Docklands Delight

55 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

Docklands Delight

55 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia
Staff Pick
31 m
2.11 km
Very Easy

Summary

This is a wonderful walk to do everyday and it has lots of lunch spots for different days of the week. The walk start at either New Quay or Victoria Harbour Promenades.

Docklands Delight

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This walk starts at the corner of Cumberland Street and Victor Harbor Promenade. It has everything including fabulous views, some public art, fresh air, drinking water, lots of seats or grassy spots to sit and eat your lunch. If you do this walk everyday you will get the recommended dose of daily physical activity (30 minutes for adults), you'll feel great and be refreshed for the rest of the working day. With very wide paths, it is also a good route for walking meetings!

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Points of Interest

1. View across to the Wheel

A great place to start, if you are going to do a brisk walk, you might want to time yourself to see how fast you go for the next time you do the walk.

2. Grassy lunch spot and flower bed

Why not stop and smell the roses? Great water side view on this lawn area makes a pleasant lunch spot.

3. The wide boardwalk

There are quite a few seats or benches along this stretch if you need to take some notes on your walking meeting.

4. Harbour Esplanade

A favourite leg of the walk with many other people out on a lunchtime walk. Time to talk, think or simply turn off and get some exercise.

5. Table Tennis

Anyone for Table Tennis? Bring a work colleague, some table tennis bats and balls and have some fun!

6. Cow up a tree

Cow up a tree by John Kelly is a wonderful public sculpture. Look up every time you walk past and see if it makes you smile.

7. Monument Park

Another interesting spot to stop for lunch. Sit on the lawn or bench look at the artworks and enjoy the view.

8. Silence

'Silence' by Adrian Mauriks is a fibreglass sculpture along New Quay Promenade. It's nearly time to turn around. Why not pick up the pace a little and get the blood pumping?

9. Looking South

Always nice to look back at where you started, or where you are going!

Features

Art and Culture Art and Culture
Coast/River/Lake Coast/River/Lake
General General
Public Transport Public Transport
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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