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Wilson Botanic Park & Playground Berwick

Wilson Botanic Park and Playground in Berwick is a great place to spend a day with the whole family. This dog-friendly park is perfect for all ages!
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Highlights

A beautiful Melbourne park in 40 mins from Melbourne CBD
Lakeside views, walking tracks, plenty of picnic areas, BBQs
Playground is for all ages and under shade sails
Beautiful rose garden and scenic walks around the lakes

Wilson Botanic Park playground

The Wilson Botanic Park Playground is a fun place to spend a sunny day out with your family! This park has something for everyone, including plenty of room for your furry friends to run around. With swings, a slide, and climbing structures, there's no shortage of excitement here. So pack up some lunch and come enjoy the fresh air under the nearby BBQ!

The playground includes two wooden structures with plenty of play equipment like:

  • Climber
  • Fireman's pole
  • Flying fox
  • Ladders
  • Ramp
  • See-saw
  • Shopfronts
  • Slides
  • Steering wheel
  • Steps
  • Swings
  • Tunnels
  • Walkways

Facilities: 

  • BBQ
  • Shaded seats
  • Shelter with tables and BBQs
  • Tables
  • Toilets
  • Water tap

Wilson Botanic Park

Wilson Botanic Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Melbourne. With plenty of picnic areas, BBQs and lakeside views, this park is perfect for a day out with friends or family. It's a great spot to celebrate a birthday or family get-together.

The park's lush greenery and changing autumn leaves make it a scenic spot year-round as well as in spring and autumn.

This 39-hectare garden is a lovely hidden gem just off Princes Highway, with over 1000 plant species and various birds, lizards, snakes and turtles, to explore. There are many paths to follow around the garden: a leisurely stroll around the lake, a whole park circuit, and smaller trails such as the Camellia walk.

Wilson Botanical Gardens opening hours

  • Non daylight savings: 7.00am - 6.00pm
  • Daylight savings: 7.00am - 9.00pm
  • Open Christmas Day

Wilson Park Berwick entry fee

Wilson Botanical Garden is free.

Wilson Botanic Park map

A map of Wilson Botanic Park is just a mouse click away. Click here to download a printable Wilson Botanic Garden map to plan your visit.

Facilities

  • Playground
  • Benches
  • BBQ facilities
  • Picnic areas
  • Cafe at Wilson Botanical Park (open daily, 7 am - 3.30 pm)
  • Public toilets
  • Car park access is through the park gates

Dogs

Dogs are allowed on a lead at all times. You must clean up after your dog.

Other activities at Wilson Botanical Park

Bikes, scooters, skateboards or rollerblades are not allowed in the garden.

Accessibility

  • There are accessible toilet facilities in two locations in the garden.
  • You may borrow a wheelchair from the Visitor’s Center.
  • Paths are wheelchair friendly and there are ramps.
  • Please call 9705 5599 for further enquiries regarding accessibility.


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