Westgate ParkCurrently Open
- Address: Todd Rd, Port Melbourne, Victoria, 3207, Australia
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +61-131963
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Park, River, Bridge, Food And Drinks, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
About Westgate Park, Melbourne
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
2.22% of people who visit Melbourne include Westgate Park in their plan
33.47% of people start their Westgate Park visit around 08 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Westgate Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Westgate Park
Westgate Park Map
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Westgate Park, Melbourne Reviews
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
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??
The pink lake was pretty, but the park itself is kinda dirty. Was a nice spot to look at, however, and it appeared to have a fair amount of grass areas.
Bit smelly, even goes all the way up to the bridge. (Have driven there and can confirm the smell) But the pink lake looks nice...until you know what's caused to make it look pink.
Lovely pink but still was a turn off though. Not a bad place