Explore Victoria’s longest continuous rail trail and inspiring new art trail on foot, bike or horse. Spanning 134km from Tallarook to Mansfield with a branch line to Alexandra, this iconic rail trail features 7 major artworks and 20 scar trees waiting to be explored.
Roll past outdoor art, heritage classified rivers, majestic valleys, lakes and mountains on a wide range of short, medium and long rides. Base yourself in one of twelve charming towns along the trail and take advantage of shuttle and bike rental options to check out the best the trail has to offer over a day, a weekend or week. No matter your taste, the Great Victorian Trail has got your next holiday sorted.
Rediscover the Great Victorian Rail Trail and its engaging new outdoor art. Eight artists have created 7 major art installations and 20 scar trees, taking inspiration from the theme of connections and exploring such things as connection to country, the local environment, and the history of the trail.
Ride through Victoria’s longest rail trail tunnel. The 201m Cheviot Tunnel is a key feature of the original Tallarook to Mansfield Railway Line. This is the ideal spot to stop for a ride break and an exciting part of the trail for riders of all ages (don’t forget to test the echo).
Soak in the stunning scenery of the Trawool Valley. This special part of the rail trail features rolling hills, green fields and the Goulburn River flowing along the valley floor. Treat yourself to a rest stop at Trawool Estate for a refreshing drink on the outdoor patio or a tasty lunch.
RIVERS AND LAKES
Natural beauty abounds on the Great Victorian Trail with almost 50 water crossings. Follow the leader as the trail winds along the Goulburn river. Stop for a photo on the Bonnie Doon Bridge. Relax with a picnic next to the sparkling waters of Lake Eildon and much more.