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Albert Park Lake
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Albert Park Lake

Located in the leafy and green suburb of Albert Park, you’ll find Albert Park Lake. This gorgeous and beautifully maintained lake is one of the Melbourne’s top rowing, walking and weekend picnic spots – just 3 km from the southern corner of the Melbourne CBD.

Locals and visitors often come here to relax, go for run and indulge in a picturesque setting away from Melbourne’s bustling city life.

Albert Park Lake, Melbourne Restaurants & Running Track

Families and couples shouldn’t miss an opportunity to enjoy a barbecue or picnic at this serene venue. Those looking for a bit of action can always hire a boat and float around the lake. Other activity choices at the Albert Park Lake include cycling, walking and jogging along the beautiful running track.

Take in the serenity of this elegant park as you sit back and take in the views of gorgeous black swans swimming in the waters of this pristine lake. This man-made lake is certainly a great destination for a friendly stroll.

A number of rowing clubs are located at Albert Park Lake. The clubs operate annual regattas and weekly races, with enthusiastic rowers welcome to showcase their talents. Practice and training sessions are also offered at these clubs.

Fishing is another activity at the lake – popular for its Golden Perch and Rainbow Trout. Please note: fishing is limited to selected areas of the lake. Those coming here to fish should obtain a recreational fishing license before arriving.

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