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Capital City Trail

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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Great way to see the more beautiful side of Melbourne

This is one of the prettiest city rides we have done (and we've done a quite a few in Australia, New Zealand and Europe). The Yarra is spectacular and so peaceful but once you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is one of the prettiest city rides we have done (and we've done a quite a few in Australia, New Zealand and Europe). The Yarra is spectacular and so peaceful but once you get up towards Merri Creek you will be amazed that you're still in the city! The creek still has its natural bush lining its banks and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

to get a glimpse of Melbourne whilst having some exercise, this is the best way. The track is excellent even if some of the connections are not well sign-posted. River, CBD, parks, and old inner suburbs are experienced including part of the old inner circle rail loop. Plenty of cafes to choose from along the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

What an excellent way to experience Melbourne! The scenery is some of the best in town, as it goes along the river and gardens. Can't wait to come back and run it!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

This is a great way to see the Yarra and inner city as you cycle out on a largely flat track towards the suburbs. You can detour and visit a cafe for a coffee. Pick a nice day and have a great time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I return to Melbourne every year to visit family and and at least one circuit of the Capital City Trail is something I always try and fit in- I am convinced it is one of the best circular urban bike trails anywhere in the world, and the Yarra Riversection on a summers day is magical. However signage can be a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very picturesque scenery and well maintained track. However I recommend going early in the day as it does get rather crowded

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Great place to ride and is flat. A cafe or two along the way Busy with cyclists so be aware. Best on a nice day Signage can be a. It confusing at the city end

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I'm tempted to give this cycling trail only 3 stars, but I want it to have a higher rating, thus the 4. It really was a beautiful cycling path save for the lack of signage when you need it. It took me 38.8km to cycle this supposedly 29km trail today! I rented a bike from Federation Square (35AUD whole day)... More 

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Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a great cycle ride, ups and downs, everyone is polite, the boy racers let you know when passing. The Spring flowers and birds are wonderful. Places for coffee, just do it, walk or ride it's great. A bit more signage would be helpful, when the track changes.

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Burwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

One of the paths fully protected from cars, along the river. great set-up, clean and well maintained. Good for all sports. Riding can get quite hard if you want to push. Goes on rather steep hills as well as some long stretches of flat. Not too comfortable for the part that goes along the highway, but it does not last... More 

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