Explore the twisting and bending Yarra river along this route 

Start and end your run at Abbotsford Convent, a historical architectural gem. Admire the fascinating peaked roofs and decorative windows while you’re there. Explore the twisting and winding Yarra river during your run. A network of paved bitumen trails and footbridges connect Yarra Bend and Studley Parks. Expect sprawling lawns and gorgeous views of the Melbourne skyline. Conclude your run with the delicious food from the convent bakery!

This route consist of bitumen (and minimal dirt track).

Abbotsford Convent grounds opening hours: 7.30am – 10pm


Route at a glance:

Suitable for: Short runs (Less than 5 km), Medium runs (5 - 15 km)
Surface: Pavement
Profile: Moderate
Suitable for night runs? Unknown
Parking information:
Strictly no parking on the convent grounds. All day parking is available in the car park directly across from the Convent on St Heliers Street. The machines accept credit cards, notes and gold coins.

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