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Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail

Lilydale Railway Station car park (north end) | Gardiner Street, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
+61 1300 368 333
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what a wonderfully trail, its beauty from all along its reasonably flat trail is a must for beauty... read more

Reviewed yesterday
truckstop66
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Falls Creek, Australia
Good ride or walk for the family

While the grandparents take a well paced walk, the grandkids and their parents can take a ride... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
davebro1
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is an iconic 39 km recreation trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail follows the path of the historical railway line through the stunning Yarra Valley commencing at the rear of the Lilydale Railway Station and finishing in the Warburton township.Follow the 'Warburton Trail' through vineyards, beautiful mountain scenery, farmlands and forests. Cross the many restored bridges. Meander past remnants of the former station platforms and stop in at the original 1882 railway station, also known as the Upper Yarra Museum.The Rail Trail's gentle gradients make it ideal for all levels of fitness including families. Access to the trail is free for the public, however permits may be required for events.
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Lilydale Railway Station car park (north end) | Gardiner Street, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
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+61 1300 368 333
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Reviewed yesterday

what a wonderfully trail, its beauty from all along its reasonably flat trail is a must for beauty lovers. the trees towns and old stations are a wonder to be hold. It takes about 8 hours for a reasonably fit person to do the whole...More

Thank truckstop66
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While the grandparents take a well paced walk, the grandkids and their parents can take a ride ahead, turn around and come back for us. Finish with a nice afternoon tea at Gracious Grace in Castella St. Precious family time.

Thank davebro1
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great to walk along, ride along, run along. It’s a lovely place to go to get out and do some exercise!

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We are not fit walkers, carrying various injuries, but we really wanted to walk the Trail. We have resolved to do it in parts. The local bus services have routes between Lilydale and Warburton and also to Mt Evelyn. To a large degree the roads...More

1  Thank platypus150
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Wife and i did the Yarra Junction to Warburton and back on our pushbikes. Pleasant and great scenes. Enjoyed it so much we came back two days later and did Yarra Junction to Killara. Wonderful experience.

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

What a truly magnificent country icon. From end to end, the Lilydale to Warburton Rail trail is a 40 kilometre (25 mile) recreational trail for walkers, cyclists and horse-back riders, broken into smaller sections to suit individual preferences. Originally built as a railroad in the...More

Thank MickyC-AUS
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The great part of the Lilydale to Warburton Trail is you can do a little at a time, or you can do a lot.

Thank jacquelinesw2017
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We only rode from Warburton to Launching Place on 3 days ,but throughly enjoyed the well maintained and clear signs on road crossings and the changes in the countryside.Will be back to ride more. Excellent cafe atYarra Junction called Red Relish,ladies very nice and great...More

Thank bevrobt
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Great track for beginners. Not too steep anywhere. Lovely scenery. Plenty of places to stop and rest. Never too far away from a main road. Highly recommended

Thank jbxr6turbo
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

One of the best rail trails i’ve ridden in australia. So many points of interest along the way. Amazing

Thank JohnG3121
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Kate T
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Response from Mei Y | Reviewed this property |
I usually park near the police station. Talk to the police for guidance, and I am good to go. Our bush walking club even park for a few days on long walks. Unless you have a nice glaring flashy car! Enjoy our beautiful... More
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Jazzmine E
2 March 2017|
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Response from busgeo | Reviewed this property |
Track is wide so towing a bike trailer shoud be fine. There are some steeper hills at the lilydale end that yu may have to push a bike with trailer.
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PurpleGreenGirl
1 January 2017|
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Response from YRCouncil | Property representative |
hi There, are you going all the way from Lilydale to Warburton?
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