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Rocket Ship ready for launch

This is a great park with so many things. The playground has a 3 storey rocket ship for the kids... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Popular BBQ spot

I’d been wanting to visit this park during one of Melbourne visits, and last night I had the... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Perth, Australia
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“seating”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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32 Henry St, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
+61 3 9278 4444
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a great park with so many things. The playground has a 3 storey rocket ship for the kids to climb on, quite scary for me. There are old trees and interesting plants. The lawns are extensive, there is seating, picnic tables and BBQs,...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I’d been wanting to visit this park during one of Melbourne visits, and last night I had the opportunity to do so. It’s located about a 10 minute walk from the main Camberwell / Hawthorn East shops so it’s not really close to Melbourne city....More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

A great spot to chill with mates or study! Nice in summer with some big shady trees and tables. Also good for BBQs!

Thank dimdav
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We head here each Australia Day for a barbecue and to enjoy the JJJ Hottest 100. It's perfect to get a big crew together, there's enough space to play some outdoor games (cricket, bocce, touch footy) but has enough greenery around to not make it...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Best garden ever!!! always so clean and calm. Good spot for kids to play or to enjoy an afternoon nap in the grass

Thank MarieQ66
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My children and I used to go to the rocket park every second weekend when they were preschoolers. Just after brunch on Sunday 4 December, I decided to walk to Glenferrie Road to go get a prescription filled. It was a nice warm day so...More

1  Thank ggads
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Grab an ice cream or a coffee from Glenferrie road and wander through the university campus to find this gorgrous old style structured garden. Little kids would love the rocket they can climb all over!

Thank Sienna S
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this garden. I nice variety of flowers and trees. Numerous spots to have a picnic. A smallish but quirky playground featuring a rocket!

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great playground for the kids, plenty of space to find a quiet spot for yourself to read or rest in the sun and bitumen walking track where the kids can safely ride their bikes. There is lots of grassed areas to have a picnic, kick...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Central Gardens is surrounded in nearby streets by some attractive period housing and is a good respite from busy local roads. It looks prim and proper, but I'd like to see more Australian natives planted to attract silvereyes and honeyeaters such as brush wattlebirds. It...More

1  Thank Victorianlad
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2 January 2017|
Response from ggads | Reviewed this property |
Yes - there are at least two hot plates in one area and there may be a second area with two hot plates. There is a water tap nearby as well.