Coastal Trail iPhone App
The Bayside Coastal Trail can now be enjoyed as an immersive audio-tour experience available as an iPhone App, and contains over two full hours of high-quality narration to listen to as you explore the trail.
The App expands on the story behind each of the 90 items of interest on the trail, so you can learn even more about your favourite featured artist or listen to the haunting tales of the Boon wurrung as you travel along the same area that they have inhabited for so many thousands of years.
Integrating the full 17 kilometres of Trail on Google Maps within the App, you can find the exact location of:
- all the trail signs
- features of interest
- where you can park
- public amenities
- where to grab a bite to eat
- ideal spot to enjoy the view of Port Phillip Bay
Within the App, you can take photos of experience the picturesque coast and share these with friends to entice them to come down and discover for themselves.
To get the App:
Scan the QR code on this page to go straight to App Store item to download the Coastal Trail App using any barcode reader or QR reader program on your iPhone, or simply search the App Store or iTunes for the Bayside Coastal Trail .
Alternatively, you can download the App to your computer using iTunes by clicking here.
Please note that the Coastal Trail App contains a large amount of high-quality audio and imagery, which means that the file size will require you to have wi-fi access to download the App.
All libraries within Victoria provide free wifi, a list of libraries within Bayside can be found by clicking here.
We encourage you to consider alternatives to travelling to the Trail by car as Bayside is gifted with various public transport options with the easiest and most convenient of these being the train. The Sandringham railway line is a regular service from the Melbourne CBD and stations particularly close (5 minute walk or less) to the foreshore include Brighton Beach, Hampton and Sandringham.
To enjoy the Trail in complete comfort, consider taking sunscreen, water, a hat and walking shoes.
Page last updated: 04 Jul 2012