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“Nice picnic spot”
Review of Ruffey Lake Park

Ruffey Lake Park
Ranked #211 of 419 things to do in Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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150 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Nice picnic spot”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

Some friends took us to this lovely parkland in Melbourne's eastern suburbs and I remember it as being well landscaped and maintained and very peaceful. I think that was mid week though. I have not been for a while. It had good picnic facilities and is very suitable for families. There is of course a lake as the name suggests with lovely walking tracks. Parking is inside the park too which is handy when carrying one's picnic things.

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great park for kids”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

We went here on a hot day as there's some trees to provide shade. The park provides good picnic type facilities and lots of adventure playground equipment. Downside is it's a bit hilly!

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Brilliant park.”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

This is a fantastic park. Wide open spaces, walk tracks, awesome playgrounds and great BBQ facilities.

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2 Thank Clare A
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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Scruffy suburban park”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Unkempt and way out in the suburbs -- car or bus trip. Don't bother - there's nothing to see. The map is wrong -- it's in Templestowe.

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2 Thank BernardMorey
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Lots to do - well set out”
Reviewed December 31, 2011

Have been with kids many times and there is plenty for them to do. Well laid out so you don't have to sit on top of other groups. Downside is we've seen snakes on the bike path several times ... got to keep the kids close.

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