Caribbean Gardens and Market

Caribbean Gardens

Melbourne’s metro setting also features some excellent shopping centres, local markets and esplanades. Caribbean Gardens has been a prime market and entertainment venue since 1965.

Whether you love shopping or just want a day out of the city, it’s recommended you pay a visit Caribbean Gardens.

Caribbean Gardens Market Days Entry Fee & Address

The extensive market area of Caribbean Gardens features more than 1,000 undercover stalls. You’ll find everything from fresh produce, electronics and fabrics, clothing to accessories of all kinds. In short, this huge market will have something you’d want to buy.

If you have kids, then bringing them to Caribbean Gardens is definitely a great choice. While you browse through the different stalls, kids can enjoy a train ride or play on the play equipment. The train takes guests throughout the large property on a custom built train track – passing around the beautiful Lake Caribbean. When the train ride is over, kids can enjoy a jungle river cruise. If that’s not enough, take your kids on a chairlift ride to enjoy the best panoramic views of the area.

Caribbean Gardens has something for each age group. Whether you’re here for shopping, a bit to eat, or just looking to spend a day out of the house, you’ll find everything you need here to have a wonderful day.

Visitors to Melbourne should certainly plan to spend a day at Caribbean Gardens. If shopping is not what you’re after, relax at the gardens and enjoy have a picnic with your family and friends.

Caribbean Gardens and Market Information

1280 Ferntree Gully Rd,
Scoresby, VIC
 Operating Hours:
Market Trading hours are as follows:
Wed: 8.30am – 3pm
Fri: 8.30am – 2.30pm
Sun: 8.30am – 4.30pm

The Caribbean Gardens Complex is open the following times:
Wed & Fri: 8.30am – 4.00pm
Sun: 8.30am – 6.00pm
Phone: (03) 9756 5000
  Ticket Prices/Admission:
Wednesday: Free
Friday: Free
Sunday: Adults - $2.50
Children & Concession - $1.00

Highly Recommended Melbourne Kids Activities

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2 CommentsLeave a comment

  • Good morning am wanting to know if the children’s park still has the hippos and other creatures on the lake etc that used to be there when the park first opened. I would like to take my young grandsons there to see what their Dad had fun doing.

    • Hi Joan,

      Yes! Having done the Jungle Cruise ourselves fairly recently there were many animals still on display. The kids will love it!

      Enjoy your day at Caribbean Gardens!