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Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail - Half day tour

Ballarat, Australia


4 to 5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Cycle the unsealed but gentle gradient 37km trail from Linton to Skipton. Meander through the wide open grasslands, eucalypt forests, historic bridges and quaint 19th century villages of Scarsdale and Smythesdale. There are plenty of great places to stop along the way to bird watch and take in the flora and fauna. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea at a cafe in Smythesdale.

What's Included

  • Coffee and/or Tea - Morning or afternoon tea and snacks
  • Use of bicycle
  • Helmet and lock
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

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: Linton, Linton, Victoria

Linton offers a brief exit from the forest. The township has many historic reminders from the gold rush era including a Chinese cemetery and public buildings from the

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 Ballarat train station car park


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.


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