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Capital City Trail

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 417 339 203
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Lovely trail around the city and inner suburbs

I love to walk so I walked this trail although a lot of people cycle it. Lovely bush scenery along... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kimberly M
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
A great way to see city

A great 30km ride that takes in many sights of Melbourne and inner city suburbs. It’s an easy ride... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love to walk so I walked this trail although a lot of people cycle it. Lovely bush scenery along the Yarra and plenty of places to stop and relax if the weather is nice. It’s pretty flat most of the way. The signage in...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

A great 30km ride that takes in many sights of Melbourne and inner city suburbs. It’s an easy ride on shared path with walkers. Plenty of water fountains and coffee shops along the way. Southbank Is lively but a bit of a bottleneck. Much prefer...More

Thank ShaneABurke
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The trail starts at the St Kilda Road end at Alexandra gardens and continues along the river and is a great way to see the city across the river and the parklands to the south.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This trail is amazing, its fun for all the family whether you are walking, running or biking. Its an excellent way to see a lot of sights in Melbourne. I highly recommend it.

Thank gr0nk
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was highlight of trip!!! All of it was lovely but I'd particularly recommend under the motorways weirdly enough. Very cool ride, enjoy. Take lots of breaks and it'll take you a good 4-5 hours

Thank Richie T
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I had previously walked along part of this trail. This time we decided to bike a long section of it. It is well maintained but we did get lost and this could be due to a lack of signage at a particular section where it...More

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you get one of the blue hire bikes in Melbourne CBD, you can ride it along the capital city trail. Well worth doing, although strenuous in parts. Great place to walk along the Yarra and soak up the Melbourne lifestyle. If you are highly...More

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Hired a bicycle from "Rentabike Federation Square", opens 10am, for 3hrs. I've completed this Trail in 2016 in an anticlockwise direction, so I decided to do it clockwise. As I got lost the previous year about half way around I was especially careful. I had...More

Thank kev395
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I walk parts of this trail almost every day. It links the Docklands and Yarra River with the Moonee Ponds Creek path, the Upfield path and the Merri Creek path. It is used by both commuter and recreational walkers, runners, and cyclists. It crosses many...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I completed this "trail" two days ago with my twins aged 18. Some parts of this trail are world class and others it just vanishes into thin air. Thankful for GPS . No maps of trail are available , believe me I tried hard to...More

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Response from kev395 | Reviewed this property |
You can pickup a map from Rentabike Federation Square, thats where I started, on the Yarra River and rode up river following the map, I also another time rode down river branching off guided by the map. it's very hard to... More