Tarra Trail and Great Southern Rail Trail

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Lawler Street, Yarram VIC 3971
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Join the lines of the Great Southern Rail Trail in Yarram, by following the Tarra Trail through to Alberton, where you can continue all the way through to Nyora in South Gippsland. Recent upgrades have connected the Tarra Trail segment to the Great Southern Rail Trail, experience the rolling hills of the Strzelecki Ranges. The Great Southern Rail Trail connects at Alberton, where you can cycle through to Welshpool and then further afield.

The Tarra Trail itself is an easy to ride or walk trail which is perfect for young children, the Tarra Trail is also close to seaside Port Albert for a post-ride meal. The trail connects with other local pathways making it possible to start or finish the trail from many locations in either town. In Yarram, the trail follows the old railway line before passing by the Yarram Wetlands and out of town where you'll take in views of the surrounding dairy farmlands. The Tarra Trail brings you through the small town of Alberton, with the Victoria Hotel well worth a stop for a bite to eat, or a cold drink to get you hydrated. The trail then continues onto the historic seaside village of Port Albert, with a history steeped in whaling, oil and gas exploration and much more. To finish off your walk, grab some fresh fish and chips and enjoy sitting by the wharf with beautiful water views.

The Great Southern Rail Trail is a fantastic way to experience Gippsland, with a wide variety of vistas to explore. From the green, rolling hills of the Strzlecki Ranges, to the wide expanse of dairy farmlands, to the historic ports of Port Albert and Port Welshpool.

For more: Great Southern Rail Trail & Tarra Trail – Rail Trails Australia


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