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Pretty Victorian Era Garden and Exotic Trees

Large gardens with huge lawns but near cafes, St Kilda Pier with evening penguin parade (free) and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Quiet escape from St Kilda

This park is nice outside of any events or festivals going on in the gardens. They have BBQ's... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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“pony rides”(4 reviews)
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Jacka Blvd | move map marker 1km North North West to Catani Gardens, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large gardens with huge lawns but near cafes, St Kilda Pier with evening penguin parade (free) and yacht races to view. Picnic area with BBQ and tables and is mostly peaceful but occasionally public noisy music and sporting (triathlons etc) event are held here every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ajackson404
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Catani Gardens has it all, from pony rides, Personal trainers, kids park, lovely walks, and then a huge part of the StKilda fest and other activities like Triathlons

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LeeS952
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This park is nice outside of any events or festivals going on in the gardens. They have BBQ's, available water, tables, benches and on weekend pony rides for the kids. The park is decent size so one should always be able to find a spot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank macenchill
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I like the view of looking at the rows of palm trees. Looking at the palms trees towards Port Phillip bay, a great view. Adam Thrussell

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Adam T
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Like most parks this is a great place to sit and relax. It really feels like you are on holiday when sitting here and out of the city

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank EleanorBall
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Nice little park kept neat and tidy. Great for a picnic and it has a nice park for the children. Sometimes there is also pony rides there. Toilets could be kept a bit cleaner and appealing to use.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eleanor B
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The avenue of palms and the old trees are wonderful. There are walking areas, shady areas, and places to shelter from the sun and wind. They are a great spot for picnics. Close to the tram stop, beach and cafes, the gardens have public toilets,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The much-loved Catani Gardens are defined by the mature Canary Island Palms along the foreshore. The park runs along Jacka Boulevard, named after Australia's most decorated World War I combat soldier, a St Kilda resident.. The park is a credit to the City of Port...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Come down to St Kilda and enjoy Luna Park, go for a quick dip in the water, then chill out and dry up by lying down under one of the palm trees in this serene place. Read a book, listen to music. Easy to access...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Campercam
Reviewed 3 April 2018

These gardens are almost on the beach but not quite. They do offer some peace and quiet from wat is a very busy area in St Kilda. They are very well kept, have some barbq areas and stuff to keep the kids amused. We never...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BenYorkie
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Tracey E
25 January 2017|
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Response from ajackson404 | Reviewed this property |
See my answer at Catani Gardens BBQ's as I put it in the wrong box by mistake.