Hike through Yarra Bend Park; one of Melbourne's best kept secrets.

Come on a guided hike through some beautiful native bushland bordering the Yarra River, only five kilometres from Melbourne's CBD.

Wonderful city views, historic boathouses, some spectacular geology, remnant River Red Gums, loads of native birds (including some seriously cute parrots) and of course the resident Grey-headed Flying Fox colony are all in store for you as you follow the river through the park.

A vegetarian lunch, snacks and public transport are included.

Type Indicative prices

A 15% discount applies for group bookings of 4 persons or more. Maximum group size is 10 persons.

$59.00 - $69.00


Includes transport (to the start and from the end of the hike), vegetarian lunch, snacks, local guide and commentary

Days of operation:
  • Tours run on demand and require a minimum of two people. Contact Urban Hiking with your preferred date to arrange a tour.

Tour highlights:
  • See Melbourne's colony of Flying Foxes
    Up to 20,000 Grey-headed Flying Foxes call Yarra Bend Park home. We will hike past these guys as they sleep of the previous night's fruit feast, with an opportunity to take a break, have some morning tea and take some amazing photos.

Urban Hiking takes you to places off the tourist trails to discover the hidden secrets of Melbourne's inner suburbs and parklands, whilst giving you a great workout.

Urban Hiking are a small operator, providing you with a unique style of walking tour, focusing on getting visitors and locals alike out of the CBD and exploring Melbourne's spectacular urban parks and gardens.

66 High Street, (Tram Stop 27), Westgarth, Victoria, 3070

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