Cardinia Reservoir is approximately 50 minutes from Melbourne, off Wellington Road. Click here for Park Information. Thank you to Bree for adding this Pram walk and description for others to enjoy!!! Click here to see another of Bree’s walks only 10 minutes from this one. Lovely walk on a fine not windy day across the dam […]
Keilor’s Brimbank Park is a refuge for wildlife and a great place to take kids for a walk. The nature trail gives you an opportunity to see a variety of birdlife as well as possums, echidnas, swamp wallabies, lizards, and turtles. Pick up Nature trail notes at the Information Centre. Start and finish at the […]
St. Kilda is home to a model of our Solar System has been constructed where each metre you walk represents 1,000,000 kms in space! Start near the white lighthouse in St. Kilda’s Marina Reserve at the Sun sculpture. All planets are accurately spaced and scaled to give you insight into the magnitude of our solar […]
Herring Island is a little known island in the middle of the Yarra River, only 3km from Melbourne’s’ CBD. Herring Island is a vital ecological resources that provides inner city habitat for indigenous fauna. The island boasts a series of environmental sculptures created from natural materials, based on the history and landscape of the island. […]
Werribee Mansion is surrounded by lovely gardens. Make sure you check out the grotto by the lake. It ‘s like a cave decorated with shells in the middle of the lake. The rose gardens are next to the gardens of the Werribee Mansion. There is also a small sculpture park at the back of Werribee […]
McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park in Langwarrin is a fantastic sculpture park. Hundreds of sculptures are dotted around a bush-setting. Walk over grass or along dirt tracks to see the sculptures. There is an art gallery, and large cafe out front. Entry by donation. Great place to take a pram and the kids to see […]
Banksia Park in Bulleen is situated on the Yarra River and has 3km of sealed paths. The Cherry Blossom Loop Walk passes beneath stunning a Japanese Cherry Grove. A playground, BBQ and picnic area make Banksia Park ideal for a day out of the house. Don’t forget pooch – there’s a dog friendly area too. […]
Karkarook Park in Moorabbin is a stunning example of how a depleted wasteland can be regenerated to allow wildlife and recreation to coexist. Once a sand mine, Karkarook Park now boasts a 15 hectare lake and wetland, that filters rain water before it enters Port Phillip Bay. Up to 6 km of walking tracks lace […]
Birrarrung Park in Bulleen insulates the junction of the Plenty and Yarra Rivers and exists as an important meeting place for the Wurrundjeri people. The park incorporates an adventure playground, several wood BBq’s (wood provided) and 2.8 km of sealed walking tracks. Dogs must remain on a leash at all times.
The Foreshore Trail in Williamstown is part of the Hobson’s Bay Coastal Trail. Start at the end of Williamstown Beach in Gloucester Reserve. You’ll pass the Jawbone Marine Sanctuary and Williamstown Wetlands with wooden boardwalks and birdhides on your way to Kororoit Creek. Return the same way.