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Braeside Park

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  • Walk duration: 40 - 60 mins
  • Walk Grade: Gentle
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Braeside Park

Walk Summary

Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car, Bus

Walk Area:  Melbourne - South

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  28 km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes

Walk Details Collated:  2011

Walk Details Provided By:  Bushwalking Victoria


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Getting There

Melways:  88 D8

Car:  Take Nepean Highway south, turning into Lower Dandenong Rd and then right turning into Braeside Park.  Or take Citylink to the S.E. Suburbs, getting off at Clayton Rd and heading south.  Turn right into Lower Dandenong Rd, then left into Braeside Park.  Be careful as there is little advance warning of the park entrance.

Car parking:  Free parking is available in 10 car parks throughout the park.  Enter via Lower Dandenong Rd to access car park 10 (information centre) or car park 6 and 7 which give closer access to the Nature Trail.

Public transport: 

Bus number 812 services Braeside Park and stops along Lower Dandenong Rd

Bus number 811 terminating at Dandenong Station stops on Lower Dandenong Rd allowing access by a short walk into the information centre.

Timetable information

Further Information

Opening Hours: Opens at 8:30am, closes at 5:00pm in winter; 6:00pm in spring and 8:00pm during daylight savings. The car park at the Governor Rd entrance closes at 4pm.

Dogs:  Dogs are not permitted in the park.

Park Maps available at the Braeside Park Information Centre

Parks Victoria:  Braeside Park

Facilities:  There are many picnic tables close to the information centre, and drinking fountains along the nature walk. and Wetlands walk. Toilets are located at the information centre and at the Governors Rd Car Park area. There is an exciting adventure playground located in front of the information centre. Rubbish bins are not provided so please take all rubbish with you.

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