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One of best parks of Melbourne

One of best parks in and around Melbourne for sports and leasuire. Situated just over toorak road... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Aninda_mukherjee
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Fawkner is Fantastic!

Named after Melbourne's co-founder, John Pascoe Fawkner, with 100 acres first reserved in 1862... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Paddles55
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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fawkner Park hides its charms a little further south of the Botanic Gardens, bounded by Toorak, St Kilda and Commercial Roads. Lovely to live next to, a surprise to stumble across and fun for everyone (and their dogs!)

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank VedoGlobo
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

When in Melbourne in the spring (or any other time really) it is a perfect green wedge in inner Melbourne. Beautifully maintained grass and trees, walking paths and sporting fields abound with the occasional bbq . There are little treasures for the young und like the piano steps and great shade for all.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BenitoAndersoni
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Fawkner Park has wide open spaces, with much lawn, many trees, cycle / foot paths, children's playgrounds, playing fields for various team sports, but few toilets. I have been here for Summertime picnics lunching in the shade of the huge old trees. There are quite a few seats for those not wanting to sit on the grass. I did see toilets on Punt Road, but they seem to be the things that are most lacking.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank platypus150
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This park is a handy calming shortcut to St Kilda Rd business precinct due to the relative proximity to Sth Yarra train station - about a 20 to 30 mins brisk walk with stops at traffic lights. Not quiet with 3 major roads as boundary with trams trundling along two of these. But often heard that patients & visitors of Alfred Hospital love the park for reprieve, exercise or meet up. Has a good size playground at the Punt Rd end near church which is also used by school kids. Popular with walkers, joggers, bikes, pram pushers, tricycles etc & dog walkers (leash free). Also has several ovals & a cricket pitch for sports. Beautiful mature & gigantic heritage elms, oaks & moreton bay figs line the paths creating a soothing effect - you can do >3kms just criss crossing the trails for a good workout.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Traveller88Melbourne
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Agree with Victorianlad below, it could be even better with native trees - it is a large park with lots of space, good for locals but close to the city and good for relaxing, walking, picnics and walking the family pet.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RonWamberal
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