Eltham Lower Park features a large playground, with plenty of space between each piece of equipment. Recently renovated, the playground features a wheelchair-accessible carousel, a nest swing, regular swings, a variable hill to climb with a tunnel slide down the opposite side, a whirligig and a double flying fox.
Picnic tables and barbeques are available throughout the park with plenty of trees to provide shade. Eltham Lower Park facilities also includes bicycle paths, sports oval, toilets, walking trails (paved), car park, walking trails (unpaved) and disabled toilets. Dogs are permitted but must be on a leash.
Nearby is the Diamond Valley Miniature Railway, a family favourite where visitors can enjoy a 15 minute ride along 2km of track. Trains leave from Diamond Valley Station.
Cost: $3.00 per passenger per ride. Children under 2 years ride free
Contact: 03 9439 1493
Opening Hours: Operates every Sunday from 11am to 5pm and selected public holidays. Also Wednesdays during school holidays except December from 1pm to 4pm. Check schedule to confirm opening dates.