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Ballarat - Skipton Rail Trail - Full day adventure

Ballarat, Australia


8 to 10 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Cycle the unsealed but gentle gradient 53km trail from Ballarat to Skipton. Meander through the wide open grasslands, eucalypt forests, historic bridges and quaint 19th century villages of Smythesdale, Scarsdale, Linton and Skipton. There are plenty of great places to stop along the way to bird watch and take in the flora and fauna. The Clarkesdale Bird Sanctuary will offer sightings of scarlet robins, eastern and crimson rosellas and above the treetops you may spot wedge tailed eagles and kites. Take along a picnic to enjoy at one of the many shelters along the way or enjoy a meal at the cafes and pubs on the route.

What's Included

  • Lunch - Lunch and snacks

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Smythesdale, Smythesdale, Victoria

Smythesdale is a former gold mining town. The township has many historic buildings including the police station, stables and courthouse. Coffee, snacks and meals are available in town.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Clarkesdale, 376 Linton-Piggoreet Rd, Linton, Victoria 3360 Australia

Clarkesdale Bird Sanctuary offers sightings of scarlet robins, eastern and crimson rosellas and above the forest treetops

The Location

Where To Go

Ballarat Station, Lydiard St N, Ballarat VIC 3350, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Can collect from accommodation or meet at the Ballarat Train Station

Departure time

8:30 AM


Ballarat, Australia

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Ballarat - Skipton Rail Trail - Full day adventure

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