Areaprofiles

Wonga Park

Renowned for its beauty and serenity, Wonga Park is the gateway to the Yarra Valley – the home to world-class wineries and world-class golf courses. With an array of sights and amenities, private and public schools, medical and shopping facilities and with Eastlink now connecting to Melbourne in an effortless commute.

Wonga Park is a located 29 km north-east from Melbourne’s CBD.

Wonga Park is bounded in the west by Jumping Creek, in the north by the Yarra River, in the east by Brushy Park and Old Homestead Roads and in the south by Holloway Road.

The name comes from the Wonga Park grazing property, which itself derives from Simon Wonga, elder of the Wurundjeri indigenous people of Melbourne. The area was part of Mooroolbark until the 1890s.

Wonga Park Reserve is one of these great community parks that includes; facilities for people of all ages in the area, including playgrounds, cricket pitch, bmx track, netball courts and bush land walking tracks.  Wonga Park has a tennis club, a cricket club and numerous horse riding clubs. With the Yarra River being so close, canoeing is also a popular activity. The Clifford Park Scout Camp is also located in Wonga Park.

Kellybrook Winery – Save the date…. First weekend in May every year rain, hail, or shine.  Scrumpy cider, great live bands, loads of great food and smiles all round is what the Kellybrook cider festival is all about. With a strong focus on families it’s an event for everyone.  The weekend features our famous Scrumpy, Kelly Brothers ciders, Riders brew co beers and Kellybrook’s highly regarded estate grown wines. This years band line up:  The Teskeys, The Scrims, Mission Brown, Velvet Lounge and Ginger Pony!

Located on Old Yarra Road, Wonga Park Community Cottage provides the community a meeting place, child care, playgroup, Maternal and Child Health Services and access to courses and activities.

Schools and kindergartens: Wonga Park Primary School and Burch Memorial Kindergarten.

The most recent median house price for Wonga Park is $1,425,000.