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It's a pleasant ride or stroll along a well-defined pedestrian/cyclist path. It's great for locals... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Terrific bike path to see Melbourne sights

On a sunny day there is no better way to see the sights of Melbourne! The section of the trail... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Mark H
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
via mobile
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

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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
Reviewed 25 December 2017

It is a great route, with easy grades, well made paths, occasional shade trees and seats and some rare water sources. However, there are no toilets along the route. A pleasant walk or cycle and well connected to major roads, where there is food and...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 26 October 2017 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

1  Thank ShaneABurke
Reviewed 8 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.

1  Thank Oldjack
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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