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Emerald Lake


In the heart of Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges and as one of the destination points for the iconic Puffing Billy, the park offers a range of activities including picnics, walking trails, fishing, paddle boats, duck feeding, playgrounds, model railway and a wading pool – something for everyone.

Park and paddle boat opening hours
From 18 December to 14 March: 8am–8pm
From 15 March to 30 April: 9am–6pm
From 1 May to 30 September: 9am–4.30pm
From 1 October to 17 December: 9am–6pm

Model railway
Thursday to Sunday 11am–4pm
Open seven days a week during school and public holidays.

Monday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Tuesday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Wednesday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Thursday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Friday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Saturday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm
Sunday- 09:00 am – 04:30 pm



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Age: Families.
Pre-Book: Just turn up.
Changing Facilities: Yes, located in the west side toilets.
Pram Accessibility: Pram friendly paths.
Refreshments: Lake Side station kiosk, Cafe and tea rooms, picnic and BBQ facilities available around the lake.
Parking: Parking fees do apply.
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