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Address: Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes...

Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.

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US$ 53.97*
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Melbourne City Sights with Chadstone Shopping Experience
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Melbourne Bike Tour with Coffee and Drinks Including Yarra River and Southbank

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Great area but beware of bikes

Great place to visit fabulous views and eating but in peak hour beware the bike riders think it is their personal race track 10 k speed limit, most were riding double that speed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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sydney
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sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit fabulous views and eating but in peak hour beware the bike riders think it is their personal race track 10 k speed limit, most were riding double that speed and nearly got hit by several idiots it's out of control and the council needs to start booking them , this is also the same on the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely walk with lots to see, places to dip into, a sailing ship to visit, lots of information about migrants to the Country, which I found fascinating. Visited on a Sunday in January and it was very busy.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i loved it here, the views are fantastic and its a really nice place to just sit have a drink and watch the world go by

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love walking along Southbank. There are tons of restaurants and bars, and lots of nicely dressed nine-to-fivers around. Buskers seem to congregate in the area, and there's always a show to watch.

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Brisbane, Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had friends with us from England, on their first trip to Australia. We were in Melbourne in February. It was a sunny afternoon, but pleasant - not unbearable hot (if it helps - my long linen pants, short sleeve shirt were very comfortable, temperature-wise). There was only a mild breeze. In other words, it was a perfect afternoon for... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Southbank appeals to everyone. Take a stroll along banks of the Yarra river to appreciate how this little river has passed through the outer country areas to wind its way through a busy city towards the bay. There are several ways to access the walking paths - along the way you can take in the shopping, stop and eat at... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited twice over the chinese new year period and thei precinct was buzzing with activity -- food carts, buskers, restaurants and bars packed with visitors from all over the world.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I took a walk along the river through the south bank area, we came across some of the best buskers, bars, cafes and restaurants. It's quiet romantic to walk around here, not scary even at night. If you have time the shopping at the discount outlet stores is also well worth it. When we visited there was also... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the other end of the Casino, this area is lovely to wander around. Again there are eateries, and even market stalls. Sometimes there is live music. Another lovely area to explore.

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Nederland, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked several restaurants and found them ALL to be about 50% more than other restaurants 1-2 blocks away. I suppose this is the riverside premium. Great place to walk, people watch and catch an occasional street performer.

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