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Fitzroy Gardens

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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230 Wellington Parade | Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this garden - I visit regularly just to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle. Best enjoyed with a latte from Kerekere green!

Thank jessiespotter
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The park is a great place to shelter from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is right on the eastern fringe of the city and boasts many paths to follow through the many garden areas. Cook's Cottage is part of the gardens and...More

Thank 276Karen
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good planting. Most enjoyable to visit. Captain Cook's house is there. A quiet retreat away from traffic.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fitzroy Gardens are located on the eastern side of the CBD. Whilst strolling through the gardens why not visit the Conservatory, or Cook's Cottage or the model English village.

Thank Robert r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds, decent conservatory with gorgeous floral display. Disappointing as to the toilet facilities in the gardens. Told not to use the information centre toilets unless using the services of the information center which begs the question why not provide public toilets right there near...More

Thank GlobeTrotters4001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot to just wander, sit and relax. Lots to see as well. Take your time and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely well maintained park and gardens so close to the city. An easy walk from the CBD if you are going to the MCG for a football game. A special feature is Captain Cook's cottage. Perhaps more to offer with the gardens and Conservatory...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in a hotel just a few yards away, I decided that an evening stroll through these gardens would be in order. Before too long, I encountered some playful possums. They were so friendly that they walked right up to me. Had i been so...More

Thank ianb111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park within a stone’s throw of the CBD is a wonderful place for a quiet stroll to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and everyday life. The gardens are well manicured and maintained with lots of large leafy trees (so is ideal...More

Thank VickiB67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem for city dwellers and tourists alike! We were touring Australia and stopped by the Fitzroy Gardens as we were exploring Melbourne and it was a welcome respite from the bustle of the city. Practically empty around mid day, we had a...More

Thank Ellen F
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Fransiska L
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Response from 2fromThames | Reviewed this property |
The park is open all day, every day.
17 April 2017|
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Response from RGSCEW | Reviewed this property |
Autumn has already started. All the leaves are falling already...
Daphne G
27 March 2017|
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Response from Cristian G | Reviewed this property |
Joy! Foliage has just started to change ... soon will be a lot more to be seen