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Address: Queens Parade, Clifton Hill, Yarra, Victoria 3066, Australia

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A nice cycle, with plenty to see along the way!

I’m not going to lie - we got a little bit lost. It’s one of those places that Google Maps doesn’t seem to really know exactly where it is and what paths are accessible. We hired... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JustDan91
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m not going to lie - we got a little bit lost. It’s one of those places that Google Maps doesn’t seem to really know exactly where it is and what paths are accessible. We hired bicycles and after taking a wrong turn that lead to a dead end, we decided to take our own path and we stumbled across... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always loved this place and continue to visit just to reconnect with nature. If you are coming from the centre of Melbourne, jump on the 96 Tram to Brunswick. Hop off at Arthurton road and walk left along here until, at the bridge. The Merri Creek Trail stretches through a beautiful part of Melbourne surrounded by trees, the Creek... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Merri Creek trail provides a fascinating and varied view of inner Melbourne, And a great opportunity to get some gentle or vigorous exercise, depending on how you approach it. The creek is beautiful, and varies day to day, and season by season. The trail passes through bushland, grassland,and brushes past suburbia and industrial estates so is constantly interesting. The track... More 

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Thank Dale S
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I walk here with and without the dogs and it's always a good stroll. You can easily loop around over the many bridges and walkways and there is a fantastic open area on the Yarra Bend side that's perfect for releasing the hounds. If you like you can extend all the way to boat house and beyond. A beautiful walk... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

If travelling from Melbourne CBD, take the 96 Tram to Brunswick, which, incidentally, runs all the way from St Kilda (another good spot for tourists). Hop off at Arthurton road and walk left along here until, at the bridge, walkers can scoot down and begin a lovely escape from the crowded city. The Merri Creek Trail stretches through the trees... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like to discover a place by walking, this one is great. You can go as far as you like. I would start at CEREs and walk to Collingwood Children's farm or cross the Yarra at Cane's Bridge, take the nature loop and row a boat at Yarra Bend boat house. Alternatively, start in the city and walk to... More 

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Thank Brigid N
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Right outside our door is this great walking/cycling trail. Following the Merri Creek to Heidelberg and around through Yarra Bend park it has made trails or unmade paths that go on for miles. The other direction takes you to the Yarra river past Dights Falls and to the Collingwood children's farm and Convent Gallery with all the surrounding cafes.

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Thank Larry S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The trail is great for cyclists and walkers. We often ride there and its really pleasant. Some of the signage could do with an update.

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Thank Kerry C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Many of Melbourne's smaller waterways have been turned into concrete drains, like the Moonee Valley Creek. Luckily, Merri Creek was spared, it's more or less like it was before white settlement. It's an enormous treasure to be able to get suburbia out of your head for a while while you enjoy the Creek.

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Thank Jeffry B
melbourne
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

The Merri Creek trail provides an opportunity to have a bush experience and yet be so close to Melbourne.

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