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Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

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A good walk to and around.

A relaxing walk around the lake, plenty to see nature and plants, a number of seats to sit and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AHHHHHH the serenity

A quiet and serence place for families to enjoy the park and allow the children to play on the Play... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Steve P
Melbourne, Australia
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80 Central Rd, Blackburn, Whitehorse, Victoria 3130, Australia
+61 3 9878 6829
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A relaxing walk around the lake, plenty to see nature and plants, a number of seats to sit and watch the birds etc.

Thank jeffphilp2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018

A quiet and serence place for families to enjoy the park and allow the children to play on the Play Equpment. We met there and had a good relax and watched the Gran children to play.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I went that way with Ashley on Sunday 15th January 2017 because they were putting the road under the road and when she went over the bump the chips went everywhere in the van.

Thank trompfy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A lovely spot to walk and talk. Many different paths; a lovely lake to sit beside and ponder. Far from the crowds in nearby Forest Hill Shopping Centre.

Thank Martin C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A well defined circuit path surrounds the lake. It is a relatively easy walk and pleasant as you are surrounded by greenery and shrub. It is well kept, with a small playground and bbq facilities. Easy parking in Central road. Thanks for the vote if...More

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Morning walk before the heat hit. Lots of paths n track to walk on. Paths/ tracks are clear n easy to walk. Beautiful surroundings, lots of bird life. Lots of native flora n fauna. Great big playground from what I could see.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

While much can be made of the large lake in its centre, the surrounding forest is great in how it screens out the noise of the distant traffic and makes you think you are in a wilderness. The paths are wide and well marked with...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A nice quiet place situated amidst the hustle and bustle of surburbia. Nice place to stroll around but it is really in need of some attention and clean up.

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxing walk to spend a few hours listening to the birds walking the many walking tracks a good day out of you have a few hours up your sleeve

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Just a lovely walk, take your dogs and your friends and wonder along the tracks. The Lake is beautiful and there are many spots to stop and take photos or just rest and enjoy the view

Thank chrismrjs
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Adri B
26 February 2018|
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Response from platypus150 | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any. This park is more about nature. You might try 806 Canterbury Road Box Hill South - there are some climbing bars there.
Yasmine R
12 October 2017|
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Response from Amanda L | Reviewed this property |
Apologies, only saw this now...unfortunately not, no BBQs, would be nice though!
4 April 2015|
Response from nbrown1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I have always driven here, but you can catch a train to Blackburn station and it is a short walk from there down Central Road. It is not far to walk and very easy, not hilly at all. Buses also go down Blackburn Road... More