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Luna Park in Melbourne's bayside suburb of St Kilda is listed in the Victorian Heritage Register with many of it's old buildings, rides and amusement areas also listed by the National Trust of Australia.

Entry is FREE

There is no way you can miss the Mr Moon face of Luna Park nor the twin towers at the entrance to the park.

The amusement park overlooks Port Phillip Bay and is easily accessible by public transport. Just walk in through Mr Moon's mouth -


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Mr Moon Face Entrance To Luna Park Melbourne

Luna Park entrance with the iconic Moon face and twin towers compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/88483590@N00/36542198/

Once inside you will find an assortment of attractions to amuse and trill you. All rides are well maintained and safe to enjoy.

The historic park opened in 1912 and apart from the period during World War 1, the park has remained open up till this present day.

Only 2 out of the original 5 Australian Luna Parks have survived over the years, one in Sydney and the other here in Melbourne.

The Opening Of Luna Park In Melbourne 1912


These days thrilling rides delight all age groups and Luna Park provides a great day out for all the family.

Top 11 Amusement Park Rides And Attractions

  • Sky Rider Ferris Wheel
  • Twin Dragon - Pirate Ship ride
  • The Ghost Train
  • Street Legal Dodgems
  • The Enterprize - crazy, fast and furious, defies gravity!
  • The Coney Island Top Drop

Luna Park's Coney Island Top Drop

Luna Park's Coney Island Top Drop compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/28117464@N07/4330336744/in/photolist-7AE7fm-4AQToN-6CkxU-7zjWiH#
  • Spider - fast and furious 8 armed, whizzing ride
  • Pharaoh's Curse - trilling double arm scissor ride
  • Silly serpent - slip and slide ride for the whole family
  • The Heritage Carousel

Luna Park's Carousel

Melbourne's Luna Park heritage carousel compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/84987970@N00/5597621741/in/photolist-9wDgVF#

To get a great view of Luna Park have you ever considered flying over it? Truly a unique experience taking in the amusement park and all that surrounds it along with other areas of Melbourne you perhaps have never seen.

No.11 - The Historic Scenic Railway

The Scenic Railway roller coaster is a large wooden coaster that travels around the perimeter o Luna park thrilling its passengers as it hurtles up and down and round and round the park.

Scenic Railway at Luna Park

Riding Melbourne's Luna Park Scenic Railway compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/91256982@N00/421873170/

Professing to be the oldest continually operating wooden roller coaster in the world, this ride has to be on top of one of the best things to do in Melbourne.

Note that the roller coaster's main claim to fame is the fact that it has a standing brakeman who rides the train in control of the carriages.

Standing Brakeman Controls The Scenic Railway Carriages

The standing brakeman on the scenic railway at Luna Park in Melbourne compliments of http://www.flickr.com/photos/87603889@N00/87912341

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Abandoned Amusement Parks (Scary Places)

There is something both sad and creepy about an abandoned amusement park. Perhaps its because a place that was once packed with fun seekers has become slowly choked with weeds.


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Legends: Pioneers of the Amusement Park Industry

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amusement Park Oddities & Trivia

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amusement Park Oddities & Trivia is an uncanny journey through the weird, wacky, and absolutely true world of amusement parks, rides and attractions!


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Where Is Melbourne's Luna Park?


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When Is Luna Park Melbourne Open?

The park opens its gates at 11am on...

  • Weekends
  • School Holidays
  • Public Holidays

Luna Park Melbourne also is open at certain other times throughout the Melbourne Summer months. Check here for the amusement park's  extended open days and times.

You can easily reach Luna Park by public transport

Trams No.96/16/3/67 and 79 will take you direct to the entry gates. Check out Melbourne's Public Transport Timetables for more details.

Parking can be found close to the park in the council metered parking areas in Beaconsfied Parade, Shakespeare Grove and Cavell Street.

Tip: Have some coin on hand as the meters, although they do accept card, sometimes they are a little temperamental.

Usually parking will cost you $4:50 per hour or better still if you are spending longer $10:80 for the whole day is very reasonable.

There is so much to see and do near by Luna Park, such as... 

  • The St Kilda beach foreshore
  • The St Kilda Pier
  • St Kilda Botanical Gardens in Blessington Street
  • The cafes and shops in Acland Street
  • The St Kilda Community Garden n Chaucer Street
  • the Eco Centre - corner of Blessington and Herbert streets

Why not celebrate that special occassion down at Luna Park Melbourne, just for fun. A fantastic experience not to be missed.

Melbourne heritage is alive and well.

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