Fawkner Park

Fawkner Park
"Fawkner Park, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia" by Mat Connolley (Matnkat) - Own work. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons.

Melbourne’s lush Fawkner Park welcomes visitors of all ages to explore its 41 acres of lush parkland. This verdant park was opened to public back in 1862, and on the day of its inauguration, this beautiful park was named after one of the most notable citizens of Melbourne – John Pascoe Fawkner.

Even after so many years, the park is still in its original condition with many designs still unchanged.

Fawkner Park Tennis Map & Address South Yarra, Melbourne

This century-old park is home to a gorgeous lush setting that features two brick pavilions and beautifully maintained tree-lined paths – perfect or a job or a casual stroll.

The park’s rich flora includes a range of native and exotic species, and tree lovers will be happy to know that the park is home to towering elms, oak trees and bay fig trees.

The park also offers a tennis club with a cafe. After an enjoyable game of tennis, relax at the cafe and enjoy a light snack and a well deserved drink.

Families can bring their kids here for a fun-filled experience and visitors will enjoy the playgrounds and sports facilities. Today, the park offers a wide choices of sporting facilities; ranging from football, tennis, rugby, cricket and softball.

Those coming to Fawkner Park can take one of the easy routes through the tree-lined pathways. However, some of the tracks are grassed and steep.

Fawkner Park Information

Pasley Street,
South Yarra, VIC
 Operating Hours:
24 hours
Phone: (03) 9658 9658

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