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Top 5 Things to Do in South Yarra - Gem of Melbourne

South Yarra in Melbourne has many things for you to do and here are the top things you must definitely try on your holiday there.


Go horse riding at chum creek

Regardless of whether you are an active horse rider, this is a recommended activity for you to try when you are in this part of Australia. Conducted by experienced operators and sports centres the horse-riding facilities found here will definitely appeal to you whether you love the activity or not. During one of the excursions, you will have the opportunity to experience the amazing views of the valley along with some gorgeous scenery in the Highlands. The horse ride will also provide you with a chance to observe some of the wildlife that can be found running about in the Australian Bushland. There are many excursions you can choose from depending on how much time you want to spend on a horse and what part of the valley you want to explore. If you are put up at one of the service apartments in South Yarra the likes of Oaks South Yarra ask the hotel staff for the best facility around for you to go horse riding.


The Cumberland Walk

This is quite a pleasant walk for you to partake in and will take you to one of the world's loftiest flowering trees. Located within the national park of South Yarra, this path will also take you through the real mountain ash trees and lead you to the gigantic big tree, which is about 85 to 90 metres tall. This tree is also 400 years old.


Go on a cycling excursion

If you love cycling in any part of the world, you definitely must try your hand at it in this part of Australia as going on a cycling excursion is one of the most relaxing things you can do during your holidays here. On your route, you will pass many wine yards that will definitely capture your interest. You can take your time and cycle leisurely on these parts. After your cycling excursion, you can stop by at any of the places on your way back and have a quick lunch at one of the local wineries or even opt to go on a picnic with your loved ones.


Lake mountain attractions

If you are an adventure lover you should definitely take the opportunity to visit Lake Mountain in Australia. If you are travelling during the months of winter you will have the opportunity to enjoy a few activities like cross-country skiing. Regardless of the weather in this part of the country you will be greeted with stunning views on all sides.



If you are going to South Yarra in the warmer seasons, you will be able to partake in mountain biking and exciting adventure experiences here. This place also has the name for being Australia's most visited ski resort area. On the other hand, pro cyclists will also love the climb up this mountain during the summer even though it isn't easy.

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