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Yarra Bend Park

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Located beside the suburbs of Kew and Fairfield, Yarra Bend Park is the largest area of natural bushland near the heart of Melbourne. The park has a rich Aboriginal history, and once included the locations of the Yarra Aboriginal Protectorate...more
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Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

What makes Yarra Bend park so unique is the many walking trails that “snakes” with the river. It’s easy to navigate and you can walk as long/short as you want. We started our walk opposite Studley Park Boathouse and followed the trail towards Fairfield Park...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this tranquil nature walk just 30min away from Melbourne! Dight Falls provided enough calming effect as it cascades onto the Yarra Bend Park. Continuous walk will take you to a huge farm and Abbotsford Convent. Both delightful surprises!

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This park is a popular spot for bicyclists, strollers and dog watchers. Dight's Falls is a particular nice part, and there is access from Abbotsford Convent. Just watch out for snakes...

Thank Calum G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I was there for a wedding which was lovely, but I felt, as a slightly disabled octogenarian, that public conveniences were few and far between and parking was very tight. Park is very popular for sporting events, cycling, walking, kayaking, rowing etc. and a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Nice area to walk around, the cafe by the boat house is nice. Nothing out of this world but still a pleasant experience.

1  Thank elysedunn
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Main Yarra Trail passes through the Yarra Bend Park and there is much for dog walkers, hikers, and cyclists here. The river provides a tranquil setting and public picnic/BBQ facilities are available in the South at the Loop. There are toilets spread through the...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We loved exploring Yarra Bend Park. We did an easy 12 kms round trip hike following the Yarra starting at Studley Park boat house and heading North. We discovered Melbourne’s only Grey-headed flying fox colony at Bellbird picnic area. Was incredible to see so many...More

Thank Mrs_Maltman
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to burn some energy or just a great nature experience? Get out on some of the best trails Melbourne has to offer

Thank 681adrianr
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A well fenced, extremely large dog park. Plenty of paths, and lots of grassed areas for your dogs to run. Lots of parking and easy access. Water and little black bags available.

Thank Chilli62
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful local resource. One of the great park areas of Melbourne. A huge well kept park with something for everyone including sporting fields, picnic areas, walking areas etc. just a great place to wander or sit with or without a dog with...More

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Response from Chilli62 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry visiting from Queensland. Didn't see any facilities around the park.