The best Outdoor Activities in Melbourne (Australia)

Melbourne Park
  • Melbourne Park

    Melbourne Park is a sports venue in the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Since 1988, Australian's bicentenary, Melbourne Park has been home of the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament, which is played annually in January. The park has facilities capable of hosting basketball, netball, music concerts and other events. In the past Melbourne Park has hosted ice skating, cycling, international swimming and motorsport events. Melbourne Park is owned by Melbourne & Olympic Parks, which also runs ...
Melbourne Park Multi-Purpose Venue
  • Melbourne Park Multi-Purpose Venue

    The Melbourne Park Multi-Purpose Venue, currently also known by its former sponsorship name as Hisense Arena, is an Australian sports venue that is part of the National Tennis Centre at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

    Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria are botanic gardens across two sites - Melbourne and Cranbourne. Melbourne Gardens was founded in 1846 when land was reserved on the south side of the Yarra River for a new botanic garden. It extends across 36 hectares (89 acres) that slope to the river with trees, garden beds, lakes and lawns. It displays almost 50,000 individual plants representing 8,500 different species. These are displayed in 30 living plant collections. Cranbourne Gardens was established in 1970 when land ...
Olympic Park Stadium
  • Olympic Park Stadium

    Olympic Park Stadium was a multi-purpose outdoor stadium located on Olympic Boulevard in inner Melbourne. The stadium was built as an athletics training venue for the 1956 Olympics, a short distance from the MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground), which served as the Olympic Stadium. Over the years it was the home of rugby league side, Melbourne Storm and the A-League team, Melbourne Victory; throughout its life the stadium played host to athletics. Olympic Park Stadium was located in Olympic Park, which ...
St Kilda Beach
  • St Kilda Beach

    3182 Melbourne VIC Australia
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Fitzroy Gardens
  • Fitzroy Gardens

    Wellington Pde (at Landsdown St) East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
    The Fitzroy Gardens are of historical significance as one of a ring of public reserves around Melbourne established in the nineteenth century to provide respite and relaxation for the city's residents.
Port Melbourne Beach
Royal Park, Melbourne
  • Royal Park, Melbourne

    Royal Park is the largest of Melbourne's inner city parks (181 hectares or 447 acres). It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the Melbourne Central Business District, Victoria, Australia, in the suburb of Parkville. Many sporting facilities are provided including the North Park Tennis Club, Royal Park Golf Course, football and soccer ovals, baseball and cricket pitches, State Netball & Hockey Centre, and cycling and walking paths. On the corner of Gatehouse Street and Royal Parade there is a ...
Edinburgh Gardens, Melbourne
  • Edinburgh Gardens, Melbourne

    Edinburgh Gardens is a large park located in North Fitzroy. It is bounded by Brunswick Street and St Georges Road to the west, the curve of Alfred Crescent to the north and east, and Freeman Street to the south. It was created from a grant of land in March 1862 by Queen Victoria and laid out by Clement Hodgkinson, who designed many of Melbourne's parks and gardens,. At approximately 24 hectares (59 acres) in size, the park is large by ...
Yarra Park
  • Yarra Park

    Yarra Park (35.469 hectares) is part of the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct, the premier sporting precinct of Victoria, Australia. Located in Yarra Park is the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and numerous sporting fields and ovals, including the associated sporting complexes of Melbourne & Olympic Parks. The park and sporting facilities are located in the inner-suburb of East Melbourne. In the late 1850s, many of the earliest games of Australian rules football were played at Yarra Park, which was known ...
Electoral district of Albert Park
  • Electoral district of Albert Park

    Albert Park is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly, Australia. It covers an area of 22 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi) in inner suburban Melbourne, and includes the suburbs of Albert Park, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, St Kilda West, Southbank, South Melbourne, South Wharf, and parts of St Kilda. It lies within the Southern Metropolitan Region of the upper house, the Legislative Council. It was first proclaimed in 1889. Albert Park has been held continuously by the Labor Party since ...
St Vincent Gardens
  • St Vincent Gardens

    St Vincent Gardens in the Melbourne suburb of Albert Park, is an Australian park of national significance. It is an example of nineteenth century residential development around a large landscaped square. Development occurred as a result of a boom following the Victorian gold rush. It was influenced by similar, urban design in London, but such design on such a scale is unparalleled in Australia. In the shape of a large rectangular area with semi-circular crescents at either end, the heritage area includes ...
Olympic Park Oval
  • Olympic Park Oval

    Olympic Park Oval is an Australian rules football ground located on the site of the former Olympic Park Stadium in Olympic Park, Melbourne. The Oval's primary purpose is as the training ground of the Collingwood Football Club and as a venue for the club's VFL and AFL Women's matches. It is located alongside the club's other tenanted facility, the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Centre.
Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne
  • Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne

    The Alexandra Gardens are located on the south bank of the Yarra River, opposite Federation Square and the Melbourne Central Business District, in Victoria, Australia. The Gardens are bounded by the Yarra River to the north, Princes and Swan street bridges, with Queen Victoria Gardens and Kings Domain across Alexandra Avenue to the south. The gardens are part of the Domain parklands which stretch to the Royal Botanic Gardens and were first laid out in 1901, under the direction of ...
Cremorne Gardens, Melbourne
  • Cremorne Gardens, Melbourne

    Cremorne Gardens was a pleasure garden (now referred to as amusement parks) established in 1853 on the banks of the Yarra River at Richmond in Melbourne, Australia. The gardens were established by James Ellis who had earlier managed and leased similar gardens of the same name on the banks of the River Thames at Chelsea in London. He had been declared bankrupt and emigrated to Australia to take advantage of the business opportunities made possible by the Victorian gold rush ...
Domain Park Flats
  • Domain Park Flats

    Domain Park Flats (also referred to as Domain Park Apartments and Domain Park Towers) is a 20-storey residential building in Melbourne, Australia, completed in 1962. The block was designed by influential architect Robin Boyd CBE, one of the foremost proponents for the International Modern Movement in Australian architecture and recipient of the RAIA Gold Medal in 1969.
  • Albert Park railway station, Melbourne

    Albert Park is a former railway station on the former St Kilda line, located in the Melbourne suburb of Albert Park, Australia. The station is located on Ferrars Street just to the north of Albert Road, just minutes walk from the Bob Jane Stadium, current home of the South Melbourne Soccer club and the former home of the South Melbourne Football Club. A pair of low level side platforms now serve route 96 trams on the light rail line.
Luna Park Melbourne
  • Luna Park Melbourne

    18 Lower Esplanade 3182 St Kilda VIC Australia
    6 km from Melbourne
    Just for fun! That's how we play at Melbourne’s iconic Luna Park! With a galaxy of amusements and sensations – you’re bound to have an awesome time! Please visit our website for opening hours and ticketing information and remember to follow us on twitter for regular updates! (@LunaParkMelb) Luna Park Melbourne 18 Lower Esplanade St Kilda VIC
Wonderland Junior
  • Wonderland Junior

    101 Waterfront Way 3008 Docklands VIC Australia
    2 km from Melbourne
    Wonderland Junior is an inner city fun park offering a whimsical family experience for the young and young at heart. Surprise the little ones with a fun day out and enjoy the excitement of amusement rides including the Dodgem, Carousel, Mini Swing & more