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A quiet alternative to the beach road, which is always noisy with cars and motor bikes, the canal path runs parallel to the Elwood shops.
Not isolated, you can stroll along the canal and pass joggers, people walking leashed dogs and other walkers. There are...More
The canal is the focal point of a lovely round walk from the beach, inland for six to eight hundred metres up to where it turns into a small stream. You can continue further up, say 1 km in total, then the same back. The...More
perfect example of man trying to tame nature. the canal was built a century ago to control the flood plain in area. wouldn’t happen these days. still a nice ride/walk. various entry points along the way. ends at elwood park on the beach which is...More
We stayed 2 blocks from the canal and either walked or biked it several times a week. Seeing the tidal changes was interesting. The St Kilda street bridge, built in 1905, is the oldest surviving and probably the first reinforced concrete bridge built in Australia....More