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Address: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Excellent way to see Melbourne.

This moderately difficult 32km trail is a great way to see Melbourne. Most of the trail is away from cars although there are a few road crossings at traffic lights. There are many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This moderately difficult 32km trail is a great way to see Melbourne. Most of the trail is away from cars although there are a few road crossings at traffic lights. There are many cafes situated on or near the trail. I recommend Southgate, Docklands, North Carlton and Richmond as good stops; in particular Ponyfish Island, Green Park, Temple Brewery and... More 

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Jan Juc
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33 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

This ride encircles inner Melbourne and provides a safe way to see parts of the city that you normally wouldn't experience. At times the signage is difficult to follow and as it is part of several other trails (Merri Creek, Gardiners Creek) it can be a little confusing. We have seen a good map that is available for bike rental... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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308 attraction reviews
419 helpful votes 419 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

What a fantastic trail. We did about 45kms on this trail on the bike. Quite busy in parts with cyclists, walkers, pram pushers, dog walkers etc. Drink fountains along the way. Other trails merge into this ie: Gardiner's Creek, Merri Creek etc. This trail encircles the city covering Fitzroy, Carlton, Royal Park, Flemington, Dights Falls, Collingwood, Richmond etc. Very pretty... More 

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The bike trails around Melbourne are great. We stick to the ones that mainly do not include having to use the roads. The track from the CBD to St Kilda is one of these. Mostly shared with walkers but quite a substantial part of the track, along the beaches, is for cycles only and clearly marked two-way. Melbourne cyclists are... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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210 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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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469 reviews 469 reviews
194 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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