There are walking tracks at Yarra Bend Park to suit all levels of fitness. Secluded riverside trails follow the Yarra through peaceful bush surrounds. The popular Main Yarra Trail passes through the Park and extends from Templestowe to Southbank. Varying length circuit tracks take you to popular sites including Dights…
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The park is used for boating, canoeing, team sports, golf, fishing, orienteering, picnicking, dining out, bird watching and just enjoying the bush.
A shared walking and bicycle path follows the Yarra and high above the Merri Creek in the western and northern parts of the park.
Open space and sporting fields are used for organised and informal sports including cricket, football, soccer and bocce.
Studley Park Boathouse, built in 1863 and recently restored, offers cafe, bistro and restaurant dining and canoe and rowboat hire.
Yarra Bend Park has a number of sites popular for picnics. Several have facilities such as barbeques, rotundas or shelters and toilets, while others are located beside the Yarra River. See park note below for picnic area locations. Bellbird Picnic Area Barbeques, picnic shelter, carpark and toilets. The Loop Picnic…
Located in the northern section of the park, the international fly-casting pool is frequently used by the Red Tag Fly Fishers Club. For further information on joining the Red Tag Club, or to enquire about booking the pool for your club, contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre.
The Yarra Bend Golf Course is situated in Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield, only 4 km from the Melbourne CBD. The majestic Yarra River hugs the edges of this scenic course, providing picturesque views of the river and rocky cliffs. Well known as one of Melbourne's premier public courses for years,…