Parking and access at Emerald Lake Park

There are 2 car parks, both accessed via Emerald Park Lake Road. One is close to the station where Puffing Billy stops and one is beside Lake Treganowan. 

You will pay:

  • $2 for up to 2 hours
  • $8 for 2 hours or more 

Parking is free for disability permit holders and motorcycle riders.

Pay your parking fee from the on-site machine (card only). Report ticket machine faults to our Parks Planning team on 1300 787  624 or

All annual car parking passes are valid until 31 August and must be renewed each year. Failure to display your pass on your windscreen with the expiry date visible from outside the vehicle may result in a parking infringement.


  • All Cardinia residents can enjoy free parking at Emerald Lake Park if their vehicle has a current annual car parking pass.
  • $40 for non Cardinia Shire residents

Passes are non-refundable.

To apply for a pass:

  • apply and pay online 
  • buy one at our customer service centre at 20 Siding Avenue, Officer 
  • contact us on 1300 787 624 and pay over the phone (only for non Cardinia Shire resident parking pass)

Transferring your parking pass to another vehicle

You can ask us to transfer your annual pass to another vehicle. Contact us at or 1300 787 624. Passes are only transferable between vehicles you own.

The park is accessible for people with limited mobility. There are many wheelchair and pram-friendly paths, including the loop walk to Lake Nobelius and the path around Lake Treganowan. Ramps are in place in most locations.

To find out more about accessibility in the park contact the Parks Planning team on 1300 787 624 or