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Herring Island Park

Alexandra Avenue | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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  • Average14%
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25 Feb 2018
“Melbourne,s Hidden Treasure.”
2 Mar 2017
“great way to spend a day”
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Alexandra Avenue | South Yarra, Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I recently visited Herring Island with The Maroondah Bush Walking Club. What a delightful experience it turned out to be. I had never visited the island before and would encourage people to visit. We walked along The Yarra river from Flinders Street Station, caught a...More

3  Thank PammyM_46
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

we also with visit this place in our own kayaks so have no idea about other complaints regarding punt. we absolutely adore this place with its great artworks. live having BBQs and pretending we aren't in the city.

1  Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

After seeing this place advertised for the Summer Arts Festival and wanting to go for some time, we headed here for a picnic on Australia Day. What a mistake. The punt is meant to run from 11-5 on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from January...More

3  Thank Megan C
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This modest, manmade island was named after Sir Edmund Herring, a Victorian judge and lieutenant-governor. It used to be leased to the scouting movement, and is now controlled by Parks Victoria. I pass the island frequently by bus and like to know it is there...More

2  Thank Alys-Schatzi
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

There is a reason so few people visit this so called "hidden gem." The place sucks. We went on a week-day, and tried to get onto the island with our inflatable dingy's. Let's just say getting in/out was the most interesting part of the trip!...More

1  Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

This was a truly unexpected pleasure. This island has an interesting history, including that it was not truly an island until recently. They have lots of activities out here, or you can just go for a day.

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

Herring Island is in the Yarra River about 3km from the city, in a river bend between the suburbs of Richmond and South Yarra. It has public art (sculptures), a walking trail, native vegetation (wattles, eucalypts, grasses), and waterbirds. It's an artificial island (a spin-off...More

1  Thank Alys-Schatzi
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