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Blackburn Lake Sanctuary

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Beauty & so much more

From short to longer loop walks of the lake this park offers something for everyone. There are... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
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A good walk to and around.

A relaxing walk around the lake, plenty to see nature and plants, a number of seats to sit and... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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“bird life”(9 reviews)
“central road”(4 reviews)
“picnic tables”(3 reviews)
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80 Central Rd, Blackburn, Whitehorse, Victoria 3130, Australia
+61 3 9878 6829
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

First time to Blackburn Lake after hearing about the bird life etc. The walk was easy as the paths are wide and well maintained, the lake we found to be unappealing with a couple of Pacific black ducks and the area described as wetlands was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RoseRRed
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

From short to longer loop walks of the lake this park offers something for everyone. There are ducks on the lake but it is an offence to feed them. The park also offers free car parking, picnic tables, toilets and a Friends of the Park...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

A relaxing walk around the lake, plenty to see nature and plants, a number of seats to sit and watch the birds etc.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank jeffphilp2018
Reviewed 24 April 2018

A quiet and serence place for families to enjoy the park and allow the children to play on the Play Equpment. We met there and had a good relax and watched the Gran children to play.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I went that way with Ashley on Sunday 15th January 2017 because they were putting the road under the road and when she went over the bump the chips went everywhere in the van.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank trompfy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A lovely spot to walk and talk. Many different paths; a lovely lake to sit beside and ponder. Far from the crowds in nearby Forest Hill Shopping Centre.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Martin C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A well defined circuit path surrounds the lake. It is a relatively easy walk and pleasant as you are surrounded by greenery and shrub. It is well kept, with a small playground and bbq facilities. Easy parking in Central road. Thanks for the vote if...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Morning walk before the heat hit. Lots of paths n track to walk on. Paths/ tracks are clear n easy to walk. Beautiful surroundings, lots of bird life. Lots of native flora n fauna. Great big playground from what I could see.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 5 December 2017

While much can be made of the large lake in its centre, the surrounding forest is great in how it screens out the noise of the distant traffic and makes you think you are in a wilderness. The paths are wide and well marked with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank platypus150
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A nice quiet place situated amidst the hustle and bustle of surburbia. Nice place to stroll around but it is really in need of some attention and clean up.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Adri B
26 February 2018|
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Response from platypus150 | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any. This park is more about nature. You might try 806 Canterbury Road Box Hill South - there are some climbing bars there.
Yasmine R
12 October 2017|
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Response from AmandaL1766 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies, only saw this now...unfortunately not, no BBQs, would be nice though!
4 April 2015|
Response from nbrown1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I have always driven here, but you can catch a train to Blackburn station and it is a short walk from there down Central Road. It is not far to walk and very easy, not hilly at all. Buses also go down Blackburn Road... More