Best nature in Melbourne

Check out the top nature in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Collingwood Children's Farm Inc.
1. Collingwood Children's Farm Inc.
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43 local reviews
18 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:15 AM
+61 3 9417 5806
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Krystie
Farm animals for the kids, beautiful scenery for the adults and a lovely cafe to boot! You have a 360 degree v…
Jemma
Located along the Yarra City Bike Park, this is a unique inner-city farm located adjacent to the Abbotsford co…
Linn
Nature a short walk away - wonderful cafe as well
1. Collingwood Children's Farm Inc.
1. Collingwood Children's Farm Inc.
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43 local reviews
18 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:15 AM
+61 3 9417 5806
Krystie
Krystie
Farm animals for the kids, beautiful scenery for the adults and a lovely cafe to boot! You have a 360 degree view of nature. You'd never kno…
Jemma
Jemma
Located along the Yarra City Bike Park, this is a unique inner-city farm located adjacent to the Abbotsford convent. A great cafe on site an…
Linn
Linn
Nature a short walk away - wonderful cafe as well
2. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
2. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
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244 local reviews
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
Closed · Opens Wednesday 7:30 AM
+61 3 9252 2300
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Amanda
Just a stunning place to be surrounded by nature and an excellent cafe! Take in Australia's botanical scene wh…
Nina
Melbourne's Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place, lots of places to sit in the sun, walk around & look at natu…
Kathryn
There is so much to enjoy in these Gardens. Government House and the Anzac Memorial, The Pioneer Woman's Mem…
2. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
2. Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
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244 local reviews
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra
Closed · Opens Wednesday 7:30 AM
+61 3 9252 2300
Amanda
Amanda
Just a stunning place to be surrounded by nature and an excellent cafe! Take in Australia's botanical scene while you breathe in the fresh a…
Nina
Nina
Melbourne's Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place, lots of places to sit in the sun, walk around & look at nature. Hop a train to Flinders st…
Kathryn
Kathryn
There is so much to enjoy in these Gardens. Government House and the Anzac Memorial, The Pioneer Woman's Memorial Garden is a secluded sun…
3. Melbourne Zoo
3. Melbourne Zoo
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85 local reviews
Elliott Ave, Parkville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:00 AM
+61 1300 966 784
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Amanda
If your visiting Australia and want to see our native animals all in the one location, this is the place. In a…
Kate
The zoo is a 15 minute walk through parkland, and there you see all the wonders of nature from cute as buttons…
Haydn
The Melbourne Zoo is world famous and just north of the city. Set aside a full day or afternoon/evening for th…
3. Melbourne Zoo
3. Melbourne Zoo
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85 local reviews
Elliott Ave, Parkville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:00 AM
+61 1300 966 784
Amanda
Amanda
If your visiting Australia and want to see our native animals all in the one location, this is the place. In an open zoo, animals are surrou…
Kate
Kate
The zoo is a 15 minute walk through parkland, and there you see all the wonders of nature from cute as buttons meerkats to roos and tigers …
Haydn
Haydn
The Melbourne Zoo is world famous and just north of the city. Set aside a full day or afternoon/evening for this great attraction.
4. Fairfield Park Boathouse & Tea Gardens
4. Fairfield Park Boathouse & Tea Gardens
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23 local reviews
Fairfield Park Dr, Fairfield
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 9486 1501
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Terry
A beautiful and unique place to soak up some fresh air and trees. The boathouse has an attached restaurant/caf…
Melissa And Fabrizio
A lovely walk, where you can feed the ducks, watch the people canoeing in the yarra river, or have devonshire …
Walter
Great for Devonshire tea, boating on the Yarra river and fabulous scenery
4. Fairfield Park Boathouse & Tea Gardens
4. Fairfield Park Boathouse & Tea Gardens
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23 local reviews
Fairfield Park Dr, Fairfield
Closed · Opens Wednesday 10:00 AM
+61 3 9486 1501
Terry
Terry
A beautiful and unique place to soak up some fresh air and trees. The boathouse has an attached restaurant/cafe which is a great place to si…
Melissa And Fabrizio
Melissa And Fabrizio
A lovely walk, where you can feed the ducks, watch the people canoeing in the yarra river, or have devonshire tea in the teahouse. Fresh air…
Walter
Walter
Great for Devonshire tea, boating on the Yarra river and fabulous scenery
5. Merri Creek Trail
5. Merri Creek Trail
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18 local reviews
Merri Creek Trail
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Mel
The beautiful Merri Creek trail, is a beautiful nature escape in the city. A long gorgeous walk or bike ride t…
Scarlett
Walk along the creek for exercise, to see more nature.
Lorraine
Walking & cycling trail along Merri Creek.
5. Merri Creek Trail
5. Merri Creek Trail
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18 local reviews
Merri Creek Trail
Mel
Mel
The beautiful Merri Creek trail, is a beautiful nature escape in the city. A long gorgeous walk or bike ride through the northern suburbs.
Scarlett
Scarlett
Walk along the creek for exercise, to see more nature.
Lorraine
Lorraine
Walking & cycling trail along Merri Creek.
6. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
6. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
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7 local reviews
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Jenny
Great nature playground for the little ones
Frank And Vince
Royal Park is the largest of Melbourne’s parks, covering 170 hectares, and its wide open spaces make it hard t…
Roxane
A fantastic new park with excellent BBQ facilities and playground. The rest of the park, behind the hospital, …
6. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
6. Royal Park Nature Play Playground
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7 local reviews
Jenny
Jenny
Great nature playground for the little ones
Frank And Vince
Frank And Vince
Royal Park is the largest of Melbourne’s parks, covering 170 hectares, and its wide open spaces make it hard to believe you are still in the…
Roxane
Roxane
A fantastic new park with excellent BBQ facilities and playground. The rest of the park, behind the hospital, is lovely for walking, running…
7. Merri Creek
7. Merri Creek
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14 local reviews
Merri Creek, Melbourne
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Sandra & Andrew
A 2 minute walk takes you to this nature reserve which you can follow all the way to the city on foot or by bi…
Pieta
The Merri Creek Bike Trail and walking path is a lovely piece of nature/natural reserve in the heart of the ci…
Lei-Lani
Absolutely stunning. Go for a walk
7. Merri Creek
7. Merri Creek
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14 local reviews
Merri Creek, Melbourne
Sandra & Andrew
Sandra & Andrew
A 2 minute walk takes you to this nature reserve which you can follow all the way to the city on foot or by bicycle
Pieta
Pieta
The Merri Creek Bike Trail and walking path is a lovely piece of nature/natural reserve in the heart of the city
Lei-Lani
Lei-Lani
Absolutely stunning. Go for a walk