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Fitzroy Gardens

230 Wellington Parade | Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658
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230 Wellington Parade | Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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"captain cook's cottage"
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"fairy tree"
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"tudor village"
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"cooks cottage"
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"lovely park"
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"brick by brick"
in 17 reviews
"huge trees"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"green space"
in 15 reviews
"oldest building"
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"old trees"
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"east melbourne"
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"water features"
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"information centre"
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"sunny day"
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"the heart of the city"
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"free tram"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The fairies Tree is NOT a modern, interactive children's playground but rather a glimpse into earlier, more whimsical times. It is set in the middle of the beautiful Fitzroy gardens, worth a visit in their own right. The Fairies Tree is a 1931-1934 example of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Travelling with children can be quite exhausting given their boundless energy, which a visit to this beautiful haven of greenery within the city limits helps to absorb. Just outside of the CBD area, you can take a tram to the nearest free stop from where...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden rivals the best in Europe, perhaps exceeding even Hyde Park. Watch for the miniature Tudor Village (from the people of Lambath, England, in gratitude for the food Australia sent to England during WW2), look for the many Dutch Elms (real treat since most...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Melbourne has many, many beautiful gardens. This one is small-ish but very pleasant. Spend some time wandering around and taking it in. Take a picnic lunch and just enjoy the tranquillity!

Thank Kerryn72
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to walk and relax, but still being a stone throw from the city centre of Melbourne. The gardens are beautifully maintained and home to Captain James Cook's cottage which is situated in the centre of the gardens. Worth a visit for nostalgia...More

Thank PJS1958
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Fitzroy Gardens early Saturday morning and enjoyed spending some time there. It is great for spotting and photographing birds -I saw 21 different types in about 30 minutes. Also good for families with wide open lawn areas as well as interesting walking tracks off...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live across the road from this amazing park. My daily walk is never the same. I see new plants and sights everyday. It is very well maintained. Could walk around for hours. It have a nice green house and cafe that is open during...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to visit with friends and family for a picnic. Had a wonderful time, despite some classic Melbourne rain coming in for a bit.

Thank Pete H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stroll with any age lots of beautiful trees and gardens. Very relaxing. There is a café to get a cuppa and something to munch on.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful stunning gardens. Beautiful autumn colours. Not too far from the city central only a tram ride away. Takes about 1hour to walk around the park.

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Fransiska L
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The park is open all day, every day.
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Autumn has already started. All the leaves are falling already...
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27 March 2017|
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Response from Cristian G | Reviewed this property |
Joy! Foliage has just started to change ... soon will be a lot more to be seen
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