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Walk, Run or Ride

lf you are in need of some exercise, site seeing or just fresh air, get onto the capital city trail. Its a big long trail, so depending on time and mode of transport will dictate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

lf you are in need of some exercise, site seeing or just fresh air, get onto the capital city trail. Its a big long trail, so depending on time and mode of transport will dictate how far you get. its safe and popular.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I live in Melbourne and this was my first time on this route. Took my 13 year old nephew from the UK. We started at Flinders St Station and cycled anti clockwise. The wind was northerly/easterly so the first half of the route was more challenging. Also presented the most hills. Not that there were many, but nevertheless, you feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I walked the Hawthorn Bridge to Burnley section of this trail a few weeks ago and really enjoyed it apart from the speeding, silent cyclists who sometimes appear without warning. Nice views of the river and the magnificent properties on the Hawthorn side.

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San Sebastian de los Reyes, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The area I mentioned floods, this means there is not a path to follow through during certain periods and since there are not any signs...you just notice it when you have nowhere else to divert. Apart from this, the trail is in good repair and gives access to main avenues and streets. One negative aspect is its darkness after sunset... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Melbourne has some awesome bike paths and this is just one of them. It passed through some lovely places around Melbourne and adjoining suburbs. Most of it was well sign posted and well maintained. It is easy to access the track from different points and great because it links up with other terrific tracks. Extremely few secluded places thus felt... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A great bike ride around the city. You get to see neighbourhoods, shopping strips and cafe's away from the busy car choked roads. For most of the route it is an easy paved ride anyone can enjoy, but there are a few hills. You can always get a shot of espresso to fire up the boilers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I don't walk this trail, I cycle it. It's about thirty kilometres and broken into distinct sections ; City/Docklands, Moonee Ponds creek, across the top of Fitzroy and Rushall, the Merri Creek bit, Yarra down to the Monash Freeway, and the remainder of the Yarra through to the city. There's nothing particularly pretty about the Docklands and Moonee Ponds Creek... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

One of the many many lovely cycling trails in Melbourne to help us keep fit and healthy. This one gives you a good snapshot of Melbourne suburbs from all directions. Cycling all year round that provides different feel to different seasons. Cafes and recreation reserves are close by along the route. Any bike will work on this trail. Share with... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very clean and safe walking path along the yarra river. Good spot to relax and just stay away from the CBD area. Its connected to most of the small park and major roads. Nice morning walk for some fresh air.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

easy to access and hard to get lost as trail runs along river and provides a good running surface and adequate room for both directions. great in the morning with mist on the river and rowers on the water

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