Great Southern Rail Trail, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Great Southern Rail Trail

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.

Location: Leongatha to Foster
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.

Content: Tourism Victoria

How to get here