Westgate ParkCurrently Open
- Address: Todd Rd, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 3207, Australia
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +61-131963
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Park, River, Bridge, Food And Drinks, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
Westgate Park - Review
Located close to the city, the Westgate Park offers a range of activities and open space to engage people. Bordered along the eastern banks of the Yarra River under the Westgate Bridge, this park is known for offering a standpoint from where you can admire the views to the mouth of the Yarra and the dazzling city skyline. For those who wish to relax here can come for picnics. You can also bring your bike along so as to cycle along the beautiful Yarra River or the Port Melbourne foreshore.
Westgate Park Information
Barbecues and picnic areas are free and available for shared use on a first-come, first-served basis.
Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.
Westgate Park Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
How To reach Westgate Park by Public Transport
- Rent a car.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Westgate Park
1.7% of people who visit Melbourne include Westgate Park in their plan
50% of people start their Westgate Park visit around 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Westgate Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Westgate Park
Westgate Park Trips
Westgate Park, Melbourne Reviews
It's a park worth visiting, in part for the salt water lake, which is very pink (providing you're at the park at the right time of year - I'd recommend a nice Autumn day or even those fine, cool Winter days) but also because there are some great walking trails in quite a few directions and a second, fresh-water lake that's worth a look. While it's very pretty at Sunset, I'd suggest not being there much after dusk though. I had car troubles and was stuck there after dark for a while and there are some seriously creepy old dudes in cars hanging about. No idea what was going on (... although I could have a credible guess or two - and if they were just hooking up, live and let live) but once daylight is gone it's a little unsettling.
awesome place if you just want to go and have a sit it's right by the mouth of our intake for the harbour so it's pretty clean water there's heaps of legs around lots to do probably about 7 km of walking track just in the park line depart from one into the others about making more like 12 km walking tractors Park from one into the others about four point eight days and I spent 3 hours in there trying to find the mate
Really great place to see pink salt water deposits without leaving the city. Easy to get to by car and lots of parking. Cool attraction but the site is pretty dirty and can be less than picture perfect at times. It is also not a place I would recommend after dark. It is, however a good place to practice drone photography
A PARK UNDER THE WESTGATE BRIDGE. Actually quite well designed and maintained but still cant miss the huge concrete pylons holding up the Westgate Bridge. Has some water reserves too.
We visited the pink lake at around 4pm. From far (on Westgate bridge) it looked beautiful but it stank as we got closer. We also found it extremely strange that there are many single men sitting in their cars in the parking lot. Not just a few, but at least 10 cars, each with one middle aged man sitting in his car, waiting for something(?). We were tempted to sit in our cars to find one what’s happening but left in the end. Does anyone have an answer??