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Capital City Trail

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Great Family Activity

This trail is amazing, its fun for all the family whether you are walking, running or biking. Its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia

This was highlight of trip!!! All of it was lovely but I'd particularly recommend under the... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Richie T
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is amazing, its fun for all the family whether you are walking, running or biking. Its an excellent way to see a lot of sights in Melbourne. I highly recommend it.

Thank gr0nk
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This was highlight of trip!!! All of it was lovely but I'd particularly recommend under the motorways weirdly enough. Very cool ride, enjoy. Take lots of breaks and it'll take you a good 4-5 hours

Thank Richie T
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I had previously walked along part of this trail. This time we decided to bike a long section of it. It is well maintained but we did get lost and this could be due to a lack of signage at a particular section where it...More

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you get one of the blue hire bikes in Melbourne CBD, you can ride it along the capital city trail. Well worth doing, although strenuous in parts. Great place to walk along the Yarra and soak up the Melbourne lifestyle. If you are highly...More

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Hired a bicycle from "Rentabike Federation Square", opens 10am, for 3hrs. I've completed this Trail in 2016 in an anticlockwise direction, so I decided to do it clockwise. As I got lost the previous year about half way around I was especially careful. I had...More

Thank kev395
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I walk parts of this trail almost every day. It links the Docklands and Yarra River with the Moonee Ponds Creek path, the Upfield path and the Merri Creek path. It is used by both commuter and recreational walkers, runners, and cyclists. It crosses many...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I completed this "trail" two days ago with my twins aged 18. Some parts of this trail are world class and others it just vanishes into thin air. Thankful for GPS . No maps of trail are available , believe me I tried hard to...More

2  Thank suehallam
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have walked a section of this long trail. It is well maintained and a pleasure to walk on. You can bike it as well if you prefer too.

Thank Natalie1964
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I rented a road bike to ride around Melbourne on the Capital City Trail. It was amazing! I did get lost once near the zoo due to a missing sign, but a bit of backtracking and consulting my phone set me straight. Aside from that...More

Thank Bec_BK
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Capital City Trail is 29 km (18 mile) loop around Melbourne City that can be traversed by bicycle or foot. The Capital City Trail takes in mostly the eastern and northern suburbs of Melbourne. It connects to other trails. On the whole, the trail...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Hi, may I know where is the starting point of this trail & where is it end? I will ride with my own bike. If I take my bike with my car to here, where is the most suitable place to start? Thanks!
14 March 2017|
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Response from platypus150 | Reviewed this property |
The Capital City Trail starts at Docklands under the Bolte Bridge, next to the Yarra River. It then follows the Moonee Ponds Creek North to Flemington Bridge and then you must cross the bridge over Flemington Road and... More