We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Along the Yarra River at Richmond

Today's walk took me from the O'Connell Reserve on Bridge Road, past Victoria Street and around to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
platypus150
,
Melbourne, Australia
Family bike ride on our blue bikes

We went on a Sunday afternoon for a family bike ride starting in Kensington. Pretty clear... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TheCrow22
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Read all 111 reviews
37
All photos (37)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“merri creek”(10 reviews)
“easy ride”(6 reviews)
“yarra bend”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
Nov
22°
10°
Dec
25°
12°
Jan
Contact
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Website
+61 417 339 203
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Melbourne
from US$100.70
More Info
from US$123.10
More Info
from US$100.70
More Info
from US$204.50
More Info
Reviews (111)
Filter reviews
100 results
Traveller rating
56
37
6
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
56
37
6
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews merri creek easy ride yarra bend great route como park bike riding both directions couple of hours cyclists collingwood signage river parts docklands parks 29km brunswick
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 100 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good urban bike ciruit; Collingwood Children's Farm is on the way for a stop off ; very picturesque when the trail runs alongside the yarra. I've read other reviews where the signage isn't clear in parts and can only agree; don't let that put you...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today's walk took me from the O'Connell Reserve on Bridge Road, past Victoria Street and around to Victoria Gardens and the Yarra foot bridge. The path was in great condition, clean and smooth, and the tree cover made it shaded, which was good given the...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon for a family bike ride starting in Kensington. Pretty clear navigation, good roads and was surprised when we ended up in the docklands so quickly. Here's a tip: go on a Sunday and you might see the Docklands Sunday...More

Thank TheCrow22
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Its a well defined sealed path which lets you see a fair bit of Melbourne in a relaxes way while getting a bit if excercise. For tourists take a day (on a bike) & get off the trail at various spots like North Fitzroy, The...More

1  Thank cretenovice
Reviewed 21 August 2018

It's a pleasant ride or stroll along a well-defined pedestrian/cyclist path. It's great for locals to enjoy a stress-free outing. However, I wouldn't recommend overseas travellers who have a tight schedule or who can find similar trails at home.

1  Thank intjpk
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

On a sunny day there is no better way to see the sights of Melbourne! The section of the trail that we love and frequently use starts from the centre of Melbourne, on the southern bank of the Yarra River, near Flinders Street bridge where...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The Capital City Trail is a dual-use cycle and pedestrian trail. Getting around it would be an awfully long walk, so most people prefer to cycle. The Yarra Bend park is a good place to start. The Capital City Trail also connects to other trails,...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve cycled this circular trail in both directions and multiple times but you can run it or walk it. The path is fairly clearly marked, where it isn’t either follow the river or follow others! Two lanes (keep-left) are marked on much of the pavement...More

1  Thank jamerstone
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a beautiful trail that winds its way around the outskirts of Melbourne. It follows the Yarra River in parts and there are also parts that are quite industrial and are covered by motorways overhead. I did not have time to complete the full...More

Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We did this cycle trail a few years back and really enjoyed it so thought we would try it again. Like the true pioneers we are we decided to do it clockwise this time. Big mistake, as the signage is close to non-existent. Last time...More

2  Thank WindyinSancreed
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 163 nearby hotels
The Hatton Hotel
167 reviews
.53 miles away
Lyall Hotel and Spa
369 reviews
.63 miles away
Amity Apartment Hotels – South Yarra
304 reviews
.63 miles away
Punthill South Yarra Grand
377 reviews
.67 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,622 nearby restaurants
Matilda 159 Domain
48 reviews
.43 miles away
Corner Hotel
64 reviews
.43 miles away
Precinct Hotel
44 reviews
.38 miles away
Ms Frankie
12 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,359 nearby attractions
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
8,262 reviews
.34 miles away
Bryant and may factory
9 reviews
.55 miles away
Swan Street
64 reviews
.35 miles away
Holliava
6 reviews
.36 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
kbsoon88
14 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
1
Vote