Parks and gardens

JJ Holland Park

Home to kids playgrounds, a skate park and the local community centre.

Birrarung Marr

Popular park along the Yarra River next to Federation Square.

Monument Park

A sculpture park designed by internationally renowned artist Callum Morton.

Batman Park

Planted with eucalypts, this inner-city park sits on the site of former rail yard.


An indoor world of floral beauty with displays that change five times each year.

University of Melbourne

The oldest university in Victoria, with landscaped gardens and interesting architecture.

Treasury Gardens

A tranquil green edge to Melbourne's government buildings precinct.

Yarra Park

Public parkland surrounding Australia's sporting mecca, the MCG.

Parliament Gardens Reserve

This small triangular park is a pleasant respite at the Spring Street end of town.

Kings Domain

Extensive gardens home to many significant Melbourne landmarks.

Queen Victoria Gardens

These landscaped gardens on St Kilda Road are home to the Floral Clock.

Royal Park

Public park offering an array of recreational and sporting facilities.

Princes Park

A major sports and recreation ground offering a diverse range of activities in Carlton North.

Fitzroy Gardens

These historic gardens are home to the famous Cooks' Cottage.

Carlton Gardens

A World Heritage Site known for its Victorian fountain and tree-lined avenues.

Westgate Park

A great place for birdwatching, a casual picnic or an escape from the city.

Trin Warren Tam-boore

An urban wetland over five hectares on the edge of Royal Park.

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

A picturesque haven for recreation and a key botanical resource for research and conservation.

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Flagstaff Gardens

Established in 1962, these informal gardens are a popular lunch spot.

Docklands Park

Kid-friendly park with walking trails and barbecue facilities.

Melbourne Boat Hire

Cruise the Yarra River in the comfort of your own luxury vessel.

Queen Victoria Gardens

These landscaped gardens on St Kilda Road are home to the Floral Clock.