Day Trips & Walks
Fun things to do in Melbourne in ONE day... some paid trips, some free idea's...
Australian Sports Lovers Tour
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridaySports lovers have a choice of a half- or full-day Australian Sports Tour, showcasing Melbourne as the Sports Capital of Australia. You'll visit Melbourne's famous sporting venues on your Australian S ..
Belgrave Rail Trail
⊜ Blacksmiths Way, Belgrave
Following the historic route of Puffing Billy, the Belgrave Railway Trail runs from Belgrave all the way to Ringwood (approx 16 kms). The sealed trail has a gentle climb to the base of the Dandeno ..
Capital City Trail
Consisting almost entirely of smooth, flat pavement, the 29 kilometre Capital City Trail circuit is a fabulous way of seeing Melbourne by cycle or walk. It starts at Southbank following the Yarra ..
City of Yarra Heritage Tour
The City of Yarra contains an abundance of natural treasures waiting to be discovered. Alphington Park Alphington Park consists of a gently sloping river terrace, dropping off steeply to a low ..
Darebin Creek and Back | Bike Ride
⊜ Tyler St Preston
I like this 19km ride because largely, its either downhill or on the flat using a cheat, which is a train ride from Merri Station up to Regent Station (which is all up hill) and then back down Tyler S ..
Darebin Creek Trail
Darebin Creek Trail is a 27km track that runs from Main Yarra Trail (Kew) to Bundoora. Darebin Trail is now complete... Darebin Creek Trail is connected to Melbourne's eastern cycling network, th ..
Darebin Pubs by Bicycle
A ride exploring the pubs of Darebin and their part in the cultural and political development of Melbourne's inner North. Some you will know, but many may surprise you! If you have a spare three ..
Day Trip 1 - Melbourne East
Walking day trip start at the corner of Victoria Parade / Street (N4) on the Carlton Gardens side (you'll work it out) and you have started the tour... Look back at the very relaxing Carlton Garden ..
Day Trip 2 - Devonshire Tease
⊜ Fairfield Park Road Fairfield
This is a Grade 1 Cycling covering 7.7.km, a short ride which links the Yarra's two famous boathouses and Dights Falls. It is intended as an enjoyable afternoon ride for families with budding moun ..
Day Trips by Tram
Some of Melbourne's best day trips are found at the end of the line... All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, and even Melbourne's much-loved trams run out of track eventually. ..
The EastLink Trail for cyclists, runners and pedestrians winds its way through the Mullum Mullum valley, heading south to connect with the Dandenong Creek Trail before crossing Greens Road in Melbourn ..
Explore St Kilda & Port Melbourne [Audiotour]
⊜ St Kilda
Explore St Kilda & Port Melbourne listening to an b>audiotour! Join us on a journey of discovery as you explore St Kilda and Port Melbourne listening to an audiotour that brings history alive throu ..
Grand Ridge Rail Trail
⊜ Baromi Park, 49 Ridgway St., Mirboo North
The Grand Ridge Rail Trail winds 13 picturesque kilometres between Mirboo North and Boolarra in the Strzelecki Ranges in Gippsland. As a rail-trail it is unique in being continuously along the site ..
Great Prom Walk
⊜ Telegraph Saddle Car Park, Wilsons Promontory
Telegraph Saddle Car Park, Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, 3960 This circuit takes in the best of everything at Victoria's most loved national park. There are two options depending on your time and e ..
⊜ South Rock Rd, Woodend
Macedon Ranges' most famous landmark Hanging Rock Recreation Reserve South Rock Road, Woodend Hanging Rock is a great day out, a scenic one hour drive from Melbourne through the heart of the Ma ..
Heathmont Rail Trail
⊜ Lena Grove Heathmont
The Heathmont Rail Trail extends from Bedford Park in Ringwood through to HE Parker Reserve in Heathmont. The trail is a shared path for both cycling and walking and goes past Heathmont Shopping V ..
Heidelberg School Artists Trail
Discover the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Melbourne's north-east region through the eyes of Australia's first significant art movement, the Heidelberg School. This outstanding 40km tra ..
Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is an iconic 40 km recreation trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail follows the path of the historical railway line through the stunning Yarra Va ..
Maribyrnong River Trail
The Maribyrnong River Trail runs for 28 kilometers from Southbank in the city all the way to Brimbank Park in the North West. The Trail follows the Maribyrnong River for the majority of its length ..
Melbourne Bushwalkers (Inc)
The Melbourne Bushwalkers (est. 1941) is one of Australia's largest and longest established bushwalking clubs, with more than 400 members and over 60 years of walking history . We offer a full prog ..
Melbourne is great for sport..
The reason Australian's love events in Melbourne is accessibility. Stay at any CBD hotel and walk to every sporting stadium, theatre, entertainment, dining and shopping precincts. Here's a couple ..
Melbourne Lanes & Arcades Walking Tour
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, SaturdayHave you ever been to a city and wondered what all the fuss was about? Or wasted time trying to find that cool local café you were told about and ended up missing everything else on offer? Me ..
Melbourne Podtours | ABC
⊜ www.abc.net.au Melbourne
774 ABC Melbourne invites you to put on your walking shoes, turn on your MP3 player and discover Melbourne's secrets with the ABC Melbourne Podtours: Eat, Drink Melbourne, Death, Dirt & Disease and Sh ..
Melbourne Suburb Walks
9 Melbourne Walks To Get You Started seeing the best of Melbourne's inner suburbs, the heart of Melbourne. These are seriois walks with the shortest 8km and the longest 16km This excellent arti ..
Melbourne Tour Company
No-one knows Melbourne like the Melbourne Tour Company. Every single tour has been carefully designed to show you the best of the 'world's most livable city'! Every trip takes in the best of ..
Melbourne Walks and Itineraries | City of Melbourne
The City of Melbourne has created a series of walks that show off Melbourne. These walks and itineraries will help you discover the city, whether you have a whole week to immerse yourself or just a ..
Melbourne's Best Hikes
The team at RedBull.com have tried and tested 6 of Melbourne's best hikes. Victoria's secrets: 6 of Melbourne's best hikes Victoria has more to offer than just flat whites and smashed avocado. ..
Outer Circle Railway
The Outer Circle was built during the Melbourne land boom of the 1880s. Money was no object, and greedy capitalists saw the Colony of Victoria as a valuable investment opportunity. It was originall ..
Outer Circle Railway Anniversary Trail
⊜ Outer Circle Railway - Melbourne
The Outer Circle Railway Anniversary Trail has been a joint initiative of the City of Boroondara and Parks Victoria. Twelve signs displaying historic photographic images and associated text have be ..
The People's Tour website is a series of audio tours of local neighbourhoods and places in Melbourne, Australia. Unlike a typical tour designed for a mass audience, a people's tour caters to a spe ..
Rail Trails of Melbourne
In the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, the ghosts of steam trains pull their carriages along rails long-vanished. But not entirely forgotten. Along the route of old suburban train lines lie fasci ..
Walk Cycle Ride Australia's former railways. Rail trails are shared-use paths recycled from abandoned railway corridors. They can be used for walking, cycling and horse riding. Where are they? ..
Route 96 - World Top 10 Tram Ride
Melbourne's route 96 tram has been named in National Geographic's "Journeys of a Lifetime"coffee table book as one of the planet's top 10 "trolley car"rides. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 ..
Walk through History | Self Guided Melbourne Tours
Free Self Guided Melbourne Tours by Museums Victoria Discover Melbourne's amazing history through a suite of walking tours that take you on a journey through the city centre, World Heritage precin ..
Werribee Park Sculpture Walk
⊜ Werribee Park - K Road Werribee
The Sculpture Walk is an intriguing and interpretive detour from the Australian history and heritage of Werribee Park. The Sculpture Walk winds through the farm and riverine areas and features a co ..
Yarra River Precinct Arts Walk
The Yarra River Precinct Arts Walk is a free self guided walk presented in PDF format by the Yarra River Business Association. A 60-90 minute self-guided walking tour of the Precinct's array of art ..
Yarra River Precinct Walk and Podcast
The Yarra River Precinct Walk is a free podcast and walk presented by the Yarra River Business Association. You're invited to put on your walking shoes and discover the river's fascinating history ..
Yarra River Sports Walk and Guide
The Sports Walk and Guide is a free self guided walk presented in PDF format by the Yarra River Business Association. A 90-120 minute self-guided walking tour of the Precinct's many famous sporting ..
Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour
Come and join us and take in some of Victoria's best wineries in the stunning region of the Yarra Valley only one hour from Melbourne. WINERIES -:- Yering Station -:- Rochford's Winery -:- Yer ..
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