Herring Island


Herring Island


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Herring Island

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.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    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. 

    Notice to river users - river closures, works, and events

    As Waterway Manager under the Marine Safety Act 2010 Parks Victoria wishes to advise the following waterway closures and activities on the Yarra River, Maribyrnong River and Victoria Harbour.   

    Attachments: NTRU May 12 (285KB)

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