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Location: Yarra Bend Park

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Change of conditions

  • Bellbird toilet block is closed until further notice due to maintenance. The nearest toilet facilities are located at Studley Park Picnic Area, approximately 2km along Yarra Boulevard. at Bellbird Picnic Area
    Thursday 19 October, 2017 |
  • A section of the Yarra Bend Walk between Bellbird Park and Molesworth Street is closed due to landslip. Take alternative route along Yarra Boulevard. at Bellbird Picnic Area
    Friday 15 September, 2017 |
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Medium walk / Day walk
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Yarra Bend Park is the largest area of natural bushland near the heart of Melbourne. The park features steep river escarpments, open woodlands, playing fields and golf courses.

Explore the park by foot or by bike, go boating on the river and enjoy superb views of the city skyline. Pleasant picnic areas, barbecues, rotundas and playgrounds make it popular with families. Meals, refreshments and boat hire are available at venues within the park.

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

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Facilities Summary

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

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