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Lovely little park

I didn't realize this was here. Lovely park with a number of tracks and many old trees. Small... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
everyday-travels
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Box Hill, Australia
via mobile
Get Lost !

This park is so vast, that it would be possible to get lost in it. Along Riversdale Road there are... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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“native birds”(2 reviews)
“playground”(7 reviews)
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Wattle Park is a popular metropolitan park that has a blend of historic buildings, picnic grounds, recreational facilities and natural bush spread over 55 hectares. Huge gum trees, wattles, seasonal wildflowers and ponds are all significant...more
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1012 Riversdale Road | Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria 2004, Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

So much more than a park. It features a classy golf course, two quirky W class tram picnic shelters, a Lone Pine memorial tree and a fantastic playground On top of this it has the Wattle Park Chalet that is a popular wedding venue

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome park for a walk on a sunny day. Old trams near the park good to see how they were built and to sit and relax inside and think about how they drive them back in the day. Plenty of shade and bbqs and lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great park with bbq facilities, oval, tennis court, golf course, playground and a wedding venue. There is also walking / running track around the park.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank amyplumridge101
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I didn't realize this was here. Lovely park with a number of tracks and many old trees. Small native birds flit around and sing. Lots of good spaces for different activities. Tracks for walking and running. An oval field with park benches for laps, playing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank everyday-travels
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wattle Park is full of mainly native trees, mostly gum trees (eucalypti). It's a rather wild place, but has some charming rustic built features. The Number 70 tram goes right past it. The park is dog friendly, just take your dog's leavings with you.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This park is so vast, that it would be possible to get lost in it. Along Riversdale Road there are about 5 tram stops (#70) that provide access to it, plus the #903 bus. I walked along paths of various quality, through tall gum trees...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in this are and want to come out in the nature is Wattle Park. Big untouched trees which you can walk under, nice clubhouse, playground and golf course

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lufta2015
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I will rate it 4 if I live there! It has everything on a small scale. There is a two km cycling/walking track suitable for wheelchairs. I can squeeze 6 km walk out of it if I go through the bushwalking tracks. Nice gentle grade...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank 371meiy
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I attended the Wattle Park Chalet for a wedding recently and it was simply humbly beautiful. The ceremony took place in the garden behind the Chalet. It was a small, simple and sweet setting. The majority of the guests stood throughout the ceremony as there...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Sara_Gah
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a pleasant park with natural bush and a golf course and is area to escape the suburbia and traffic around.

Date of experience: September 2016
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