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  • 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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Picnicking

Bellbird Picnic Area

  • Bellbird picnic area offers good picnic settings near the Yarra River.
  • A drainage channel around the area is a potential obstacle. The path to the jetty and river lookout is steep because of the downward slope of the riverbank.
  • There is no designated accessible disabled toilet at this site.
  • General accessible toilets are available.

Westfield Reserve

  • Westfield Reserve picnic area is down an embankment from the car park.
  • The picnic shelter has good access, and is free of steps.
  • There is an accessible toilet facility near the car parking area.
  • This site is near the Main Yarra Trail, popular with cyclists and walkers.

Further information

A detailed accessibility assessment was completed in 2012 of:

  • Loop Picnic Area
  • Westfield Reserve
  • Bellbird Picnic Area
  • Studley Parks Boathouse and Picnic Area

For photos and more information, click on the links below.

  • picnic - bbq

    Loop Picnic Area Accessibility InformationPicnic FacilitiesAccess to the picnic shelter, tables and barbecues is over a relatively level grassed area that would be accessible when the grass is mown short.Loop picnic areaAccess from…

  • picnic at table - metro park

    Westfield Reserve Accessibility InformationWestfield Reserve picnic area is down an embankment from the car park. The picnic shelter has good access, and is free of steps. There is an accessible toilet facility…

  • family picnic at table - metro park

    Bellbird Picnic Area Accessibility InformationBellbird picnic area offers good picnic settings near the Yarra River. A drainage channel around the area is a potential obstacle. The path to the jetty and river lookout…

  • yarra bend - row boats

    Studley Park Boathouse and Picnic Area Historic Studley Park Boathouse, Kew, is only 10 minutes from the city centre and offers visitors the opportunity to dine in the restaurant, relax over a lighter meal in the…

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