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Yarra River, Melbourne

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By day, you can enjoy walking, jogging, or cycling up one side of Yarra River, through the parks and paved paths of Southbank Promenade. These paths lead visitors toward an impressive array of sports arenas, including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Rod Laver Centre, and the former Olympic stadium. On the Central Business District side of the river, you can stop at a bar or cafe before heading into the center of the city. At night, the cityscape visible from the riverside is bright and vibrant, and the views up and down the river from the higher floors of buildings, such as the harbor-side Hilton, are particularly notable. Put Yarra River into our Melbourne vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Melbourne.
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TripAdvisor
  • Cross the Yarra River using one of the many pedestrian bridges and enjoy stunning views of Melbourne. There are plenty of pubs under the bridges to stop for refreshment--you could be a beer troll! Awe...  more »
  • Soothing place. Fresh air... greenery... every where. Weather was good during our visit. Good place to spend quality time with family. Kids friendly place and my little daughter loved the place. Ok  more »
  • Idle place for a peaceful walk over the shores of Yarra river or take a mini cruise to enjoy the beautiful Melbourne city on either sides. Cycling will also be a good option.  more »
Google
  • You can definitely shoot here one of Melbourne's most iconic panoramas.
  • Absolutely amazing! Great sunset experience.
  • Absolutely beautiful and romantic place in Melbourne
  • Great sunset pictures to be taken.
  • AWESOME!!!