Parks and nature

Experience nature, parks, walks

The City of Melton offers a wide range of parks and leisure spaces for people of all ages including skate parks, lakes, adventure playgrounds and barbecue facilities. Bridge Road Regional Play Space, Burnside Heights, Navan Park and Taylors Hill West Recreation Reserve offer play spaces for all abilities.


Dingo Discovery and Research Centre

Dingo Discovery
350 Gisborne Road, Toolern Vale, (visits by appointment only)
(03) 5428 1245

Melton Botanic Garden

The Melton Botanic Garden currently includes:

  • Indigenous re-vegetation along Ryans Creek and around the main lake
  • Dryland Eucalyptus Arboretum with Australian understory vegetation
  • Koori Student Garden
  • Western Australian Garden
  • South Australian Garden
  • Southern African Garden
  • Bushfoods Garden
  • Victorian Volcanic Plains Garden

There is seating, BBQ facility, accessible toilets, public car park (Lakewood Boulevard) and walking paths.

The Plant Nursery is located at 21 Williams Street, Melton. The Melton Botanic Gardens public car park is located on Lakewood Boulevard.

Opening hours are Tuesday, Thursday and every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 10am - 1pm.

Friends of Melton Botanic Garden

Melton Reservoir (also known as Exford Weir)

Exford Road, Exford
Southern Rural Water
Managed by Southern Rural Water
1300 139 510

Grey Box Forest at Eynesbury (forest walking trail)

Eynesbury Rd, Eynesbury
Eynesbury

Walks/Trails

Walks, parks and trails

Leisure activities

Golf

Eynesbury Golf
487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury
(03) 9971 0400

Melton Valley Golf Club
156-200 Melton Valley Drive, Melton
(03) 9747 8216

Swimming

Melton Waves
206 Coburns Road, Melton
(03) 9747 4333


Contact us

For more ideas and information about what to do in the City, contact the Melton Visitor Information Centre on (03) 9747 7300 or visitor@melton.vic.gov.au