Enjoying nature is easy at Lakeside
Lakeside Pakenham offers an abundance of leafy streetscapes, beautifully landscaped parks, formal gardens, an outdoor amphitheatre, reserves and wetlands; and all of it linked by a 17km of Hike & Bike networks.
With over 36 hectares of green and natural spaces for outdoor activities, a 6 lane 400m rowing course in the centre of the superb 6.5-hectare lake and an area abundant with natural birdlife and water plants, plus the naturally beautiful Toomuc creek, you’re sure to find the perfect space to get out and about and enjoy life.
The Parks of Lakeside
Wide open spaces featuring goal posts for footy practice, sheltered BBQ area, playground and links to wetlands.
Family oriented park with impressive recycled ironbark pillars featuring pavilion, BBQs, tables with inlaid chess boards, playground, basketball key, seating and lit pathways.
Waterford Rise 1.1ha
$1.1 million gardens with outdoor rooms based on Botanic Gardens theme providing differing experiences from relaxing and fragrant to ornamental and sculptural, cascading water feature runs down side of hill, large pavilions with BBQs overlooking Lakeside from the highest vantage point.
Lakeside 1.3 ha
Adding to the already stunning atmosphere of Lakeside’s much loved lake and surrounding wetlands is Lakeside Park.
Situated at the western end of the lake, Lakeside Park adjoins the 1.5km pathway which extends all the way around the water, past wetlands and the Cardinia Cultural Centre. The pavilion and barbecue area offers water views while kids have space to play, complete with playground featuring a spectacular dragon and space net.
Sun Orchid Park 1 ha
This stunning park provides a range of fitness options for the community, with exercise equipment scattered around the 200m circular running track. Sun Orchid Park also has an adventurous all ages playground and a BBQ shelter.