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Cargarie: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Shepherds Bush


Dawn is the best time of the day to listen for the wonderful calls and songs of native birds frolicking in the branches of the manna gums. Walking tracks and boardwalks meander through bushland and billabongs making the park an ideal spot for walking, sitting, bird watching and photography. Experience a natural oasis in the hustle and bustle of suburbia.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Shepherd Rd
Glen Waverley, VIC, 3150

Located 0.4K from Cargarie

Nortons Park


Enjoy a family picnic on the large lawn or use the electric barbecues in the picnic shelter.

Bring your dog - Nortons Park is an off-lead area where you can take your dog for a run.

Please be aware of the signs that show the designated off lead area and the rules and regulations associated with the park.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Norton
Wantirna South, VIC, 3152

Located 1.2K from Cargarie

Jells Park


Jells Park is nestled in the Dandenong Creek Valley, Wheelers Hill, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The park attracts over 900,000 visitors a year, with over nine kilometres of paths and trails, 127 hectares of wide open paces and enough picnic areas for everyone to enjoy.
Trails and paths

The main Dandenong Creek Trail runs north-south through Jells Park, linking the Eastlink Track, Scotchmans Creek pathway and the Knox bike track (near Nortons Park). All paths are multi-use so you can take your choice of cycling, jogging, or simply strolling.

Jells Park has many barbecue and picnic areas.

Jells Lake is a beautiful man-made feature with a variable water level that flows from the Dandenong Creek. No boating or canoeing is allowed. Fishing in Jells Lake is permitted only from the two larger jetties.

Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Ferntree Gully Rd
Wheelers Hill, VIC, 3150

Located 1.2K from Cargarie

Bushy Park Wetlands


Bushy Park Wetlands is bounded at the north by a remnant orchard accessed from the eastern end of Highbury Road. The southern boundary, near the pony club at Drummies Bridge Reserve, is accessed from High Street Road.

The park's eastern boundary is Dandenong Creek and its western boundary is formed by residential properties in King Arthur Drive and Knights Drive.

A section of the Dandenong Creek Trail provides vantage points overlooking the scenic wetlands.

Things to see and do
- Try cycling, walking or birdwatching, taking in the native flora and fauna of the area
- Pedestrians and cyclists can travel north along the Dandenong Creek Trail from the eastern end of Jells Park. The trail crosses Pattersons Bridge and passes Shepherds Bush, Napier Park and baseball fields and the Nunawading and District Pony Club, taking in natural parkland
- From nearby Koomba Park visitors can walk or cycle across the new foot bridge over Dandenong Creek, then head south over Burwood Highway and take the trail over the mound to the wetlands.




Highbury Rd
Glen Waverley, VIC, 3150

Located 1.7K from Cargarie

MGA


MGA, Monash Gallery of Art is the Australian home of photography and is recognised as one of Australia's leading public galleries.

MGA hosts a range of Australian and international photography exhibitions annually. MGA also has a strong travelling exhibition program that sees a collection tour to regional Victorian and interstate galleries.

MGA develops and preserves a nationally significant collection of Australian photographs and is unique among Australian cultural organisations indeed, it is the only cultural institution in the country - regional, state and national, whose collection is focused solely on Australian photographs. As such, MGA is a cultural institution of national importance.

MGA is closed on public holidays.




860 Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill, VIC, 3150

Located 3.0K from Cargarie

Chesterfield Farm


Come to Chesterfield Farm and experience a little bit of farm life in the city, on a real working farm.

Milk a cow, feed and play with the baby farm animals in the nursery, have a tractor ride and watch the working dogs in action with the sheep.

There is a large range of private functions and corporate function areas within the property, all with the real feeling of being in country on the 110 hectare spread.




1221 Ferntree Gully road
Scoresby, VIC, 3179

Located 3.2K from Cargarie

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club


Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club is hosting the Scoresby Steamfest. There will be displays of blacksmithing and old time crafts, vintage tools, model boats on the lake, model planes, books, videos, vintage radio and much more.

The Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club operates a vintage engine museum set in six hectares of parkland in the south eastern suburb of Scoresby. In all, there are several hundred engines and related exhibits housed in a number of exhibition sheds around the grounds.

From huge steam ploughing engines to tiny models. steam vehicles, a Sherman tank, industrial steam and diesel engines, old farm engines (including tractors) and machinery, earth moving machinery, early road making equipment, teams of draught horses, vintage cars and trucks .

Steam exhibits include traction engines, among them a pair of massive Fowler Z7 steam ploughing engines, steam rollers, portable engines and a large and varied collection of industrial and marine stationary steam engines and pumps.

There is a period workshop and a diesel engine section. You are unlikely to see a comparable display of large diesel generators elsewhere. The smaller internal combustion engines are also well represented. There are displays of tractors, agricultural equipment and early road working and earth moving machinery.

An added attraction for the kids is the miniature railway which operates every Sunday.

The museum is open for static display each weekend but most of the engines are in running order and on the last Sunday of the month a selection can be seen in operation. The grounds are attractively laid out with a lake, barbecues and shady picnic areas. The 1 kilometre miniature railway track circuits the grounds.

So what are you waiting for? Come ride around the grounds on the miniature steam railway.






1200 Ferntree Gully Road
Scoresby, VIC, 3179

Located 3.6K from Cargarie

Koomba Park


Koomba Park consists of billabongs and lakes fed by the Dandenong Creek. The bird hide provides a perfect way to observe birds in the natural habitat.

The trail network through Koomba Park incorporates both the Dandenong Creek Trail which branches off to a pretty boardwalk section and the Eastlink Trail that continues on to follow the Eastlink Freeway.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.





Boronia Rd
Wantirna, VIC, 3152

Located 5.1K from Cargarie

Cargarie: Events

Bark For Life


Bark For Life is a unique event honouring the caring qualities of dogs during a human cancer experience. It is a chance to recognise and celebrate cancer survivors, patients and their four-legged carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.

At the event, dogs from all areas come together with their human companion to walk to fight back against cancer. Join us on the day - register yourself or a team and help to fund cancer research and raise awareness.

Pre-event registrations close 5:00pm Wednesday 5 October, registrations available from 8:30am on the day.

Owner and one dog: $25
Extra dog (extra neckerchief): $15
Walker only (No Dog): $15


Event Dates
2016
      9th Oct


Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill, VIC, 3150

Located 2.9K from Cargarie

Waverley Music Eisteddfod


The Waverley Music Eisteddfod is a wonderful celebration of music for youth with choral, ensemble and solo competitions. These competitions are held in mid August every year in leafy Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia.

Over 600 children and young adults participate in the Waverley Music Eisteddfod each year with delightful piano, vocal, strings and wind solo performances and magnificent ensemble and choral events.

The Waverley Music Eisteddfod is run by a volunteer committee, and provide a lovely venue, accompanists (for soloists) and highly regarded, experienced and qualified musicians as adjudicators. Every competitor is rewarded with a detailed critique sheet, offering encouragement and objective advice to help them on their musical journey. The experience is invaluable to help develop confidence and polish.

Everyone is welcome to come and watch these young local soloists and ensembles perform. Tickets are only $5.00 and available on the day at the door.

Encourage your young musician to take the opportunity to enter the next Waverley Eisteddfod, practise their favourite pieces, and perform in front of a warm and appreciative audience.


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77 Waimarie Drive
Mount Waverley, VIC, 3149

Located 4.3K from Cargarie

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