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Address: Toorak Road West | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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a lovely park in the middle of a busy area

nice, green park with good access to transport. parking poor, so come by tram. nice for walking or cycling. good for footie, soccer & cricket players too. not much in the way... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
simon b

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice, green park with good access to transport. parking poor, so come by tram. nice for walking or cycling. good for footie, soccer & cricket players too. not much in the way of food or drinks locally, so walk to chapel st.

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Thank simon b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Faulkner Park at least 3 times a week! It's off leash area is at least the size of 5 football fields.. If your looking for a great spot for your pooch, you've found it 😊

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Thank CarmenSL
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223 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

I visit Fawkner park every second day for a walk around the loop, or to bike through on the path. We visited today for a BBQ with a few colleagues. Easy to find, rubbish bins, picnic tables and toilets close by. Lots of shelter, and beautiful grass to sit on. Lovely for a picnic, quick lunch break, walk or just... More 

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Thank Tania W
Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Its nothing short of special to have this park located where it is, the vast landscape just stretches on and on and is perfect to break up the concrete jungle surrounding it. Perfect for a casual stroll or walking the pets on most days but try to avoid weekends as some sport functions are usually on and tend to ruin... More 

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Thank OzRider16
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

As a local, this has always been my favourite park. It's in a really nice part of the city (South Yarra). What I love about it is there is plenty of parking along each side of the park. It's so big but the way it's designed is that you can see from one side to the other. This is helpful... More 

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Melbourne
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48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fawkner Park is opposite my apartment building so I walk around there quite often. It's a really great park, often with sport events, joggers, dog walkers and the like. Safe and friendly, always well maintained.

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Thank Dav2525
Melbourne, Australia
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279 reviews
76 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Massive expanse of green gently sloping from Toorak Rd south to the Alfred Hospital Commercial rd Precinct. Good for walking the dog.

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Thank Tom B
Perth, Australia
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453 reviews
285 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I came across this park by accident. And it's a nice bit of greenery in between some majorish looking roadways but really it's a park. There is kid's play equipment if you need reprieve from your kids craziness, and if you happen to be in the area. But aside from that, another park.

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Thank Merilyn_S_12
Melbourne, Australia
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598 reviews
340 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a hard-working, mixed-use park. As the photo shows, it offers great expanses of mown grass, so is loved by local people exercising their dogs. Cyclists and runners are frequent users too. There are established trees (at risk during droughts) and broad walkways and sporting facilities (including tennis courts). Blocks of apartments look onto and across the park, and... More 

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Thank Alys-Schatzi
Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews
59 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

As it's our local park, I often go to this place for walking and take a rest in nature. It's a vast park with lots of green space, good place to play tennis or football as well.

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