Nature and Wildlife

Ballam Park Regional Playground

Ballam Park Regional Playground

Location: 316 Cranbourne Road Frankston Victoria 3199

Ballam Park is home to a huge area of open space featuring two playgrounds, a basketball half-court, tennis wall, walking trails, ovals and an athletics track. There is plenty to do for people of all ages, with shade and barbecues provided in the large picnic area.

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Beauty Park

Beauty Park

Location: 51N High Street Frankston Victoria 3199

Home of an ornamental lake with viewing platforms where a variety of seabird and waterfowl can be fed. The playground includes a large climbing net, cubby house, slide, grassed picnic areas and shade trees. The sandstone pavillion offers barbecue and sheltered tables. There ...

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Frankston Regional Playground

Frankston Regional Playground

Location: 11N Pier Promenade Frankston Victoria 3199

The Frankston Regional Playground (fondly named 'Castle Park') is located at the Waterfront and offers a play experience for children of all ages with a wide variety of equipment available. Barbecue and shaded picnic areas are provided for families, all within close proximit...

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Frankston Waterfront

Frankston Waterfront

Location: Pier Promenade Frankston Victoria 3199

Discover artworks on the Waterfront. Home to major cultural events. Home of the Frankston Visitor Information Centre.

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George Pentland Botanic Gardens

George Pentland Botanic Gardens

Location: 41N Williams Street Frankston Victoria 3199

Visitors to George Pentland Botanic Gardens will experience some of Australia's beautiful native flora. The gardens are popular for educational activities, family gatherings and weddings. Barbecue and picnic areas are provided together with a playground.

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Kananook Creek Walking Trail

Kananook Creek Walking Trail

Location: 7N Pier Promenade Frankston

Starting near the Frankston Yacht Club site, follow Kananook Creek along the 7.5km walking trail, through urban Frankston and Long Island, into the peace and serenity of rural Seaford and Carrum. Trains at Seaford or Carrum can return you to Frankston.

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Keast Park

Keast Park

Location: 1N Nepean Highway Seaford Victoria 3198

Keast Park is a lovely beachside reserve with ocean views, playground and barbecues. The pavillion incorporates the Carrum Bowling Club and Crackerjack Waterfront Cafe with magnificent facilities and a multi-purpose community room are also on site.

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Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve

Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve

Location: 233N Warrandyte Road Langwarrin Victoria 3910

There is a network of walking tracks which wind through the 214 hectare heathland and eucalypt woodland reserve. Birdwatching, photography and walking are popular activities. The reserve provides a home for half the plant and animal species indigenous to the Mornington Penin...

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Moonlit Sanctuary

Moonlit Sanctuary

Location: 550 Tyabb-Tooradin Road Pearcedale

Come on a magical, personally guided, interactive, “hands on" encounter with some very special endangered species & other bush creatures. Our Wildlife Conservation Park is in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula & Western Port Biosphere Reserve. Evening Tour – s...

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Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne

Location: Corner Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive Cranbourne Victoria 3977

The Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is one of Victoria’s most precious areas of native bushland and offers nature-lovers the chance to explore 363 hectares of untouched heathlands, wetlands and woodlands. Unearth the Australian Garden with its treasure trove of native Aus...

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Seaford Wetlands

Seaford Wetlands

Location: 51M Austin Road, Seaford

The Seaford Wetlands is a magnificent 305 hectare nature reserve which is listed on the Register of the Natural Estate. The wetlands are home to a wide variety of bird life, including a number of rare and endangered migratory species protected by international agreements.

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Sweetwater Creek Reserve

Sweetwater Creek Reserve

Location: 28R Fenton Crescent Frankston South Victoria 3199

This regionally significant nature reserve of 14 hectares is one of the few places left to us that show what the landscape may have been like before settlement. It acts as a refuge for plants and animals (and humans who like to spend quiet moments away from their urban lifes...

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