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Birdsland Reserve

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Great training and walking - bring your dogs on leash!

Birdsland is a wonderful track within the Belgrave area. It is a water catchment with abundant... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Kpev
A pretty walk - nature in the outer suburbs

Birdsland is being improved even more with a new rock feature near the picnic ground / BBQ area... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
jnankervis
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Birdsland is a 75ha bushland reserve located in Belgrave South. The reserve is home to many native animals and birds, including platypus. Birdsland is a great spot for a picnic or bush walk, with it's walking tracks, BBQ's and 28ha retarding basin...more
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271 Mount Morton Rd, Belgrave, Victoria 3160, Australia
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+61 1300 368 333
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Birdsland is a wonderful track within the Belgrave area. It is a water catchment with abundant wildlife. Fishing is available in the stocked lake. There are 2 lakes, and creeks to explore. While I wouldn't swim in the lakes myself, I have been known to...More

1  Thank Kpev
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Wonderful linear park along the Monbulk Creek valley. Flat walking around the two main lakes yet plenty of challenging hills to scale if you wish. The Bunjil climb is a highlight with great 360 degree views from the top.

Thank acall0w
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I do like this place but my walks are frequently spoiled by the irresponsible, arrogant dog owners who let their little furry darlings harass the birds, bother walkers, attack other people’s dogs, chase the kangaroos and deposit their sh** all over the footpath. The numerous...More

2  Thank Dragonflymummy
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Have been meaning to return to this venue. Took the opportunity twice post dining in Belgrave located a short distance away. Tranquil is the word. Lovely outlook. Walking trails well defined. Wind your way around from the carpark (can get busy in peak times however...More

Thank Bigredhawker
Reviewed 19 June 2018

peaceful place to go walking nice picnic grounds nice lakes plenty bird life plus garden centre creek with running water

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Birdsland is being improved even more with a new rock feature near the picnic ground / BBQ area, which in winter should fill up a little with water, looks very nice with a type of clumping green grasses planted amongst the large rocks. Park on...More

Thank jnankervis
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great flat walking Trail all around the lake and beyond can take your dog on a lead there is a electric barbecue there is a seat Mary to play arm for the kids whatever little bit of a kick of the football or cricket great...More

3  Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Birds land is always peaceful with visitors respectful with dogs and children. It's a good walk around the lake.

1  Thank CarolynAnneMac
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Park on the main road beside a winding creek and walk the 1km shaded bush path to the second larger carpark ( about 40 spaces) or take the pleasant (2-way, gravel) road to the larger car park to start your bush walk to 2 small...More

Thank jnankervis
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked in the valley, it's so nice to see the cormorants sunning themselves on the branches over the lakes! Lovely spot for all with good parking and BBQ areas, this place brings so much inner peace. One can just walk idly around here, watching the...More

1  Thank Mei Y
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Briony88
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Response from Dragonflymummy | Reviewed this property |
I’ve seen nesting water birds and kangaroos with joeys frequently being harassed by dogs whose owners are not able to control them. There are many signs stating dogs should be on a lead but too many selfish, ignorant owners... More
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