Lagoon Reserve

Lagoon Reserve in Port Melbourne provides sporting facilities, playground and off leash area for dogs.
Sports ground at Lagoon Reserve with cricket wicket

Facilities and features

  • BBQs
  • Benches
  • Dog off-leash
  • Paths
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilets
  • Sport and recreation

Other information

  • Small sports pavilion
  • Sports field for cricket and soccer
  • Three practice cricket nets
  • Extensive native garden beds

For a schedule on Lagoon Reserve's sports ground use, visit Sporting reserves and grounds.


Graham Street, Port Melbourne

Seating is provided along the pathway in Lagoon Reserve


Lagoon Reserve can be accessed by Liardet street, Esplanade West and Graham Streets Port Melbourne.

Getting there

Google Map Lagoon Reserve


The 606 (Fisherman’s Bend to Elsternwick) bus travels along Liardet Street and passes the reserve directly.

Bus routes 250, 251, 253, 238 can be accessed from Bay Street Port Melbourne, Lagoon Reserve is one block walk east along Liardet Street.


The light rail Tram 109 (Box Hill to Port Melbourne) or Tram number 1 (East Coburg to South Melbourne Beach) are within walking distance.


Parking is available around the perimeter of the park, check signage for parking specific restrictions or call ASSIST on 03 9209 6777

Download the Travel Smart Map of Port Phillip (PDF 2.5 MB).


Lagoon Reserve is located in a former industrial area of Port Melbourne on the site of a former lagoon. The reserve is a 5-minute walk to the Bay Street shopping strip. The native gardens, which contain examples of the indigenous flora of the area are a feature of the park. These gardens have been developed and maintained in partnership with Council and the local community planting group.


Dogs are permitted off leash though no dogs are permitted with 5 metres of the playground or picnic areas, penalties apply.

Parking restrictions may apply in the surrounding roads and streets, check the local parking signs for full details or contact us.

Pink flowering eucalyptus tree that can be found at Lagoon Reserve

Contact us

Our Parks Team is here to help.

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Phone: 03 9209 6777