Penrose Community Centre to Rippleside Wetlands return

Turva Ave, Tarneit VIC 3029, Australia

Penrose Community Centre to Rippleside Wetlands return

Turva Ave, Tarneit VIC 3029, Australia
Staff Pick
57 m
3.86 km
Easy

Summary

A very pleasant and scenic walk that takes you to nearby wetlands. Enjoy the tranquility and watch the bird life as you walk around the waterways.

Penrose Community Centre to Rippleside Wetlands return

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Description

Want a shorter route? Simply walk across the bridge about halfway through at Rippleside Terrace (near Reflections Boulevard) to Moondara Street instead of walking all the way to Derrimut Road. Public toilets available at Penrose Promenade Community Centre during opening hours.

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Points of Interest

1. Penrose Promenade Community Centre

A fabulous community hub with excellent facilities and activities. Art and educational courses of children, tai-chi, music, cooking, cultural meet-ups. Weekly walking group on Wednesdays 11.30am.

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2. Goddard Street Sports Ground

Complete with BBQ, seats, shelter, a much loved and much used playground, sports oval and facilities. Busy on weekends!

3. Camelot Drive Park

This park has a playground, seats and shelter.

4. View from shelter

A pretty good view of the trees from here!

5. Wetland views

The wetlands are an important habitat for birds and other wildlife. Plus it's a lovely place for a walk!

6. Outdoor gym

There are several pieces of outdoor gym equipment dotted around the wetland.

7. Derrimut Road

A bright little spot to have a seat if you need to take a rest.

8. Which birds can you spot?

Pelicans and ducks are regular visitors. You may spot cormorants and purple swamp hens too. Want to identify the birds you see? Check out this app (iPhone), also available for Android.

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9. Seats and shelter

There are seats along the wetland, and shade. Very useful!

10. BBQ, seats and shelter

Bring along a picnic or sausages for a BBQ. The park is good spot to meet your friends and neighbours too.

11. Meeree Reserve

This reserve has a playground, BBQ, seats and shelter. There's plenty of space for ball games, kite flying and general lounging or running around. Meeree means sun in the local Aboriginal language.

Features

Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
General General
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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