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Commonwealth Reserve Williamstown

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Some nautical history

Sea views, public toilets, a playground, and the tourist information centre, but that is not all... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
One of the prettiest views of Melbourne

This is a beautiful place to watch the sky at dusk. I walk with the dog at least twice a week here... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Fiona M
Williamstown, Australia
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All reviews great place for a picnic fish and chips nelson place old trees visitor information centre rotunda gem gauge tide pier cafes park anchor playground toilets bay dusk
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Sea views, public toilets, a playground, and the tourist information centre, but that is not all. there are also artifacts from the nautical history of the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a beautiful place to watch the sky at dusk. I walk with the dog at least twice a week here and some nights I just have to stop catch my breath and take a photo. In Summer there are bands in the rotunda....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is a fabulous historical town with lots to do and read about the “olden days”. The walk along the pier is good just to get a feel of the size of the place and there are many old and historical buildings, especially near the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Lovely calm spot. Great when we arrived as a school excursion was going on, so lots of young children enjoying exploring the area too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shane B
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on market Sunday as part of a day trip. Market was tiny, quite disappointing. Park is very well maintained, beautiful old trees. Toilets on site. Parking is tricky, on market day, one or two hours on a Sunday. You can't linger.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank I5730PBrebeccaw
Reviewed 24 January 2018

There is a playground, toilets at the Information Centre, the Gem Pier nearby, and many places for food. It is a great place for a picnic under the trees on the soft green grass. The views across the bay to the city are well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Commonwealth Reserve is bordered by Nelson Place and is the location for the Visitor Information Centre and the Gem Pier. Once a mud flat and reclaimed many years ago it is a nice park although not great but it has excellent views of the city...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Lovely park with great elm trees & views across to city of Melbourne. Ideal for picnics. Visitor centre is located here. Close to shops, cafes, bars & restaurants. There are some interesting remnants of Williamstown's maritime past: Tide Gauge House, built in 1860 and the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A great place to enjoy some fish n chips whilst taking in the scenery of Williamstown and the Melbourne skyline. Right across the road from an extensive choice of restaurants, foods and shopping. Playground for the kids, ferry available and the location of the HMAS...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 21dreams
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We visited this pleasant park located on the water with views towards Melbourne City and St Kilda. The park is also home to a small Craft Market which is held the third Sunday of each month. One can also wander over to Gem Pier and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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