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

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Don't go out of your way to find this park

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Merilyn_S_12
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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308 reviews 308 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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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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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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54 helpful votes 54 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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Paris, France
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

i used to play softball here but it's a nice park to walk through if you want to get away from the city, personally I prefer Carlton Gardens but there's always some sport on you can sit and watch so that's a plus. very green and clean too

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

This is one of the better parks in Melbourne. It is well-cared for - and looking fab now that the drought is over. Great for family picnics. Just watch the dogs - or rather the owners of the dogs.

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