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Albert Park before parkrun

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Albert Park Sunrise

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St KIlda Primary Garden

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Off lead areas for dogs

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Albert Park from the air

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Albert Park. Photo: Jon Garner.

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Black swan

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Change of conditions

  • Sections of the Albert Park Lake concrete path (eastern/Lakeside Drive side of the lake) have been temporarily closed off to public access. As an alternative, please use the granitic sand lake path. at Albert Park
    Thursday 8 May, 2014 |
Bird watching
Dog walking
Short walk
Sporting fields

Only 3km from the heart of the city, Albert Park is popular for a range of activities like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing and rowing.

Apart from the lake itself, other attractions include sporting facilities, ovals, playgrounds, restaurants and a 5km walking and running track.

Enjoy a barbecue or picnic with the family.

Hire a boat and explore the lake.

Walk, cycle or jog around the track, past green lawns and playing fields.

Enjoy watching the colourful sailboats on the lake and take in the magnificent views of the city skyline.

Sporting facilities include a golf driving range, gymnasium and the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Albert Park Master Plan

A master plan is being drafted to set a 20 year vision for Albert Park to guide it through the next stage of its history. The plan will be developed during 2014.

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Organising an event at Albert Park

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year, with the peak period during the summer months. Events range from fun runs, sporting tournaments, international and national level of competition.

Albert Park is on Crown Land, therefore it’s managed under the Crown Land Reserves Act 1978. Under the Act a person must not conduct an organised event unless in accordance with a permit issued by the Committee of Management (Parks Victoria).

To enable Parks Victoria to prepare for the demand on the park an Expression of Interest process is undertaken annually, in line with the financial year, to hold events at Albert Park. The calendar allows Parks Victoria to set down public events, inform stakeholders of scheduled events and associated road closures, thus avoiding potential clashes with tenant activities.

Albert Park Event Calendar 2014-15

The 2014/2015 Albert Park Event Calendar has been finalised with no further applications being accepted during this period. Please contact Parks Victoria if you wish to be notified when the next Expression of Interest period opens.

Click here to download a copy of the 2014/15 Albert Park Events Calendar.

Park map on mobile devices

Download free maps of this park for your mobile device from Avenza PDF Maps application.  Used within the app the maps allow you to calculate distances and (with sufficient mobile signal) locate yourself within the park. The same maps are shown below under ‘Related publications’.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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Lake Activities

Rowing The rowing clubs at Albert Park Lake operate weekly races and annual regattas. The Albert Park South Melbourne Rowing…


Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre

You can swim, dive or try out the indoor sports facilities and fitness gym at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic…

picnic at table - metro park

Swan Picnic Area

Accessibility Information The Swan picnic area is at the very northern end of the park. It offers a large area…


Aquatic Drive

Accessibility Information The Point Restaurant and the lake front boardwalk are both accessible from Aquatic Drive. This picturesque part of…

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Visitor experiences

Facilities Summary

  • Kiosk
  • Playscape
  • Information Shelter
  • Toilet
  • Sealed carpark
  • Basketball hoops

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