Wednesday, 21 November 2012

YARRA RIVER, WARBURTON

Warburton is a town in Victoria, Australia, 72 km east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2006 Census, Warburton had a population of 2288.

The Warburton area is a popular tourist destination, with picturesque mountain views of the surrounding hills. The Yarra River meanders through the township and is lined with walking tracks and beautiful picnic spots. The township is 20 minutes drive from Mount Donna Buang, which is occasionally snow-covered in the winter. Restaurants and cafés, river walks, snow-play, fishing, and wineries make up the local attractions.

Throughout Victoria, Warburton is often cited as one of the states 'natural wonders', due to its peaceful and serene surroundings. Many organisations including Travel Victoria advocate not only the beauty of the township but also the many natural amenities contained e.g. swimming in the local Yarra River. Trout fishing is popular in the Yarra River.

This post is part of the Water World Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Nature Footsteps Waters meme.









13 comments:

  1. That is a beautiful place and look at the children in the water having fun.

    Lovely pictures you took.

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  2. Oh, a lovely place indeed! Such a delightful place to spend time and enjoying the natural beauty! I love seeing the people playing in the water! Great post and photos as always, Nick! Hope your week is going well!!

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  3. Beautiful place to unwind. I see lovers out there and families enjoying the scenery. Thanks for sharing.

    Visiting from Water World Wednesday
    Kim,USA

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  4. I love how green it is. I really like the shot with the red flowers.

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  5. A beautiful area! How nice to have such greenery and a unpoluted river so close to a major metropolis.

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  6. I like these photos Nick. They show our river at its best.

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  7. Hi Nick,
    Beautiful nature photos!

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  8. Greenery and forest are very few and less in quantity, you should go at such places to enjoy your weekend with family or friends that is really very refreshing moment for you.

    jeans

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  9. Ah, once again you've hit on my favourite part of Victoria, Nick. It is a delightful area. thanks for reviving happy memories of my visit there some years back.

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  10. Beautiful clean river. That's a lovely place indeed.

    http://www.1sthappyfamily.com/2012/11/a-relaxing-pond-and-water-feature.html

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  11. such a great park....love the splashes of bright wildflowers....and how can anyone go wrong with a place to relax under the trees....

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  12. What a lovely river!! So peaceful!!

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  13. Very nice photos - my favorite is the one with the red flowers near the water. I like that I can see the rocks on the river bottom.

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