Maranoa gardens is the most peaceful maze of walking tracks and display of Australian fauna. I guess that was until Mamma bought a toddler who refused to move without having a cracker in her hand! Despite this - these are brilliant little gardens. Think royal botanical gardens, with the tags and labels on everything but without the trip into the city and right next to Beckett Park in Balwyn. The gardens have set opening times and you are not permitted to play ball games on the lawn - as tempting as it may be. This is simply heaven and great place to explore the different temperate zones - you might even get to run through the mist in the rainforest.
Mamma's special mention: Beckett Park is just next door and is a highly recommended playspace and plenty of room to kick a ball!
the nitty gritty
Weekdays 7:30am - 4pm
Weekends and Public Holidays
10am - 5pm
Yarrbat Ave, Balwyn
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