Outdoor activities in South Melbourne

THE 5 BEST Outdoor Activities in South Melbourne

Outdoor Activities in South Melbourne

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  • Elisabeth E
    Auckland, New Zealand43 contributions
    We visited Melbourne in October and we knew we wanted to cycle around and get lost and get found. Armed with a book about the city's best bike rides, we went everywhere. We cycled along St Kilda Beach esplanade super fast thanks to a mighty tail wind, we did the Yarra Trail, and we rode along the Maribyrnong River too. We loved the city cycling, especially on Saturday when traffic was sparse, and Fitzroy is a delight, and my partner enjoyed the various breweries he found. And the cycleways in Melbourne are largely separated which was a joy compared to Auckland where cycleways are still a work in progress. And the bikes were fabulous.. Doug fitted us out with quite the right bikes for our tastes and we were a little bit sad when we had to give them back.
    Written 1 November 2019
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  • 100EllenL
    Oakland, CA50 contributions
    Paul picked us up and we started with a drive around Melbourne to get our bearings. He told us a lot about the city and its history, all of which felt personal. Then we walked through the Central Business District, including the fascinating Lanes and their murals, the shopping areas, the lovely arcade. Then off to a private boat for a cruise on the Yarra so we could relax and see the city from the water. He fed us very well on the boat.

    Paul was informative and funny, all of which made for a great day.

    We sadly missed a different company's tour pick-up to the Penguin Parade the next day. Our hotel porter called them and they basically said, "too bad." We couldn't figure out what to do and decided to call Paul with the hope that perhaps he or one of his colleagues was going there that day. He wasn't, but Paul contacted that company for us and got them to solve our problem - they had a charter going there an hour later and we were added on. Can yon imagine someone helping a former customer out with his rival? I can't, but Paul went out of his way to do so. He deserves lots of kudos for doing that!!

    So, not only did we have a fabulous day with Paul, but he gave us a second fabulous day by helping us out when he didn't have to.
    Written 29 October 2023
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  • ritanicomedes
    Perth, Australia1 contribution
    Mt Buller had always been our Wishlist and it didn’t disappoint. Our family plus our daughter bestie are from Perth and SurfX made our trip absolutely stress free. Jason our first contact kept communication via emails and mobile contacts. Pick up via private transfer bus where we were staying in Melbourne. Jason was excellent! He was knowledgeable and shared stories about areas we went past. Our last day highlight before headed back to Melbourne was our sled dog tour. A fantastic lifetime experience- fun time to cuddle the puppies before the run. The ride was fun. Thank you Jason for taking us and you are an amazing guy! 👍🏻
    Written 12 September 2018
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  • Sarah P
    Berlin, Germany2 contributions
    We had a brilliant day exploring the Yarra! Gina is a great tour guide, tailoring our itinerary to suit us perfectly. It was reassuring for us to have the car following for support! Cycling was such a great way to soak up the beautiful views of the valley in the fresh air and made the wine and cheese taste even better! Would definitely recommend. Thanks Gina for an awesome day!
    Written 24 January 2017
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