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Birdsland Reserve

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271 Mount Morton Rd, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
+61 1300 368 333
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Excellent place for a walk or picnic

Have been meaning to return to this venue. Took the opportunity twice post dining in Belgrave... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bigredhawker
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Melbourne, Australia
walking or picnics

peaceful place to go walking nice picnic grounds nice lakes plenty bird life plus garden centre... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Birdsland is a 75ha bushland reserve located in Belgrave South. The reserve is home to many native animals and birds, including platypus. Birdsland is a great spot for a picnic or bush walk, with it's walking tracks, BBQ's and 28ha retarding basin. There is also an environmental education centre on site where our Environment team share important information about conservation and sustainable living with local school children.Park opens at 7.30am daily. Closing times vary seasonally, please check signs at park entrance for closing time.
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“lovely spot” (3 reviews)
“bird life” (5 reviews)
“car park area” (2 reviews)
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271 Mount Morton Rd, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
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+61 1300 368 333
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been meaning to return to this venue. Took the opportunity twice post dining in Belgrave located a short distance away. Tranquil is the word. Lovely outlook. Walking trails well defined. Wind your way around from the carpark (can get busy in peak times however...More

Thank Bigredhawker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

peaceful place to go walking nice picnic grounds nice lakes plenty bird life plus garden centre creek with running water

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Birdsland is being improved even more with a new rock feature near the picnic ground / BBQ area, which in winter should fill up a little with water, looks very nice with a type of clumping green grasses planted amongst the large rocks. Park on...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great flat walking Trail all around the lake and beyond can take your dog on a lead there is a electric barbecue there is a seat Mary to play arm for the kids whatever little bit of a kick of the football or cricket great...More

3  Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Birds land is always peaceful with visitors respectful with dogs and children. It's a good walk around the lake.

1  Thank CarolynAnneMac
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Park on the main road beside a winding creek and walk the 1km shaded bush path to the second larger carpark ( about 40 spaces) or take the pleasant (2-way, gravel) road to the larger car park to start your bush walk to 2 small...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked in the valley, it's so nice to see the cormorants sunning themselves on the branches over the lakes! Lovely spot for all with good parking and BBQ areas, this place brings so much inner peace. One can just walk idly around here, watching the...More

1  Thank Mei Y
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Birdsland Reserve is lovely place to walk around but equally great for those who are more energetic - runners, pram joggers, children on bicycles, etc. I have also seen someone horse riding there too. The circular walk around the lake is quiet and peaceful but...More

1  Thank Rachel W
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

great place, lovely place to walk, enjoyable on a sunny warm day for a picnic, has toilet facilities

1  Thank Henry M
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We recently discovered Birds Land Reserve and have enjoyed our walks and seeing the water birds, pied cormorants, moorhens, swamp hens, ducks, Australasian grebe, egret in tree and the magnificent Australian Darter males, and juvenile, plus butcherbird, new Holland honeyeater crimson rosella, mudlark, and the...More

1  Thank RoseRRed
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Briony88
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Response from Saphira07 | Reviewed this property |
Very dog friendly ... Officially all dogs must be in leads but if your pup is well behaved most locals let their dogs off lead but be mindful of birds nesting near the water.
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