Coast to Crater Trail
Camperdown to Timboon
Enjoy this challenging trail along the historic Camperdown to Timboon rail line. The trail traverses volcanic lakes, open farmland, wet sclerophyll forest and spectacular trestle bridges on an even descent via Cobden into Timboon.
Length: 34km one way
Grade: Level 2 – Suitable for most ages and fitness levels, some riding experience recommended
Start: Camperdown V/Line station
Finish: Timboon Railway Shed Distillery
Note: Section between Merretts Road and the Curdies River Bridge contain some sections of steep narrow path bypassing historic trestle bridges. Cyclists and horse riders are advised to dismount and walk these short sections. Riders should also be aware of a steep on road ascent/descent between Lake Bullen Merri and Lake Gnotuk (Sadlers Road).
Getting there: Travel via V/line or the Princes Hwy (A1) to Camperdown. Return bus trips are currently available in both directions on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with short trips to sections of the trail available on some Thursdays and Sundays. This ride can be done in either direction.