Gardiners Creek Trail, near Deakin University

Elgar Road and Burwood Highway, Burwood

Gardiners Creek Trail, near Deakin University

Elgar Road and Burwood Highway, Burwood
Staff Pick
46 m
3.08 km
Easy
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Summary

With tracks on both sides of the Gardiners Creek and several bridges, there are lots of options for shorter and longer walks.

Gardiners Creek Trail, near Deakin University

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This reserve offers visitors the choice of numerous tracks around this section of the Gardiners Creek. If travelling close to the billabong, you are likely to see a multitude of open woodland and wetland birds including the Purple Swamphen and the Little Pied Cormorant.

This part of the trail is very popular with walkers, dog walkers (dog off lead area) and runners.

8441 Views

Points of Interest

1. Playground

Playground near Stott St

2. Gardiners Creek

A view of the creek.

3. Open space

A large open area beside the path and creek

4. Path and creek

A view of the slower section of the creek.

5. BBQ

Electric BBQ for public use

6. BBQ

Electric BBQ for public use

7. Bridge

One of the bridges over the creek.

8. Bridge

One of the bridges across the creek

9. Deakin Pedestrian Bridge

The pedestrian bridge that links Deakin's two campuses.

10. Deakin Pedestrian Bridge

A view from on the bridge.

11. Bridge

One of the bridges over the creek

Features

Natural Trail Natural Trail
Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
General General
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Dog off-leash area Dog off-leash area
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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