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Only 3km from the CBD, Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing. Apart from the lake itself, other attractions include ovals, playgrounds, restaurants and a 5km walking and running...more
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Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We've been to this playground a couple of times and it's a great way to keep little children amused and burn off some energy! It's got a wonderful array of activities and different zones depending on your child's age.

3  Thank Leo_in_London
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 May 2008

Easily accessible by both the number 96 'light rail' (tram) from Bourke Street, Melbourne or the number 1, 3, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 or 72 trams along Swanton Street to either South Melbourne (Routre 1) or St Kilda Road (the other tram routes listed),...More

2  Thank Victorianlad
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Albert Park is a must see park while in Melbourne. It has an athletic arena, an aquatic centre, sailing and rowing centres and fabulous walkways/cycleways around the lake. The park run is on there every Saturday if you would like to join in. Such a...More

Thank Michele P
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Come to Auckland for business and love to walk to the Albert Park to relax and find a peaceful place in the busy city. The exotic trees and lush flowers, central fountain make a perfect place to enjoy a coffee and read the paper to...More

Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Albert Park Lake was originally part of a large delta plain that spread across extensive wetland swamps and lagoons as the Yarra River wend its way to flow into Hobsons Bay at nearby Port Melbourne. The Lake lies around 3km south of the Melbourne CBD...More

1  Thank Paddles55
Reviewed 25 May 2018

In a city of so many parks this one is more of an open space. Lovely lake in the centre and of course great o a sunny day.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Visiting from England in march & decided to do the parkrun on Saturday morning, was off the first week I was there due to the Formula one being on & I wasn't too keen on the 8am start as I'm used to 9am, but what...More

Thank SammyCthe1st
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The places that a split decision in the family take you - should have gone to St Kilda Beach! We (2 adults, 3 children - 13, 11 and 8 years) headed out to Albert Park in search of some paddle (pedal) boats - none were...More

Thank Mpk1970
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We have only ever been here when the F1 is on as we have worked there but what i can tell you is the atmosphere is amazing, on arrival before everyone is setting up the park is home to all levels of fitness enthusiasts, beautiful...More

Thank Moetbubbles
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Visited on Friday 23rd February. We went to have a look around and found parts blocked off due to up coming F1 racing later in March. If you can we recommend you visit here, park the car and go for a walk as we had...More

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a beautiful lake and lovely to walk around. Plenty of seating available to stop and take in the views. From the bottom of the lakes you get a great view of the Melbourne skyline with its buildings towerin over everywhere. Pathways wide so...More

Thank Dorsetsue2
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We enjoy a nice walk around Albert Park. It is not possible to access during the Formula 1 race weekend which happens once a year usually in March.

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Lou C
24 November 2016|
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Response from ParksVictoria | Property representative |
Hi Lou C, There's lots of open space at Albert Park; great for a casual game of football, frisbee, jogging or a picnic. Playing on the fields shouldn't be an issue, as long as there's no games on! The Visitor Guide (Park... More
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