A People Outside Walking Favourite

1 Boathouse Road, Kew VIC 3101, Australia

A People Outside Walking Favourite

1 Boathouse Road, Kew VIC 3101, Australia
1 h 1 m
4.9 km
Easy
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Summary

Take in the beauty of the mighty Yarra, some botanical beauty, Dights Falls, a little bit of graffiti culture and a view over Melbourne's largest natural vegetation area.

A People Outside Walking Favourite

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Commencing at Kanes Bridge near the Studley Park Boathouse Picnic Area and winding around the great Yarra, past Dights Falls, up over a nice lookout point, looping back down. This walk has been created by People Outside Walking who provide accompanied walking services in and around Melbourne.

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Points of Interest

1. Kanes Bridge

This suspension footbridge was built in 1928 to link Kew and the public golf course, at a cost of 250. It was destroyed in the floods of 1934 but rebuilt in its original style.

2. The Yarra River

One of the great things about this walk is the view of our mighty Yarra River.

3. Dights Falls

Dights Falls are just downstream from the junction of Merri Creek and the Yarra River. The river narrows and is constricted over 800,000 year old volcanic rock.

4. Native plants and birds

All around this area there are great opportunities to see native plants, flowers and birds

5. Urban artwork

Along this section there are some great urban graffiti artworks

6. Viewpoint

Here is a great spot for a view of the Yarra and across the park

Features

Art and Culture Art and Culture
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Public toilets Public toilets

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