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: Lillydale Lake & Park
Lillydale Lake & Park
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, f .. | Read more..

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View Event: Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is an iconic 40 km recreation trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail follows the path of the historical railway line through t .. | Read more..

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View Event: Malahang Park
Malahang Park
Malahang Reserve has a great range of playground equipment spread across a large area including a new Skate Park and BMX dirt-track. Includes a real zip line with poles like a b .. | Read more..

View Profile | Heidelberg West


View Event: Maritime Cove Community Park
Maritime Cove Community Park
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 yo .. | Read more..

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View Event: Mayer Park
Mayer Park
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 sta .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne City Square
Melbourne City Square
CLOSED City Square is closed to the public for construction of the new Metro Tunnel CBD South Station Melbourne City Square located opposite Melbourne Town Hall has been the he .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne General Cemetery
Melbourne General Cemetery
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 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne Walking | Bike Paths
Melbourne Walking | Bike Paths
There are many walking and cycling shared paths that wind along our waterways and allow you to take in the 84Hundred*. Whether you like going for a bike ride, a jog or a leisure .. | Read more..

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View Event: Melbourne's Urban Forest
Melbourne's Urban Forest
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 U .. | Read more..

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View Event: Narmbool Gardens
Narmbool Gardens
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, kan .. | Read more..

View Profile | Elaine


View Event: National Rhododendron Gardens
National Rhododendron Gardens
The National Rhododendron Gardens in the scenic Dandenong Ranges are host to an unparalleled variety of brilliantly coloured blooms, mainly rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherr .. | Read more..

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View Event: Old Melbourne Cemetery
Old Melbourne Cemetery
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, .. | Read more..

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View Event: Olinda Falls
Olinda Falls
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 n .. | Read more..

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View Event: Open Gardens Victoria
Open Gardens Victoria
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 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Open Gardens | Melbourne
Open Gardens | Melbourne
Every Saturday, Sunday
Open Gardens calendar is managed by Victorian Open Gardens Scheme Inc replacing Open Garden Scheme. The Victorian Open Gardens web site shows the details of open gardens and tim .. | Read more..

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View Event: Organ Pipes National Park
Organ Pipes National Park
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Keilor


View Event: Packer Park
Packer Park
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 equippe .. | Read more..

View Profile | Carnegie


View Event: Panorama Garden Estate
Panorama Garden Estate
Enjoy a great day out visiting one of Australia's largest private gardens and wildlife reserves at Panorama Garden Estate. Panorama Gardens is a unique, 55 acre, nature garden on t .. | Read more..

View Profile | Boneo


View Event: Parks of Melbourne
Parks of 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 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Parks Victoria
Parks Victoria
Parks Victoria manages Victoria's world class network of national, state, regional and metropolitan parks, other conservation reserves, many significant cultural assets, and Melbou .. | Read more..

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View Event: Parliament Gardens
Parliament Gardens
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 Synagog .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Phoenix Park
Phoenix Park
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. .. | Read more..

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View Event: Pioneer Women's Gardens
Pioneer Women's Gardens
Pioneer Women's Gardens now known as Queen Victoria Gardens in the Kings Domain... .. | Read more..

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View Event: Point Nepean National Park
Point Nepean National Park
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Portsea


View Event: Princes Park
Princes Park
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Parkville


View Event: Queen Victoria Gardens
Queen Victoria Gardens
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 f .. | Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne


View Event: Queens Park
Queens Park
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Moonee Ponds


View Event: Queensbridge Square
Queensbridge Square
Queensbridge Square is a pedestrian plaza beside the Yarra River, featuring the postmodern Red Stair amphitheatre and riverside landscaped garden beds. The space connects Southg .. | Read more..

View Profile | Southbank


View Event: Royal Botanic Gardens | Cranbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens | Cranbourne
Melbourne's newest Botanic Garden to open in over 100 years is the Australia Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne. The Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is one of Vi .. | Read more..

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View Event: Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne
Royal Botanic Gardens | Melbourne
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | South Yarra


View Event: Royal Park
Royal Park
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 p .. | Read more..

View Profile | Parkville


View Event: Ruffey Lake Park
Ruffey Lake Park
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 n .. | Read more..

View Profile | Doncaster


View Event: Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT)
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT)
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 communi .. | Read more..

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View Event: St Kilda Botanical Gardens
St Kilda Botanical Gardens
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 .. | Read more..

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View Event: State Dog Centre | KCC Park
State Dog Centre | KCC Park
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 fen .. | Read more..

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View Event: Steampacket Gardens
Steampacket Gardens
Steampacket Gardens is small park near 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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Geelong


View Event: Steavenson Falls
Steavenson Falls
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, .. | Read more..

View Profile | Marysville


View Event: Studley Park Boathouse
Studley Park Boathouse
Studley Park Boathouse is situated on the east bank of the Yarra River in Yarra Bend Park and boasts as impressive fleet of rowboats, canoes & kayaks which are all available for hi .. | Read more..

View Profile | Kew


View Event: Summerhill Bridge | Darebin Creek
Summerhill Bridge | Darebin Creek
La Trobe Uni Lakes Bridge | Darebin Creek Fantastic news, we have a new bridge. A better way of saying it, we have a brand new replacement bridge with it's own name. Summerhil .. | Read more..

View Profile | Reservoir


View Event: Tan Track
Tan Track
No visit to Melbourne is complete without a walk, jog or run around Melbourne's iconic 'Tan Track', a 3.8km track around King's Domain and the Botanic Gardens. Commonly and af .. | Read more..

View Profile | South Yarra


View Event: The Briars Park & Homestead
The Briars Park & Homestead
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 Eu .. | Read more..

View Profile | Mount Martha


View Event: The Summit Adventure Park
The Summit Adventure Park
The Summit is a 50 acre outdoor adventure park with a primary focus on providing inspiring and life changing experiences through a combination of meaningful programs and powerful a .. | Read more..

View Profile | Trafalgar East


View Event: Timbarra Park
Timbarra Park
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Berwick


View Event: Treasury Gardens
Treasury Gardens
The small and peaceful Treasury Gardens sit between Fitzroy Gardens and Spring Street, and are a popular venue for community events and rallies. The gardens are home to a multi .. | Read more..

View Profile | East Melbourne


View Event: Truganina Park
Truganina Park
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 re .. | Read more..

View Profile | Altona Meadows


View Event: Tudor Village
Tudor Village
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, .. | Read more..

View Profile | East Melbourne


View Event: Victoria Park
Victoria Park
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 h .. | Read more..

View Profile | Abbotsford


View Event: Victoria State Rose Garden
Victoria State Rose Garden
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 .. | Read more..

View Profile | Werribee South


View Event: Wandiligong Hedge Maze
Wandiligong Hedge Maze
Wandiligong Maze is Australia's largest living hedge maze with 2km of pathways, surrounded by gardens. Explore the maze. Smell the heritage roses. Eat in our Licensed Cafe with .. | Read more..

View Profile | Wandiligong


View Event: Wattle Park
Wattle Park
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 sweep .. | Read more..

View Profile | Surrey Hills


View Event: Werribee Gorge State Park
Werribee Gorge State Park
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 i .. | Read more..

View Profile | Pentland Hills


View Event: Werribee Park
Werribee Park
10 hectares of open parkland and superbly manicured formal gardens surround Werribee Mansion. This area is referred to as Werribee Park and designed to compliment the mansion's gra .. | Read more..

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View Event: Westerfolds Park
Westerfolds Park
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 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Wilson Botanic Park Berwick
Wilson Botanic Park 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 .. | Read more..

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View Event: Wilsons Botanical Park
Wilsons Botanical Park
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 La .. | Read more..

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View Event: Wombat Corner Camp
Wombat Corner Camp
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 i .. | Read more..

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View Event: Woodlands Historic Park & Homestead
Woodlands Historic Park & Homestead
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 i .. | Read more..

View Profile | Greenvale


View Event: Y Water Discovery Centre
Y Water Discovery Centre
The Y Water Discovery Centre incorporates a fully accredited Visitor Information Centre and interactive environmental interpretive displays to inform visitors about the importance .. | Read more..

View Profile | Yea


View Event: Yarra Bend Park
Yarra Bend Park
Yarra Bend Park is the largest area of natural bushland near the heart of Melbourne. The park features steep river escarpments, open woodlands, playing fields and golf courses. .. | Read more..

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