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Princes Park

200-590 Royal Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3054, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658
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The Ducks are back in town

It must be duck season that brings all the water birds into the city. The pond at the Northern end... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
Lots of wide-open space

Princes Park runs from Sydney Road, one of Melbourne's most active shopping strips, down towards... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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200-590 Royal Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3054, Australia
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

It must be duck season that brings all the water birds into the city. The pond at the Northern end of Princes park now has about 20 ducks. They are Pacific Black Ducks, Wood Ducks, and Chestnut Teals. Last weekend I even saw a Pied...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Princes Park runs from Sydney Road, one of Melbourne's most active shopping strips, down towards the University of Melbourne. If you follow Sydney Road north far enough, you will eventually end up in Sydney. Tree-lined Royal Parade is one of Melbourne's finest boulevards, and it...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Spend time with family on weekend and sunny day is must here too.. large space and greenish. Near to melbourne university and parkville .

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

one of the victims of economic rationalising is this great suburban ground. thank god it’s now being used again for AFLW,VFL and pre season games. it’s achilles heel remains though- the inability of area to cope with large amounts of traffic. still a lovely spot...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a regular hotel of ours, good accomodation, free parking,free wifi, tram out front, plenty restaurants etc close by, easy to get to off freeways.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

It was a sunny Winter's day in the Northern part of Princes Park when I met some recent duck arrivals. They approached me looking for food, but I had none. Also seen were people playing with dogs in the off leash area to the South,...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Don't go out of your way to get to this park unless you want to have a space for the kids to run around. It's a great place to sit, ride a bike through or have a picnic.

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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great room, everything supplied. Clean, good shower, plenty of towels etc. Small balcony with nice view.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I headed down to Princes Park after work Friday evening to catch the first game of the AFL Womens brand new semi professional footy competition. There was a bit of hype around the game and after the Blues attracted 2000+ people to a practice match...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Nice park, great for a run, barbecue, catch up with friends, or just chill and enjoy the sun.

Thank Andrew A
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Sharfa D
10 November 2017|
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Response from platypus150 | Reviewed this property |
There may be multiple sets, but I recall the ones near the tennis courts off Princes Park Drive at MacPherson Street, just South of the Ikon Oval. There is a children's playground as well, seats and shade.
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