akoonah Park (Berwick Showgrounds) is Crown Land reserved as a Show Ground and Recreation Reserve situated on the eastern edge of Berwick adjoining the Cardinia Creek. The area of 11 hectares has...

Albert Park and Lake
Albert Park and Lake
Lakeside Drive, Albert Park
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 of parkland...

Alexandra Gardens
Alexandra Gardens
Boathouse Drive Melbourne
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. On the south bank of the Yarra River, the...

Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens
1 Sherbrooke Road Sherbrooke
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 including Australian...

All Nations Park
All Nations Park
Separation Street Northcote
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 Landfill'. The...

Alma Park
Alma Park
150 Dandenong Rd St Kilda East
Alma Park was previously known as the East St Kilda Recreation Reserve and then in 1859 divided into two parks separated by the Sandringham railway line. Today the Alma park encompasses...

Argyle Square
Argyle Square
Cnr Lygon St and Argyle Place Carlton
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 Carlton Bowling...

Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens
Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens
13-15 Red Hill-Shoreham Road Shoreham
13-15 Red Hill-Shoreham Road, Shoreham (Flinders) The Ashcombe Maze & Lavender Gardens is home to Australia's oldest and most famous hedge maze, a beautiful circular rose maze, and the year...

Avenel Maze
Avenel Maze
471 Upton Road Avenel
471 Upton Road, Avenel - Seymour, Goulburn Valley 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...

Bald Hill Park
Bald Hill Park
4-28 Inverness St, Clarinda
Bald Hill Park, Clarinda (Clayton) Great playground with nice walking and biking tracks around the park. Bald Hill Park Playground Very unusual and interesting playground. There are three...

Baldry Crossing Circuit Walk - Mornington Peninsula
Baldry Crossing Circuit Walk - Mornington Peninsula
210 Baldrys Rd, Main Ridge
This track follows alongside the course of Main Creek through a section of the Greens Bush area of the Mornington Peninsula National Park. This idyllic location is sheltered from the wind and...

Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Gillies St North Ballarat
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 - the central...

Banksia Park - Bulleen
Banksia Park - Bulleen
Yarra Valley Parklands, Templestowe Road Bulleen
Banksia Park Picnic Area (Yarra Valley Parklands, Yarra River) The open space, playgrounds and picnic areas of Banksia Park make it a popular location with visitors of all ages. The park is...

Batman Park
Batman Park
Batman Park Melbourne
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 Enterprize Park,...

Bicentennial Park
Bicentennial Park
Scotch Parade, Chelsea
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 Council, Bicentennial...

Big Bird Trail - Mount Martha
Big Bird Trail - Mount Martha
Watson Road Mount Martha
Home of the coolest trail on the Mountain of Martha! BIG BIRD Trail is great fun for strava running geeks, a trail from the beach that takes in spectacular scenery along single trails with...

Birrarung Marr
Birrarung Marr
Birrarung Marr Melbourne
Birrarung Marr is located on the north side of the Yarra River to the east of Federation Square From Princes Bridge, the park incorporates three terraces of contrasting grass and sand. The Lower...

Blue Lotus Water Garden
Blue Lotus Water Garden
2628 Warburton Highway Yarra Junction
The Blue Lotus Water Garden is one of Australia's largest private gardens. The nursery and gardens officially opened in 2006, has now grown to cover over 50,000 square metres (14 acres) featuring...

Bolobek
Bolobek
370 Mount Macedon Rd, Macedon
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 Victorian Heritage...

Boneo Discovery Park
Boneo Discovery Park
695 Limestone Road Fingal
695 Limestone Road, Fingal - Mornington Peninsula Our 27 acre wetlands are a beautiful showcase of the Mornington Peninsula's indigenous flora and fauna, including many species of frogs, reptiles...

Booran Reserve | Glen Huntly
Booran Reserve | Glen Huntly
1051 Glen Huntly Rd, Corner Booran and Glenhuntly Road, Glen Huntly
Booran Reserve is Glen Eira's award winning park and provides a space for everyone. Whether you want to relax on the grass, play, splash around in the unique water play feature or have a social...

Brighton General Cemetery
Brighton General Cemetery
North Rd Caulfield South
1853 - 2003 : 150 Years of History Brighton General Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Interested in the Brighton Cemetery? Then become a foundation supporter of the Brighton Cemetorians...

Brisbane Ranges
Brisbane Ranges
Staughton Vale Rd Anakie
Little more than an hour's drive from Melbourne takes you to the state's richest wildflower habitat. Set in a low range of mountains dissected by rocky gullies, the unusual geology of the...

Buchanan Park
Buchanan Park
74 Clyde Rd, Berwick
Buchanan Park is the City of Casey, Berwick features include Barbecue, Playground and a Skate Facility. ...

Buluk Park
Buluk Park
107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands
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 Docklands, a place...

Bundoora Park
Bundoora Park
1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora
The Bundoora Park Precinct is a 180-hectare parcel of public open space approximately 14km from Melbourne's CBD Bundoora Park is Melbourne's most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and...

Burnley Gardens
Burnley Gardens
500 Yarra Boulevard Richmond
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, and to promote...

Cactus Country
Cactus Country
4986 Murray Valley Highway Strathmerton
Cactus Country offers a unique experience in Australia. More than 4,000 species of cacti and succulents from around the globe are presented in an unforgettable journey throughout eight different...

Canterbury Gardens
Canterbury Gardens
190B Canterbury Road Canterbury
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 perennial borders and...

Carlton Gardens
Carlton Gardens
Carlton Gardens Carlton
Designed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building and surrounding Carlton Gardens are World Heritage listed. The Gardens slope gently down to the northeast...

Catani Gardens
Catani Gardens
Catani Gardens, Beaconsfield Parade St Kilda
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 seaside resort, the...

Caulfield Park
Caulfield Park
Hawthorn Road, Caulfield
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 tennis,bowls,...

Caulfield Racecourse Reserve
Caulfield Racecourse Reserve
Station Street Caulfield East
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 suburbia. Most...

Central Park | Malvern East
Central Park | Malvern East
Corner of Bourke Rd and Wattletree Rd 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 for cricket and other...

City Square Melbourne
City Square Melbourne
44-86 Swanston Street Melbourne
CLOSED Melbourne's City Square is currently closed to the public for construction of the new Metro Tunnel and CBD South Station.. Closed: 2017 - 2024 City Square Located opposite Melbourne...

Civil Twilight End
Civil Twilight End
Docklands
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 - when the sun has...

Cloudehill
Cloudehill
89 Olinda-Monbulk Rd Olinda
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. The garden has deep...

Coburg Lake Reserve
Coburg Lake Reserve
2A Gaffney Street, Coburg North
A popular district level park offering a great variety of activities including picnicking, playgrounds, barbecue facilities, walking and bike paths and nature play all set in a beautiful heritage...

Como Gardens
Como Gardens
79 Basin Olinda Rd, The Basin
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 registered with the...

Coranderrk Aboriginal Station
Coranderrk Aboriginal Station
19 Barak Lane Healesville
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 in 1924, with most...

Corkman Park
Corkman Park
160 Leicester St Carlton
Where The Corkman Irish Pub once stood, a new park is now open for the community to enjoy. We've nicknamed it Corkman Park. The Corkman Irish Pub was built in 1857 on the corner of Leicester...

Cremorne Gardens
Cremorne Gardens
Corner Cremorne Street and Balmain Street Cremorne
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 Ellis who had...

Cruden Farm
Cruden Farm
60 Cranbourne Road Langwarrin
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. The property was left by Dame Elisabeth...

Curtain Square
Curtain Square
Curtain Square, Rathdowne St, Carlton North
Curtain Square is a popular spot to relax and enjoy a coffee. The extensive playground provides entertainment for the kids, while the shady lawns are an ideal place to relax and retreat from the...

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
The Georgian Road Olinda
The Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (formerly the National Rhododendron Garden) are host to an unparalleled variety of brilliantly coloured blooms, mainly rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries...

Docklands Park
Docklands Park
Harbour Esplanade Docklands
The landscaped gardens of Docklands Park on Harbour Esplanade are ideal for families, picnicking and other recreational activities. Docklands Park is a softer, greener area suitable for passive...

Domain Parklands
Domain Parklands
St Kilda Road Melbourne
The Domain Parklands is a patchwork of beautiful parks and gardens, made up of nearly 123 hectares. It includes some of the city's favourite destinations, including the Royal Botanic Gardens,...

Dooen Recreation Reserve
Dooen Recreation Reserve
Henty Highway, Dooen
Dooen Recreation Reserve, Henty Highway, Dooen 3-1/2 drive via Horsham - via National Highway M8 and Western Hwy/A8 Horsham is located roughly halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne. To get...

Doongalla Homestead Picnic Grounds
Doongalla Homestead Picnic Grounds
Simpsons Rd, The Basin
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 situated on a parcel of...

Earimil Gardens
Earimil Gardens
33A Koornalla Crescent, Mount Eliza
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 magnificent private and...

Edinburgh Gardens
Edinburgh Gardens
Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North
One of Yarra's largest parks at 24 hectares, Edinburgh Gardens is located in the heart of North Fitzroy. Every weekend there is something happening in the gardens, whether it be a BBQ, group...

Edwardes Lake Park
Edwardes Lake Park
Edwardes Street, Reservoir
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. The lake is a part of...

Elsternwick Park | Sportscover Arena
Elsternwick Park | Sportscover Arena
St Kilda St Brighton
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 Elsternwick Racecourse from...

Emerald Lake Park
Emerald Lake Park
Emerald Lake Road, Emerald
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 rolling parklands,...

Enchanted Adventure Garden
Enchanted Adventure Garden
55 Purves Road, Arthurs Seat
55 Purves Road, Arthurs Seat - Mornington Peninsular Everyone from kids to kids-at-heart are invited to discover the Enchanted Adventure Garden. 22 acres of hedge mazes, artistic gardens,...

Enclave Wetlands
Enclave Wetlands
Cnr Enclave Ave and Aspect Ave Ascot Vale
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 Vale. Located...

Endeavour Fern Gully
Endeavour Fern Gully
195 Arthurs Seat Road, Red Hill
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 that has natural...

Enterprize Park
Enterprize Park
469-503 Flinders Street Melbourne
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. The landing...

Fairies Tree | Fitzroy Gardens
Fairies Tree | Fitzroy Gardens
Wellington Parade Melbourne
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 Gum trees in the...

Fawkner Park | South Yarra
Fawkner Park | South Yarra
24-88 Commercial Road South Yarra
Fawkner Park in South Yarra is one of our favourite Melbourne parks is bounded by Toorak, St Kilda and Commercial Roads. Beautifully maintained grass and trees, walking paths and sporting fields...

Ferny Creek Ornamental Gardens
Ferny Creek Ornamental Gardens
100 Hilton Raod Sassafras
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 dominated by large...

Fitzroy Gardens
Fitzroy Gardens
Wellington Parade East Melbourne
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 over 150 years, few...

Flagstaff Gardens
Flagstaff Gardens
309-311 William Street Melbourne
Flagstaff Gardens are Melbourne's oldest gardens, forming one of Melbourne's most historic sites dating back to the early settlement of Melbourne. Features include lawns and trees with two...

Flinders Park
Flinders Park
Corner Batman Avenue and Flinders Street, Melbourne
Renamed to Melbourne Park, not a very popular decision. Tram from Cnr of Batman Avenue and Flinders Street, Melbourne. ...

Footscray Park
Footscray Park
Footscray Park, Ballarat Road, Footscray
Footscray Park is a regional open space with extensive garden beds and other facilities. It provides views to the city skyline, Flemington Racecourse and connections to the Maribyrnong River...

Forest Glade Gardens
Forest Glade Gardens
816 Mount Macedon Road Mount Macedon
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, this...

Gandel Gondwana Garden - Melboune Museum
Gandel Gondwana Garden - Melboune Museum
Carlton
NOW OPEN @ Melbourne Museum Explore Victoria's ancient landscapes and learn about creatures that once walked this land, from dinosaurs and megafauna to the ancestors of today's iconic Australian...

Gisborne Steam Park
Gisborne Steam Park
Webb Cres New Gisborne
Gisborne Steam Park is a 3ha site (7ac) situated on the Calder Highway, about 54km north-west from Melbourne. The Macedon Ranges Car Club shares part of the Steam Park, and has its own area and...

Gordon Reserve - City
Gordon Reserve - City
Spring Street Melbourne
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 between Melbourne and...

Grattan Gardens
Grattan Gardens
40 Grattan Street Prahran
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 the northern end by...

Harpley's Cultural Adventure Park
Harpley's Cultural Adventure Park
Cnr Black Forest Rd and Zircon St Werribee
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 tranquil natural...

Herring Island
Herring Island
Como Landing , Alexandra Ave South Yarra
Herring Island | Environmental Sculpture Park is 3.2 hectares in size, located in the Yarra River. This informal parkland has provided the inspiration for curator Maudie Palmer to develop a...

High Country Maze
High Country Maze
678 Piries-Goughs Bay Rd, Goughs Bay
678 Piries-Goughs Bay Rd, Goughs Bay - Lake Eildon High Country Maze, Gardens & Events Maze Gardens Cafe Function Gardens (Events) Living our dream of building a beautiful...

Islands in Victoria
Islands in Victoria
Melbourne
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) -:- Gunbower Island...

Jells Park
Jells Park
Jells Park, Waverley Road Wheelers Hill
Jells Park is nestled in the Dandenong Creek Valley, Wheelers Hill, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The park attracts over 900,000 visitors a year, with over nine kilometres of...

JJ Holland Park | Kensington
JJ Holland Park | Kensington
Kensington Road 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 commonly called, is...

Johnstone Park - Geelong
Johnstone Park - Geelong
24-28 Gheringhap St Geelong
Johnstone Park Gheringhap St Geelong Johnstone Park is a landscaped garden bounded by Railway Terrace Gheringhap Street Little Malop Street Fenwick Street and Mercer Street. Johnstone Park on...

Kamesburgh Gardens
Kamesburgh Gardens
74-104 North Rd, Brighton
76 North Rd, Brighton VIC 3186 The Kamesburgh Gardens are classified as "Significant Gardens". Significant garden open to the public from sunrise to sunset. The mansion is privately leased by a...

Karkarook Park
Karkarook Park
Corner Warrigal Road and South Road, Moorabbin
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 lake is a good spot...

Kings Domain
Kings Domain
Kings Domain Melbourne
Kings Domain covers the area from Linlithgow Avenue south to Domain Road. Features mature trees set in extensive lawns, a fern gully, and flower borders along the Government House boundary....

Lake Wendouree
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat
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, it has been...

Lillydale Lake & Park
Lillydale Lake & Park
435 Swansea Rd Lillydale
Lillydale Lake is open at all times and has a range of facilities and activities to suit everyone, including an all-abilities playground, outdoor fitness station, walking tracks, fishing jetties,...

Lyrebird Track
Lyrebird Track
Lyrebird Track, Burwood Highway and Mt Dandenong Tourist Road Upper Ferntree Gully
Lyrebird Track extends 4.8km to the left of the 1000 Steps and provides a moderate walk to the top of One Tree Hill picnic ground. The path is steep and beautiful, which makes it attractive to...

Mackenzie Falls
Mackenzie Falls
Northern Grampians Road, Wartook
Grampians National Park, Northern Grampians Road, Wartook Located in the Grampians, the Mackenzie Falls are one of the largest waterfalls in Australia. There are many easy walks in the area,...

Malahang Park
Malahang Park
Corner Malahang Parade and Oriel Road Heidelberg West
This large, flat, grassy park is very popular with families as it is home to a magnificent regional playground, as well as a skate/BMX park and BML jumps. Paths cross the park. Malahang Reserve...

Malvern Gardens
Malvern Gardens
1275-1277 High Street Malvern
Originally the site of a natural spring had been used by the Wurundjeri people, the 13 acres of land was set aside in 1866 to supply the developing suburb with water. Work began to convert the...

Maritime Cove Community Park
Maritime Cove Community Park
Cnr The Blvd and Todd Rd, Port Melbourne
Maritime Cove Community Park, Perc White Reserve, Cnr The Blvd and Todd Rd, Port Melbourne Melbourne's newest waterside park and playground destination for the 'young and the young at heart' has...

Market Square Pop-up Park
Market Square Pop-up Park
391 Queen St Melbourne
Conveniently situated right beside Queen Victoria Market, the Market Square pop-up park offers the perfect place to relax on the grass and enjoy a picnic with family and friends, complete with...

Mayday Hills Asylum
Mayday Hills Asylum
28 Kurrajong Way Beechworth
Mayday Hills is a decommissioned 'Lunatic Asylum' located at the top of Albert Rd in Beechworth and was one of the largest psychiatric hospitals in Victoria. At it's peak of operation, Mayday...

Mayer Park
Mayer Park
Cnr Leinster Grove and Normanby Avenue Thornbury
Mayer Park is on the corner Leinster Grove and Normanby Avenue, Thornbury Friends of Mayer Park formed as a response to the Darebin City Council's proposal to build a sports stadium on the park...

Maze House
Maze House
3155 Midland Highway, Newlyn North
3155 Midland Highway, Newlyn North - Daylesford Victoria's newest public maze - a ten-minute drive from the quaint town of Daylesford. Maze House is great outdoor fun for kids, families,...

Melbourne General Cemetery
Melbourne General Cemetery
College Crescent Carlton North
The Melbourne General Cemetery is a large necropolis located 2 km north of the city of Melbourne in the suburb of Carlton North. The cemetery was opened on 1 June 1853, and the Old Melbourne...

Melbourne Paths: Shared (Walking & Bike) Paths
Melbourne Paths: Shared (Walking & Bike) Paths
Melbourne
The City of Melbourne has more than 135 kilometres of on and off-road routes in its cycling network, and more than 2,700 parking hoops located across the municipality. In 2023, CNN ranked...

Melbourne's secret gardens and green spaces
Melbourne's secret gardens and green spaces
Melbourne
What's On | City of Melbourne writes... Take a break from indoors with an solo stroll through an urban forest or secluded nook in these city-side parks. Melbourne's secret gardens and green...

Melbourne's Urban Forest
Melbourne's Urban Forest
Melbourne
The City of Melbourne maintains more than 70,000 trees. The Melbourne's Urban Forest website enables you to explore this dataset and some of the challenges facing Melbourne's Urban Forest. Map...

Melton Botanic Garden
Melton Botanic Garden
Tullidge St, Melton
The Melton Botanic Garden is a beautiful and educational place to visit. It is developed and maintained by dedicated volunteers known as Friends of the Melton Botanic Garden. Walk, scoot or...

Mica Grange Gardens
Mica Grange Gardens
373 Faraday-Sutton Grange Road Sutton Grange
Mica Grange is a picturesque 40 hectare property 2 hours drive from Melbourne near Castlemaine. Encaptured by the stunning views, undulating landscape and granite outcrops, Mary and Bede Gibson...

Mount Arapiles
Mount Arapiles
Mount Arapiles Arapiles
Mount Arapiles in Tooan State Park is widely regarded as Australia's best rock climbing area. Mount Arapiles is a spectacular feature, rising sharply from the Wimmera plains to form part of the...

Mount Dandenong Arboretum
Mount Dandenong Arboretum
65 Ridge Rd, Mount Dandenong
Mount Dandenong Arboretum (Dandenong Ranges National Park) The Mount Dandenong Arboretum extends over 16 hectares and contains a collection of maturing deciduous trees and conifers from around the...

Narmbool | Homestead and Gardens
Narmbool | Homestead and Gardens
Horsehill North Road Elaine
Narmbool, a magnificent pastoral property of 2,000 hectares located near Ballarat. Owned by The Sovereign Hill Museums Association, Narmbool is home to 12,000 sheep, koalas, kangaroos, wallabies,...

NewQuay Central Park
NewQuay Central Park
429-437 Docklands Drive Docklands
A green jewel in Melbourne's Docklands, NewQuay Central Park consciously breaks from the area's formal, linear, polished spaces to offer an assertion of wind and water in a pre-settlement landscape...

Old Melbourne Cemetery
Old Melbourne Cemetery
Melbourne
Many people assume the first Melbourne cemetery was the Old Melbourne Cemetery (over Queen Victoria Market), when it was in fact Burial Hill, today's Flagstaff Gardens. Willie, the child of James...

Olinda Falls
Olinda Falls
Olinda Falls Reserve Olinda
Soak up in the picture-perfect scenic landscape of Olinda Falls while visiting the wonderful tourist spots of Mount Dandenong. With numerous public and private gardens containing native flowers and...

Open Gardens Victoria
Open Gardens Victoria
Melbourne
Victorian Open Gardens Scheme Inc is a new not-for-profit organization formed to continue the long tradition of opening private gardens throughout Victoria. Victoria has a proud horticultural...

Organ Pipes National Park
Organ Pipes National Park
Calder Hwy, Keilor
The main feature at the 152 ha Organ Pipes National Park in a deep gorge in the bare Keilor plains is a set of basalt columns that look like organ pipes . The Friends of Organ Pipes National Park...

Packer Park
Packer Park
Cnr Leila Road and Hunter St Carnegie
Packer Park in Carnegie is an amazing park with a playground, cycling track, wetland, outdoor bowling and best of all, it's all free to use. J. T. Packer Park has a well equipped, colourful all...

Panorama Wildlife Sanctuary and Secret Gardens
Panorama Wildlife Sanctuary and Secret Gardens
Boneo
Panorama Wildlife Sanctuary and Secret Gardens is a privately owned 55 acre garden and wildlife reserve. The property includes over 25 acres of gardens with panoramic views for over 100...

Parks of Melbourne
Parks of Melbourne
Melbourne
The picturesque backgrounds of inner Melbourne parklands are perfect for wedding photography, sporting activities and picnics. Towering trees, sprawling lawns, along with the many lakes and rivers,...

Parks Victoria
Parks Victoria
Level 10, 535 Bourke Street, Melbourne
Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class park service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. Parks Victoria manages Victoria's network of national, state, regional and metropolitan...

Parliament Gardens
Parliament Gardens
Spring St Melbourne
This small triangular park is a pleasant respite at the Spring Street end of Town, with views of Parliament House, St. Patrick's Cathedral, St Peter's Eastern Hill, the Old Synagogue, the Old Baptist...

Phoenix Park
Phoenix Park
22 Rob Roy Road Malvern East
The Phoenix Park precinct in Malvern East is a true community hub and features a community centre, library, skating facilities, open space and a spectacular adventure playground. The Phoenix Park...

Pioneer Women's Gardens
Pioneer Women's Gardens
Melbourne
Pioneer Women's Gardens now known as Queen Victoria Gardens in the Kings Domain......

Pipemakers Park
Pipemakers Park
2 Van Ness Avenue, Maribyrnong
Pipemakers Park is an eight hectare reserve located on Van Ness Avenue in Maribyrnong, on the Maribyrnong River and comprises of: Burton Crescent Reserve located north along the Maribyrnong...

Point Cook Coastal Park
Point Cook Coastal Park
Point Cook Coastal Park Point Cook
There are many ways to enjoy Point Cook Coastal Park. Have a barbecue or picnic while the kids enjoy the playgrounds. Walk or ride along the many tracks and learn about the wetlands. Explore the...

Point Nepean National Park
Point Nepean National Park
Point Nepean Road Portsea
Point Nepean is truly one of Victoria's beautiful natural landscapes. A special place with so much to see and discover. Its rich history has played an important role in shaping the early...

Prahran Square
Prahran Square
Cato Street Prahran
Prahran Square is the $60+ million transformation of the old Cato Street car park in Prahran into almost 10,000m² of multifunctional urban parkland with over 500 spaces of underground car...

Princes Park
Princes Park
Royal Parade Parkville
Princes Park in Parkville is conveniently located close to the city centre and is easily accessible by public transport. The Park stretches nearly two kilometres north-south but is only 350 metres...

Queen Victoria Gardens
Queen Victoria Gardens
Queen Victoria Gardens Melbourne
The Queen Victoria Gardens are part of the Domain Parklands, taking up a peaceful triangle of land just across St Kilda Road from the Arts Centre Melbourne. Features trees and flowerbeds set in...

Queens Park
Queens Park
Corner of Kellawy Avenue and Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds
Queens Park is a lovely park in Moonee Ponds in Melbourne, Australia. Queens Park is a relaxing retreat from the nearby busy streets. It is a popular park with a rose garden, sunken garden and...

Queensbridge Square
Queensbridge Square
1A Queens Bridge Street Southbank
Queensbridge Square is a pedestrian plaza beside the Yarra River, featuring the Red Stair amphitheatre and riverside landscaped garden beds. The space connects Southgate, Southbank Boulevard,...

Raffles Walk Park
Raffles Walk Park
Grandvista Boulevard , Werribee
Werribee & Werribee South Children of all ages are guaranteed to love this playground. The main features here are the boulders and soft rock hills. Working with natural earth elements this nature...

Ron Barassi Senior Park
Ron Barassi Senior Park
500 Docklands Drive Docklands
Ron Barassi Senior Park is a park and recreational space located at the west end of Docklands Drive next to the support columns for the freeway. Ron Barassi Snr Park is a community recreational...

Royal Botanic Gardens | Cranbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens | Cranbourne
1000 Ballarto Road, Cranbourne
With Victoria's lockdown rules being opened up slightly to allow five people over to your house, and 10 people to gather outdoors (keeping 1.5m distance), good news has just come in that the Royal...

Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne
Birdwood Avenue South Yarra
The Royal Botanic Gardens have become world-famous for their spectacular vistas across sweeping lawns and lakes. Every visitor will enjoy a walk around the Ornamental Lake with its teeming native...

Royal Park
Royal Park
Flemington Road Parkville
Royal Park is Melbourne's largest park covering 170 hectares, and its wide open spaces make it hard to believe you are still in the city. Since its earliest days as designated parkland, Royal Park...

Ruffey Lake Park
Ruffey Lake Park
The Boulevarde Doncaster
Ruffey Lake Park is large (68 hectares) and one of the most popular parks in Manningham. Ruffey Creek crosses the park and large expanses of grass are dotted with a mixture of native and exotic...

Sherbrooke Forest
Sherbrooke Forest
Sherbrooke Forest Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke Forest in the Dandenong Ranges, 40 km east of Melbourne Sherbrooke Picnic Ground and O'Donohue Picnic Ground are located in Sherbrooke Forest, the largest section of the Dandenong...

South Beach Reserve
South Beach Reserve
26 Jacka Boulevard St Kilda
South Beach Reserve is nestled between St Kilda Beach and The Esplanade in St Kilda. Over the years many events have been held here including Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinema and St Kilda Esplanade...

Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT)
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT)
PO Box 1159 Clayton
Honouring and Celebrating Life The Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT) is a community based, not-for-profit organisation, committed to serving the needs of our communities. Our...

St Kilda Botanical Gardens
St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Corner Dickens Street and Tennyson Street St Kilda
The site of the St Kilda Botanical Gardens were established in the 1800's. The municipal council petitioned the Department of Lands and Survey to make this segment of land bordered by Dickens Street,...

State Dog Centre | KCC Park
State Dog Centre | KCC Park
655 Westernport Highway, Skye
The Victorian State Dog Centre at KCC Park consists of 74 acres owned by DOGS Victoria situated at 655 Westernport Hwy, (between Thompson Rd and Hall Rd), Skye. It includes fenced off-lead areas,...

Steampacket Gardens | Geelong
Steampacket Gardens | Geelong
Steampacket Gardens Geelong
This is a nice little park not far from the Geelong Pier and the Geelong Yacht Club. An open lawn with beautiful trees around the perimeter, the Gardens are a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the sun...

Steavenson Falls
Steavenson Falls
Falls Road, Marysville
Steavenson Falls are one of Victoria's highest falls with 5 cascades, a total descent of 122 metres, the last having a drop of more than 21 metres. Named after John Steavenson, who first visited...

Studley Park Boathouse
Studley Park Boathouse
1 Boathouse Road, Kew
The iconic Studley Park boathouse will re-open with a new dining, drinking & entertainment hub on the banks of the Yarra River. Established in 1863, Studley Park boathouse has served Melbourne...

Tan Track
Tan Track
Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra
No visit to Melbourne is complete without a walk, jog or run around Melbourne's iconic 'Tan Track', a 3.827km track around the Botanic Gardens. The Tan The Tan was originally constructed in the...

The Briars Community Forest
The Briars Community Forest
The Briars Community Forest, 442 Nepean Hwy, Mount Martha
The Briars is a spectacular 230-hectare property located in Mount Martha, roughly 1 hours drive to the south of Melbourne. Visitors can enjoy walks and wildlife spotting or become immersed in...

The Briars Homestead and Gardens
The Briars Homestead and Gardens
450 Nepean Hwy Mount Martha
The Briars Park is the Mornington Peninsula Shire's foremost property, and a beautiful example of 'Cultural Landscape', with a long history of Aboriginal occupation, followed by European occupation...

The Nook - Sunbury
The Nook - Sunbury
Vaughan Street, Sunbury
The Nook is an attractive picnic spot overlooking the lake and surrounded parkland. The park features a duck pond, sheltered picnic tables, lawns, benches, car park, rubbish bins, drinking...

The Tangled Maze
The Tangled Maze
2301 Midland Highway, Springmount
2301 Midland Highway, Springmount - Daylesford Where getting lost is only half the fun! About 90 minutes north-west of Melbourne, The Tangled Maze is all about getting lost. The 'Botanical...

Timbarra Park
Timbarra Park
Ernst Wanke Rd, Berwick
Interesting playground with a farmyard theme. The main structure has a wave slide, tunnel, steering wheel panel, abacus, balance beam, monkey rungs, steep chain bridge, fireman's pole and sloping...

Treasury Gardens
Treasury Gardens
Corner of Spring St and Wellington Parade, 2-18 Spring Street East Melbourne
The small and peaceful Treasury Gardens sit between Fitzroy Gardens and Spring Street, and are a popular venue for community events and rallies. Treasury Gardens is one of the state's oldest...

Truganina Park
Truganina Park
Queen Street, Altona Meadows
Truganina Coastal Parklands has been created on the site of the former Altona Tip. A feature of the park is the 100 Steps to Federation, a stone staircase made of basalt rock recycled from when...

Tudor Village
Tudor Village
East Melbourne
The Village which is situated in the centre of the Fitzroy Gardens, was modelled in cement by Mr. Edgar Wilson, a 77 year old pensioner who lived in Hamilton Road, Norwood, London, England, who...

Veg Out Community Gardens
Veg Out Community Gardens
Chaucer Street, St Kilda
Veg Out is an organic, chemical free community garden run by volunteers and located in St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. Formerly a lawn bowling green, the land Veg Out is situated on is...

Victoria Park
Victoria Park
Corner Lulie St and Turner St Abbotsford
Victoria Park is a sports venue in Abbotsford best known as the original home of the Collingwood Football Club. Built for Australian rules football and cricket, Victoria Park has also been home...

Victoria State Rose Garden
Victoria State Rose Garden
(Enter via Gate 2) K Road Werribee South
The Victoria State Rose Garden has over 5,000 roses (covering about 6 acres) and one of the tourist gems of Victoria. Awarded the International Garden of Excellence by the World Federation Of Rose...

Wattle Park
Wattle Park
1012 Riversdale Road Surrey Hills
Wattle Park features historic buildings, huge gum trees, wattles, seasonal wildflowers and ponds. The historic Chalet, popular for functions, is set among exotic trees and sweeping lawns. The...

Werribee Gorge State Park
Werribee Gorge State Park
Werribee Gorge Pentland Hills
Werribee Gorge retains a wild, rugged natural beauty. The park offers spectacular views and great opportunities for bushwalking and rock climbing. There are a variety of walks in the park. A...

Werribee Park
Werribee Park
K Road, Werribee
10 hectares of open parkland and superbly manicured formal gardens surround Werribee Mansion. The gardens are widely attributed to W.R Guilfoyle, Curator of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens. His...

Westerfolds Park
Westerfolds Park
71 Fitzsimons Lane Templestowe
Westerfolds Park is a huge park next to the Yarra River in Templestowe with over 120 hectares of recreational and environmental parkland managed by Parks Victoria. The park has much to...

Williamstown Botanic Gardens
Williamstown Botanic Gardens
Corner Giffard Street and Osborne Street Williamstown
Opened in 1860, the gardens provide a peaceful setting to enjoy a picnic, stroll or to just relax. Nestled by the sea, complete with rare and significant trees, a formal palm avenue and a...

Wilson Botanic Park Berwick
Wilson Botanic Park Berwick
668 Princes Hwy Berwick
Wilson Botanic Park Berwick has been developed into 39 hectares of scenic and tranquil parkland. Only minutes from the Monash Freeway, the park attracts local and international visitors and is...

Wilsons Botanical Park
Wilsons Botanical Park
668 Princes Highway Berwick
Only minutes from the Monash Freeway, the park attracts local and international visitors and is sanctuary to an abundance of native animals. Perched on the edge of the Basalt Lake, the Birdhide...

Wombat Corner Camp
Wombat Corner Camp
Emerald Lake Road Emerald
Wombat Corner is an accredited camp situated in Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges only 50km from Melbourne. It is surrounded by Emerald Lake Park and Wright Forest with the lake itself only one...

Woodlands Historic Park & Homestead
Woodlands Historic Park & Homestead
Oaklands Road, Greenvale
Woodlands Historic Park totals over 700 hectares (1730 acres). It was first established as a public park in 1980 and contains many physical links to the landscape of the settlers in the 1840s,...

Y Water Discovery Centre
Y Water Discovery Centre
2 Hood St Yea
The Y Water Discovery Centre incorporates a fully accredited Visitor Information Centre and interactive environmental interpretive displays to inform visitors about the importance of water resource...

Yarra Bend Park
Yarra Bend Park
Boathouse Road Kew
Yarra Bend Park is the largest park near Melbourne featuring river escarpments, open woodlands, playing fields and golf courses. Nestled in between Kew and Abbotsford is this fabulous bushland....

Yarra Park
Yarra Park
Yarra Park Jolimont
Yarra Park is one of Melbourne's best known parks being home to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Punt Road Oval. Yarra Park is one of the main public parklands located within the city's...

Yarra Promenade
Yarra Promenade
Yarra Promenade Southbank
Public walkway outside Crown Towers, Southbank. Yarra Promenade runs between Queensbridge Street (near Queens Bridge), along the bank of the Yarra River to Spencer Street, Southbank. Features...

Yarraville Gardens
Yarraville Gardens
Whitehall Street Yarraville
Garden beds, barbecue, picnic tables, public toilets, outdoor stage, sealed paths and James Cumming Memorial statue. Dogs can be off lead on Greelish Oval except when games in...



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