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Yarra Bend Park

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Located beside the suburbs of Kew and Fairfield, Yarra Bend Park is the largest area of natural bushland near the heart of Melbourne. The park has a rich Aboriginal history, and once included the locations of the Yarra Aboriginal Protectorate...more
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Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We decided to go for a walk and Yarra Bend Park is a large area which is also DOG FRIENDLY. There are many tracks in the park and we walked from near Dights Falls to Collingwood Market (Collingwood Childrens Farm area) and beyond. The area...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I used to live opposite this park and walked through it nearly every day. It is a very pleasant place with plenty of trees, grass and walking trails. There are nearby cafes and easy parking available. The main Yarra trail (great for running/cycling etc.) runs...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Mel_Robb
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Great for running (but a bit too flat). Some nice single track trails. So many different spots. Have fun

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Diana D
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It is so close to the city yet it is a very pleasant park away from the traffic and activity around. if you have time and want to escape from the city try this place .

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This park has everything, from golf courses to native bushland. It's in a bend of the Yarra River, hence the name. Yarra Bend Park has a couple of boathouses. The park is surprisingly big, it's surprising that residents of Melbourne don't make more use of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Popped by Yarra Bend Park for a short walk with friends and their kids. There is a size able bat population hanging around the Bellbird Picnic area. There's a very convenient car park. Take a walk down the trail to the river and you can't...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank smooveBe
Reviewed 16 December 2015

pristine and untouched, unbelievable that it is within the city, it is one of the most beautiful areas in melbourne.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is a valued expanse of parkland and native vegetation near a bend in the Yarra River a few kilometres north-east of the city. You can simply relax in the open air. Or you can get active: think rowboats, canoes, walking trails, dog exercising. There...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Yarra Bend is a very relaxing place to spend an afternoon with your loved one or family. Yarra Bend is only 5 kms from Melbourne CBD. You can also play Golf in the area, hire a canoe or go fishing.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank sifugarry
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We took our little dogs down here one Sunday, such a beautiful place so close to the City. Plenty of different things to do, take a picnic, or have a BBQ

Date of experience: December 2014
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Response from Chilli62 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry visiting from Queensland. Didn't see any facilities around the park.