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The best autumn walks in Melbourne
Where to see golden leaves and autumn colours in the city.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
A picturesque haven for recreation and a key botanical resource for research and conservation.
Twelve stunning gardens close to the Melbourne CBD
Take a soothing stroll in some of the city's best gardens.
Ron Barassi Senior Park
Recreational space by the waterfront with a playground and barbecues.
Parliament Gardens Reserve
This small triangular park is a pleasant respite at the Spring Street end of town.
Things to do in the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Live music, outdoor cinema and free walks are all on offer.
A tranquil green edge to Melbourne's government buildings precinct.
A popular park in South Yarra, with tennis facilities and meandering paths.
University of Melbourne
The oldest university in Victoria, with landscaped gardens and interesting architecture.
A great spot to laze around or have a barbecue by the Yarra River.
Planted with eucalypts, this inner-city park sits on the site of former rail yard.
Secret gardens and majestic parks
Take a walk through Melbourne’s lush parks and gardens.
Melbourne’s secret gardens and green spaces
Take a stroll through an urban forest or secluded nook in these city-side parks.
A sculpture park designed by internationally renowned artist Callum Morton.
Five free must-do Melbourne walks
It’s time to get out and about in the city. Have a wander with these free guides.