Seven things to do in Pakenham
Adventure, adrenaline, relaxation, nibbles, and community spirit – the Pakenham region has something for everyone.
Away from the hustle and bustle yet very well connected, Pakenham is a fast-growing hub of activity in Melbourne’s south-east.
- Gumbuya World
Four spectacular worlds of entertainment, one location: Gumbuya World is where it’s at. Spot your favourite native animals at Gumbuya Wildlife Park, make a splash at Oasis Springs, and let out your adventurous spirit on a ride at Outback Explorers and Oz Adventure.
- D’Angelo Estate Vineyard
If a delicious meal paired with a glass of wine and a beautiful country backdrop sounds like your idea of a perfect outing, look no further than D’Angelo Estate Vineyard. With gorgeous rolling hills and plenty of delectable tastes, what’s not to love?
- The Cornerstone
Coffee run before work or Sunday brunch? With stacks of pancakes, coffee made with love, and welcoming smiles all around, it’s easy to see why The Cornerstone is a favourite with Pakenham locals. There is plenty on the menu to rave about - why not give it a chai?
- Robert Gordon Pottery
Nothing beats a beautiful piece of pottery carefully crafted with love. Robert Gordon Pottery is home to a huge selection of pottery as well as Nancy Eatery, serving up scrumptious home-style meals. Feeling creative? You can have a go at crafting or painting your very own piece through a regularly run workshop.
- Cardinia Cultural Centre
Cardinia Cultural Centre is Pakenham’s hub for all things performing arts. Featuring a fully equipped theatre, a stunning digital and visual art gallery, and a contemporary café, the centre regularly hosts a diverse range of show-stopping performances.
- Deep Creek Eco Playspace
Water features, play equipment for all abilities, and a giant dragonfly are just some of the things you’ll find at Deep Creek Eco Playspace. With several boardwalks, Cardinia Community Education Centre, and a café around the corner, you could easily spend an entire day exploring all this reserve has to offer.
- Rush HQ
For the adventurous spirits, Rush HQ offers a variety of challenges just a hop, skip and a jump away from Pakenham. Take on the bouldering walls, multi-level obstacle course, and trampoline zone. A good sleep following a visit to Rush HQ is guaranteed!
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