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Sammy The Seal in the Yarra

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Yarra River

Main Yarra Trail near Punt Road

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Yarra River

Spring on the Yarra Sept14

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Yarra River

Yarra River near Church St

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Yarra River

Floating pontoon walking track

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Yarra River

Spring Day on the Yarra River

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Yarra River

Herring Island

5 months ago from Jaci LeesParks Victoria

Location: Herring Island

Bursaria spinosa - Sweet Bursaria

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Prostanthera lasianthos - Victorian Christmas Bush

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

River beach

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Garden Orb Weaving spider

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Volunteers from Telstra planting at Windmill Soak

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Coast banksia vegetation on the River section

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Xerochrysum viscosum - Shiny Everlasting

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

View from the eastern lookout down to the grassy oval

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Grasslands near the main carpark

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Grasses

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Woodland Walk

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Steps up the hill

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Red Wattle Bird

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Satin Fly Catcher

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Salt Water Lake

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

The Freshwater Lake and Red River Gums

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Dusky Moorhen on the Large Lagoon

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Windmill Soak

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Seat overlooking the Dam

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Freshwater Lake looking towards bridge

1 year ago from Lyn Allison

Location: Westgate Park

Kanes Bridge

2 years ago from Unknown LDAP UserParks Victoria

Location: Studley Park Boathouse and Picnic Area

Westgate Park

2 years ago from Mr. Stylinghamm

Location: Westgate Park

Welcome to Herring Island

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Herring Island

'Steerage' sculpture at the end of the island

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Walk the sculpture trail

Island vegetation

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Walk the sculpture trail

Trail

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Walk the sculpture trail

Sculpture

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Walk the sculpture trail

Sculpture

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Walk the sculpture trail

Picnic area

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Enjoy a picnic or barbecue

From the air

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Herring Island

Cycle the Main Yarra Trail

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Things to do

Kanes Bridge

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Walking

Great views

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Yarra Bend Park

Williamstown boat

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Williamstown Workshop - Piers & Stony Creek Backwash

Williamstown

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Williamstown Workshop - Piers & Stony Creek Backwash

Studley Park Boathouse kiosk

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Studley Park Boathouse and Picnic Area

Studley Park

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Studley Park Boathouse and Picnic Area

Studley Park Boathouse boats

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Studley Park Boathouse and Picnic Area

Sculpture

3 years ago from Parks Victoria

Location: Herring Island

Add change of condition

Change of conditions

  • Notice to River Users regarding river closures due to the 2015 Melbourne Moomba Masters and Birdman Rally. at Yarra River
    Friday 13 February, 2015 |
  • River closures and events at Yarra River
    Friday 13 February, 2015 |
  • The Todd Road shared user path (north of Westgate Park) will be closed between 27 January and 1 March 2015 due to the Port of Melbourne’s Port Capacity Project. During this time, pedestrian and cycle traffic will be detoured through Westgate Park. See map for details.  For more information please contact the Port of Melbourne on 1800 451 056. at Westgate Park
    Friday 23 January, 2015 |
  • Notice to River Users regarding Yarra River North Wharf, Australia wharf construction works. at Yarra River
    Wednesday 21 January, 2015 |
  • Westgate Park’s salt lake has turned pink again this summer; a natural phenomenon in response to very high salt levels, high temperatures, sunlight and lack of rainfall. The salt lakes turn pink due to the natural interaction of a harmless alga and bacterium. The lakes are expected to return to their normal colour later in autumn, when cooler weather and rainfall increases. at Westgate Park
    Wednesday 7 January, 2015 |
  • Notice to River Users regarding Yarra River Northern Arch closure for the purpose of Spencer Street Bridge works.  at Yarra River
    Wednesday 24 December, 2014 |
Barbeque
Bird watching
Cafes/restaurants
Canoeing
Cycling
Dog walking
Fishing
Jogging
Medium walk / Day walk
Picnicking
Playground
Rowing
Short walk
Sight-seeing

Board one of the many river craft at Southgate or Princes Walk or travel along the Yarra in your own boat to visit attractions such as Melbourne Park for the Australian Tennis Open, the Royal Botanical Gardens and Herring Island Park. The Yarra River is now the undisputed social heart of marvellous Melbourne.

A Melbourne icon, the river is the focus for numerous spectacular events including the famous Moomba festival, rowing regattas, the Melbourne Festival and Dragon Boat Festivals.

The Yarra River offers a multitude of picturesque settings. The banks of the river have a number of barbecue and picnic facilities, fishing platforms and jettys. In addition, there are trails and paths which cater for cyclists, walkers and joggers.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

Visitor experiences

Facilities Summary

  • Kiosk
  • Restaurant/Gallery/Theatre
  • Boat Ramp
  • Electric/Gas BBQ
  • Playground
  • Information Shelter
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Toilet
  • Sealed carpark

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