Outdoor fun for the whole family

Published on 01 September 2022

Outdoor children's playground with a slide

Find family-friendly, inexpensive fun in Stonnington.

Move your body

Spice up your workout by learning along the way.

The Yarra River Trail has a series of listening stations including:

  • the wetlands
  • a fishing pontoon
  • boathouse.

You can break the trail up into short sections, for all abilities.

Eat and play

There are great playgrounds, sporting facilities, BBQ and picnic areas in Stonnington.

Find the ideal place to have lunch with the family while enjoying the warmer weather.

The kids can bring their bikes, kick a footy, and you can relax.

Bring your dog too! Dogs can run off-leash in 27 parks.

Get arty

If art and culture are more your thing, check out the public artworks in Prahran, Windsor and South Yarra.

Art is all around us in Stonnington. Follow the Art Walk and learn about the artists and their creations.

Go back in time

We live in an area that's been on Melbourne’s map and developing since the mid-19th century.

Explore the sights and sounds of our wonderful neighbours, and learn about a bygone era.

More than 80 heritage markers dot the city, celebrating areas of historical interest in Stonnington since European settlement.

Stonnington sits on the land of the Boon Wurrung and Wurrundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, and has a long indigenous history.

Eleven First Nations markers tell the story of local clans and:

  • their lifestyle
  • significant people
  • key locations
  • important events, and
  • images of historic sites.

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