Parks & Gardens
It is a testament to good planning and an ounce of good luck that
Melbourne is surrounded by a number of beautiful, tranquil parks.
Nearly all CBD workers are within easy access to a park and the
opportunity to relax during their lunch break. The city's residents
are increasingly drawn to the lush parklands as are inhabitants
from suburban Melbourne, not to mention the wildlife; possums,
PARKS & GARDENS
fruit bats, bellbirds, lorikeets, cockatoos and the occasional parrot.
The parks consist of vast, open, grassed areas dotted with large
mature trees (providing plenty of shade) and magnificent garden
beds displaying a range of colourful planting arrangements.