Great Southern Rail Trail
Leongatha to Foster
This mostly flat or gently undulating trail goes through lush dairy farmland, areas of remnant bush and lowland scrub. It climbs from the foothills of Fish Creek up past Mount Hoddle and then down a steep descent through dense forest out into magnificent views of Wilsons Promontory and Corner Inlet.
Distance: 46.3km one way
Track: Generally smooth dirt or gravel track
Grade: Level 1 – No experience required, suitable for beginners and children.
Level 2 – Suitable for most ages and fitness levels, some riding experience recommended.
Start: Section 1 – Leonhatha. Section 2 – Meeniyan
Finish: Section 1 – Koonwarra. Section 2 – Foster
Note: The section between Koonwarra and Meeniyan is yet to be completed, so you need to ride the trail in two sections: Leongatha–Koonwarra and Meeniyan–Foster.
Getting there: Travel via Monash Freeway (M1) and South Gippsland Highway (A440) to Leongatha approximately 130km south-east of Melbourne.