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Best Family Picnic Spots in Melbourne

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by Sneha Vashist (subscribe)
A boundless traveller, an avid photographer, a gypsy soul and a true wanderer. Love sharing my experience through right words and perfect pictures.
Published October 4th 2016
If you are planning on going for a picnic with your family or friends over a weekend, consider this list of spectacular locations in Melbourne!

1.The Royal Botanical Gardens
Royal Botanical Gardens are green beds of sprawling lawns which are pure delight for your mind and soul. Take a stroll in these amazingly curated peaceful gardens or just enjoy a leisurely picnic with friends/family along tranquil lake sides. These magnificent gardens offer a relaxing therapy. It is like a magical wonderland which has something to offer to everyone. Open from 7.30 am to sunset every day of the year.
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2.Fitzroy Gardens
Fitzroy Gardens are a perfectly pleasant place to laze around with family and friends in a beautiful quiet surrounding. Soak yourself in the splendid aura of these scenic quaint green beds. The colourful conservatory is a must visit for spectacular photos .Gardens are open 24/7. Visitor Centre and Conservatory are open daily from 9 am to 5 pm (5.30 pm during daylight savings), except when closed for the changeover of displays.
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3.Healesville Sanctuary
Healesville Sanctuary is one of the best places to spend some time in wild with Australian species. The place offers varieties of animals from kangaroos to koalas to wallabies to emus to pelicans to platypus and many more. For an animal lover, it is super thrilling to watch animals play and wander around in their free space. It is an absolutely delightful place to spend an afternoon with friends and family. Regarding ticket pricing,click here. It is open from 9 am to 5 pm every day of the year and animal areas close from 4:30 pm.
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Your Comment
I fear picnics have gone a little out of fashion but they shouldn't. They are such a great way for friends and family to get together and have some fund without spending a fortune.
by Gayle Beveridge (score: 3|7392) 1127 days ago
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