The mighty Yarra River winds its way through Manningham, where walking and cycling trails hug the banks. Get out into the fresh air with those you love and have an adventure beneath the gum trees.
Enjoy jogging and cycling opportunities along our regions trails. Encounter native flora and fauna on the Mullum Mullum Trail – cross the suspension bridge at Finns Reserve and you may even be lucky enough to spot a platypus in the Yarra. If you continue onto the Main Yarra Trail you can ride your bicycle all the way to the city.
Explore Ruffey Lake Park, with picnic and barbeque facilities for a great whole family experience - your four-legged included. And speaking of dog-friendly, explore Finns Reserve in Lower Templestowe, Banksia Park or Stiggants Reserve in Warrandyte
Experience adventure at Wombat Bend. The massive adventure playground and maze provides adventures for the whole family. On the banks of the Yarra for that extra special day, it’s dog friendly with outdoor cooking facilities, a fitness station and so much more.
Experience 120 hectares of lush parkland in Westerfolds Park. With picnicking, cycling, an adventure playground for the kid sand canoeing on the Yarra River it’s easy to forget you are only minutes away from the city.
Enjoy getting fit and healthy? Hike through Warrandyte State Park jog along the Mullum Mullum Trail, or try yoga beneath the gum trees Westerfolds Park.
Encounter Australian wildlife, with koalas, wombats and possums, even some kangaroos amongst the mighty gum trees of Currawong Bush Reserve. Native flora in bloom, bright red bottle brushes, sunny yellow wattles, and so much more photogenic subjects for your keen eye.
Explore the possibilities for outdoor adventure in Manningham.