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Eastern suburbs delight

Also known as Anniversary Trail Pretty and off road rail trail that runs all the way from Kew to... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Kew and Deepdene

Over the years I have walked and cycled the full length of this Trail. It has much history to... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Also known as Anniversary Trail Pretty and off road rail trail that runs all the way from Kew to the Scotchmans Trail and Gardiner Creek trails at Malvern Public Gold Course. You could actually start in Fairfield and the Main Yarra Trail and than head...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Over the years I have walked and cycled the full length of this Trail. It has much history to reveal (well signposted) and many pleasant places to stop for playgrounds, picnics, and cafes (on major cross roads, of which there are many). Today I started...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank platypus150
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Today I walked the Anniversary trail between Camberwell High School (near Riversdale Station) to Canterbury Road (through Boroondara Park). The walk is fairly flat, as it was once a railway line and passes through stands of huge old Red Gum trees. Canterbury Road offers food...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant track through delightful suburbs. Interesting signage of historic station sites. Beware the odd swooping magpie in spring. Clever cyclists use the trail to avoid busy roads when commuting.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DrSwazza
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Part of many of my planned walks. This area has so many great, interconnected walking trails that you never get bored.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DavidandPaula
Reviewed January 1, 2017

For anyone visiting Melbourne or Boroondara for the first time, walking or cycling along this trail is a must. It is a good length for everyone to enjoy and takes in some of the best parts of eastern Melbourne. There are plenty of amenities (toilets,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank stevebracks
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice easy walk for all ages taking in the history of the old outer circle railway. The section I recommend is from Harp Riad East Kew to Hartwell as it offers the best insight to the steam trains that operated in the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Philip H
Reviewed September 10, 2016

The complete trail is probably too much to do in one attempt, but it can be done in stages as it is crossed by a number of tram and railway lines and also reached by buses. In total it goes from Alphington on the Heidelberg...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank platypus150
Reviewed August 18, 2016

It is always a delight walking along this ex-railway line, as people are friendly and there are a few pleasant surprises to be hoped for. The trail is wide and level, as rail trails usually are, making for easy walking. Not needing to look down...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Mar J
Reviewed July 29, 2016

The Outer Circle Rail Trail was part of a reservation intended carry a railway line to link Melbourne's outer suburban radial railway lines, thereby making transfers quick and convenient. Like a lot of good ideas, it ran head first into financial reality and the plan...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jeffry B
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