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I suppose because it is the "Coastal Heritage Park", a lot of it is just coast and shoreline... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Relaxing location

This park allows you to walk along the for shore Allows you to park and watch ships arriving and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was probably the site of Victoria's first settlement and had significance with its lighthouses and time ball and defence facility but it is now a rather barren and poorly presented area with the time ball on a path of grass.There is a walkeway around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Nice drop-by going to the bay trail. If you are a descendant to one of the earliest immigrants here, this could make a really special place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ECLadines
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A good stop off on your way to elsewhere. Nice bit of history over the road from the beach. Plenty of grass for the kids and/or dog to run. Lots of noisy pooing seagulls spoil it a bit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ColinRosewarne
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A stone's throw from Williamstown train station, the park is delight to stroll. The view is stunning with the distance Melbourne city skyline.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Liwei82
Reviewed 8 May 2018

again not to be missed on a walking tour of Williamstowm a ferry trip or a drive. staggering as to how the world used to operate!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank l0ij
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A nice park to visit for a stroll, bike ride or a run. Views over Melbourne are good but there are better views of the city skyline if you go further around the bay. Park is clean and reasonably well maintained.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LondonE3Traveller
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I suppose because it is the "Coastal Heritage Park", a lot of it is just coast and shoreline vegetation. Some maritime history is apparent, with the old gun emplacements and ballast quarry. Some signage does explain things, but more could be added. The paths are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a historic part of Willaimstown and although that it it used to be it is still not well presented. The Time Ball has some detail provided and the area around which is predominately grass is not that well maintained. The entire area could...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This park allows you to walk along the for shore Allows you to park and watch ships arriving and departing Great vantage point to view our bay Food van is present every weekend and on special dates during the week climb on the rocks and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank peterbR4795OF
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Visited on Tuesday 20th June. This is an area of Williamstown which has been preserved with a building from the early part of the Hobsons Bay settlement. We parked the car nearby and went for a closer look at the shot tower. You also get...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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