Bellbird Picnic Area (Yarra River, Yarra Bend Park)


Bellbird Picnic Area (Yarra River, Yarra Bend Park)

Bellbird Picnic Area is a peaceful alternative to the busy Studley Park Picnic Ground and is home to a colony of Grey-Headed Flying Foxes. See the noisy natives from the viewing platform or launch a canoe to see them from the river.

How to get there

Bellbird Picnic Area (Yarra River, Yarra Bend Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Bellbird Picnic Area (Yarra River, Yarra Bend Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed



Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Shallow waters - Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park

The Herring Island meander on the Yarra River has reduced water depth as a result of built up sediments.  Please ensure that you navigate this area with caution as certain sections have encroached into the main section of the river (near Como and Wesley Rowing landing).

Further updates and changes to conditions will be provided as needed. 

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