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    Melbourne Social Walks - Yarra Bend Park Loop Track Hike - Easy 12kms.


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    ABOUT THIS EVENT

    Join us for our next Social Walk with Dan the Man on Sunday the 6th of June as we return to the Yarra Bend Park Loop Trail - one of the best hikes close to Melbourne. Our Yarra Bend Park Walk sold out super fast, so make sure you grab your tickets early!

    Our Social Walks are a great way to get outside, get your body moving and make some amazing new friends along the way!

    Meet our group and stay up to date with all our events here in our Facebook Group - Melbourne Social Walks

    WHAT TO EXPECT

    The Yarra Bend Park Loop is a fun and easy hike for beginners and newbies!

    The Track is a 9.2km loop + 3k return trek from the Abbotsford Convent that takes around 3-3.5 hours to complete depending on our pace. 

    All ages and fitness levels are welcome to this event.

    The Yarra Bend Park Loop trail has some fantastic highlights like some great bridges, Waterfalls, and wildlife including a large Bat habitat. It's Melbourne best keep secret, you'll feel like you're out in the wilderness!

    START TIME AND MEET LOCATION

    Meeting Location: Abbotsford Convent - 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford VIC 3067 (Parking Available)

    Meeting Time: Arrive between 9:00-9:20am for a 9:30 Departure. 

    Parking - There paid all parking at the Abbotsford Convent as well as some free street parking. The Convent is also only short 15 minute walk from Victoria Park Station. 

    WHAT TO BRING

    - Water (at least 1-2L)

    - Snack food for the hike

    - Picnic Lunch (or money to buy lunch at the Abbostford Convent Cafe's) after the hike.

    WHAT TO WEAR

    - Comfortable Walking Shoes

    - Comfortable Weather Suitable Clothing (check weather the night before). 

    - Hat / Sunglasses & Sun Protection

    FINISH

    The Hike should take around 3-3.5 hours with small breaks to enjoy some sightseeing. 

    We should finish back where we started around lunch time where we can gather for a picnic lunch or hit up the cafe's at the Abbotsford Convent.

    The Collingwood Farm next door to the Convent is always worth a visit for anyone looking to continue exploring the area after our event.

    Can't wait to see you there!

    Nathan & Dan!

     




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