Bicycle Network: Ride a Trail
Camperdown - Timboon (Coast to Crater) Rail Trail - Visitor Information
- coast to crater, Camperdown, Timboon, Coast to Crater
This Rail Trail is located approximately 200 km from Melbourne and is easily accessible by trail.
Opened in 2008, the Camperdown – Timboon (Coast to Crater) Rail Trail passes through a variety of scenic landscapes including bushland, rich farmland and the open volcanic plains of Corangamite.
The Curdies Trestle Bridge, a feature of the trail was opened to the public on Saturday 19 June 2010 with new decking, handrails and safety fencing, allowing visitors to travel from Timboon to Merrett's Rd without crossing any roads.
Camperdown lies 200km. west of Melbourne on the Princes Highway. Vline train services operate daily from Melbourne to Warrnambool. You can begin your Rail Trail experience at Camperdown Railway Station.
How to get you and your bike to the Camperdown - Timboon (Coast to Crater) Rail Trail
Information brochure and map of the trail
Camperdown - Timboon Rail Trail Map and Brochure.
Things to do & see
Transport and bike hire services
The trail benefits from good transport and shuttle bus options, as well as local bicycle hire and drop-off/pick-up service.
Where to eat & drink
A range of sustenance and refreshment peddlers along the Trail, in no particular order
Where to sleep
Below is a list of accommodation choices as provided by local operators and trail friends.