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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank Tania W
Melbourne, Australia
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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 

Thank OzRider16
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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 

1 Thank Lucy P
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49 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.

Thank Dav2525
Melbourne, Australia
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245 reviews
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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.

Thank Tom B
Perth, Australia
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451 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.

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Melbourne, Australia
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539 reviews
320 attraction reviews
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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 

Thank Alys-Schatzi
Melbourne, Australia
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78 reviews
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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.

Thank Captain_Hoomi
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97 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank birdcagewalking
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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 

Thank Melanie S

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