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Address: Toorak Road West | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia

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A nice walk on a sunny Melbourne day

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Melbourne
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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Perth, Australia
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198 attraction reviews
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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269 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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Melbourne, Australia
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54 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 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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Melbourne
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56 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

As this is my local park I use it quite regularly. Lots of shady trees, open spaces for dogs to run around. Sporting groups play cricket, football. Lovely pleasant environment. It's also a popular lunch spot for the hospital staff from across the road.

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is a lovely park but watch out for dog owners. It is not the friendliest dog park around. There seems to be days where it's all big dogs and then days when it's all little dogs. I have never seen an aggressive dog at this park, most dogs are well behaved. I have a little dog that got a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Large off leash areas frequented by lots of "nice", social dogs. You won't find mutts and Staffys here. A very active dog group late every afternoon. Avoid Sat arvo though, as most of the off leash areas also double up as sports fields.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Nice park for running, playing tennis (there are pitches), cycling or just for a stroll surrounded by green. Nice pictures can be taken out from this place since not too many people around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is a nice square park that is great to run around, but it will trick you as how difficult the false flats are.

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Address: Address: Toorak Road West | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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