Camberwell Market to St Kilda Pier day hike

Riversdale Road, Camberwell (corner Station Street)

Camberwell Market to St Kilda Pier day hike

Riversdale Road, Camberwell (corner Station Street)

3 h 27 m
13.83 km
Intermediate

A great day walk from the bustling Camberwell Junction to St Kilda via the leafy inner-east and Yarra trail. Take a pit stop at Albert Park Lake along the way!

Camberwell Market to St Kilda Pier day hike

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A great day walk from the bustling Camberwell Junction to St Kilda via the leafy inner-east and Yarra trail. Take a pit stop at Albert Park Lake along the way!

Description

A great day walk from the bustling Camberwell Junction to St Kilda via the leafy inner-east and Yarra trail.

Begin at Camberwell Junction (if it's a Sunday check out the wonderful Rotary Market - link in photo) then a three-four hour walk finishing in beach-side St Kilda.

Highlights: Old homes of Camberwell and Hawthorn, Gardiners Creek trail to the Yarra, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Fawkner Park, Albert Park Lake, St Kilda’s Catani Gardens. Finish at St Kilda Pier.

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Points of Interest

1. Camberwell Sunday Market (Photo: Tim Bennett, Unsplash)

This great Sunday morning market has a cult following, with nearly 400 stallholders offering a variety of goods including many pre-loved items.

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2. Morell Bridge (Photo: Jim Zapsalis)

Cross the Yarra over the historic Morrel Bridge.

3. Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

Cut through these beautiful botanic gardens, with scenic panoramas, sweeping lawns and thoughtful plant collections. For a dedicated garden walk, see link.

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4. Albert Park Lake (Photo: Jim Zapsalis)

Known for spotting Melbourne's black swans!

5. Lake walking track (Photo: Jim Zapsalis)

If you have time, take a lap of the lake!

6. Catani Gardens (Photo: Anita Harris)

These gardens are known for their avenue of Canary Island palm trees - a lovely place to sit and revive!

7. St Kilda Pier (Photo: Jim Zapsalis)

It's a long pier - but worth the walk! Note the pier will be rebuilt by the Victorian Government in coming year (see link).

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Features

Public Transport Public Transport
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water available Drinking Water available
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Local Treasures Local Treasures
Lake, creek, river Lake, creek, river
Park / Garden Park / Garden