Parks and gardens
Parkville Tennis Club
Small, friendly tennis club on Royal Parade with three synthetic clay courts available for hire.
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.
Royal Park Tennis Club
One of the largest community tennis facilities in the state, with a history that goes back to 1889.
Fawkner Park Tennis Centre
Offers public court hire, coaching sessions for adults and kids, and social competitions.
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.
An indoor world of floral beauty with displays that change five times each year.
Planted with eucalypts, this inner-city park sits on the site of former rail yard.
Royal Park Public Golf Course
Nine-hole public golf course offering cart and club hire and coaching sessions.
A sculpture park designed by internationally renowned artist Callum Morton.
JJ Holland Park
Home to kids playgrounds, a skate park and the local community centre.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
A picturesque haven for recreation and a key botanical resource for research and conservation.
Trin Warren Tam-boore
An urban wetland over five hectares on the edge of Royal Park.
A park beside the Yarra River commemorating the landing of the first settlers.
A great place for birdwatching, a casual picnic or an escape from the city.
A pedestrian plaza and green space connecting Southgate and Flinders Street Station.
A World Heritage Site known for its Victorian fountain and tree-lined avenues.
A major sports and recreation ground offering a diverse range of activities in Carlton North.
Queen Victoria Gardens
These landscaped gardens on St Kilda Road are home to the Floral Clock.
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Melbourne Boat Hire
Cruise the Yarra River in the comfort of your own luxury vessel.
Port Phillip Ferries
Port Phillip Ferries travel daily between Melbourne and the Geelong and Bellarine regions.
Kensington Community Recreation Centre
A multi-purpose facility offering fitness and fun for everyone.