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Great spot for birding or just showing our black swans to tourists

Of all the places you are most likely to see black swans around Perth, this is the best. Good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
Solo runner

When exercising I like various scenery. I’ll drive to Lake Monger to run around or walk. There... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Horsham, Australia
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Lake Monger Drive | 3 Kilometres From Perth City Area, Leederville, Vincent, Western Australia 6007, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of all the places you are most likely to see black swans around Perth, this is the best. Good walk/cycle track around the lake too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bgrvans
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

When exercising I like various scenery. I’ll drive to Lake Monger to run around or walk. There is plenty of parking space. The walking paths are good for everyone from mum and pram and dog, to jogger and bike peddler.... maybe not for the cyclist....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ZaraIam
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This area never fails to impress as it nearly always has different scenery through its wildlife population. Being a large lake it's a great place to walk, jog or stroll around whilst taking in the sights and sounds. It's a shame there isn't a decent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chizzel
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a pleasant area of parkland close to the centre of Perth. There are good walks around the lake, with notices explaining some of the natural history. Several species of duck, black swans, coot, grebes, cockatoos. If you were on a quick visit to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank travellerA2622QA
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great outdoor activity, walk around the lake to relax take in the natural beauty, lots of Black swans, they are beautiful!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DDR1234
Reviewed 18 May 2018

A wonderful rehabilitation of this Lake over the years, clear water, abundant birdlife in a wonderful natural setting. A great place to roll out a picnic blanket otherwise take a casual or brisk walk around the perimeter of the lake in a wonderful fresh environment.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ben C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Very nice and relaxing place... lot of ducks and animals around... Highly recommended for a jog or walk.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GustavoS1305
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Lake Monger is a fairly big lake, with prosperous suburbs like Leederville, Floreat and Wembley in the vicinity. The lake shore is partially wild and partially grassed. Lake Monger has an imposing stand of well-grown Norfolk Island Pines along the shore. Probably the lake's best...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 2 May 2018

just such a lovely peaceful walk dogs do need to be kept on leads as i have seen snakes but still a great walk

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lindyseamons
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Despite the noise of the freeway alongside the lake it is very well cared for and maintained and makes for a very pleasant walk. We had to walk through a thick haze of midgies at the Lake Monger Drive end of the lake, but as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kim S
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31 October 2018|
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Response from travellerA2622QA | Reviewed this property |
There are more than one parking places. As far as I can recall there were few restrictions.
16 November 2017|
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Response from Ooi L | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! Not at the park. Hylin cafe at West Leederville, some short drive away is popular.
27 October 2017|
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Response from paulrV7698TJ | Reviewed this property |
Ye there’s plenty of black swans still in & all around the lake plus plenty of offspring at the moment as well ...