5KMS – “WHERE CAN I GO?”


    It’s probably the most difficult part of the Melbourne lockdown situation – the rules restricting us from straying beyond 5kms of our home. Nature-lovers are particularly hard hit, with many of us unable to visit the beach, bush or other outdoor favourites in the current climate.

    But there is still some nature to be enjoyed in the inner-west, depending on your exact address, and we’ve listed some here that might just fit inside your 5km limit:

    • Altona – Altona Coastal Park, Cherry Lake, Paisley Challis Wetlands
    • Altona North – Kororoit Creek Nature Reserve
    • Braybrook – Cranwell park
    • Footscray – Maribyrnong River Trail and Reserve, Newell’s Paddock Wetlands Reserve
    • Maribyrnong – Pipemakers Park,Frog’s Hollow Wetlands
    • Newport – Newport Lakes Reserve
    • Sunshine West – Kororoit Creek Trail
    • Williamstown – Sandy Point Nature Reserve and Breakwater, Williamstown Botanic Gardens
    • Yarraville – Stony Creek Reserve, Cruickshank Park, Yarraville Gardens

    Photo: Lisa Price

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