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Westgate Park

Pink Salt Lake
Westgate Park's salt lake has turned pink aga
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Westgate Bridge looking Majestic from Westgat
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Bursaria spinosa - Sweet Bursaria
from Lyn Allison
Prostanthera lasianthos - Victorian Christmas
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River beach
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Volunteers from Telstra planting at Windmill
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Coast banksia vegetation on the River section
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Xerochrysum viscosum - Shiny Everlasting
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View from the eastern lookout down to the gra
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Grasslands near the main carpark
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Woodland Walk
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Steps up the hill
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Red Wattle Bird
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Satin Fly Catcher
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Salt Water Lake
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The Freshwater Lake and Red River Gums
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Dusky Moorhen on the Large Lagoon
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Windmill Soak
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Seat overlooking the Dam
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Freshwater Lake looking towards bridge
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Westgate Park
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Change of conditions

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  • The salt water lake at Westgate Park is currently pink. As always, please refrain from walking on the sensitive lake edge. at Westgate Park, Wednesday 20 February, 2019
  • The Westgate Park toilet block is currently closed following a deliberate fire. Nearest public toilets in Port Melbourne are located at JL Murphy Reserve (Williamstown Road) or Sandridge Beach (The Boulevard). at Westgate Park, Monday 11 September, 2017

Park Statistics

Bird watching
Dog walking
Short walk

Westgate Park offers a range of attractions and activities within close proximity to the city. Located along the eastern banks of the Yarra River under the Westgate Bridge, the park offers spectacular views to the mouth of the Yarra and the city skyline.

Enjoy a picnic lunch with friends or family or cycle along the Yarra River or the Port Melbourne foreshore.


Permits are not issued for the exclusive use of barbecues or picnic areas and open space activities at Westgate Park. Barbecues and picnic areas are free and available for shared use on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you are unsure whether your activity requires a permit please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.


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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