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Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail

| Along the old Ballarat-Skipton Railway line, Skipton, Victoria, Australia
5320 5500
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not to be skipped

A great rail trail. Had thought about it for ages and we finally gave it a go. Bit annoyed we... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Bruce M
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Wonderful flavour of the goldfields and forests

This is a great experience and provides a great taste of the historic goldfields but also the... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Patrick H
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Ballarat, Australia
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4 Feb 2018
“not to be skipped”
19 Dec 2017
“Wonderful flavour of the goldfields and forests”
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| Along the old Ballarat-Skipton Railway line, Skipton, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

A great rail trail. Had thought about it for ages and we finally gave it a go. Bit annoyed we waited so long. Plenty of shade along the way so not out in the hot sun for too long. Not too many inclines. A few...More

1  Thank Bruce M
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a great experience and provides a great taste of the historic goldfields but also the surrounding forests and pasturelands to the west. The stopover at Pittong is superb accomodation but be aware that the local government authority which manages it needs at least...More

1  Thank Patrick H
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

A friend and I both travelled along the Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail recently because we are train fans and we wanted to re-live some of what it would have been like to travel on the old rail motor from Ballarat to Linton. The original 1967 timetable...More

2  Thank Themikanic
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Response from Themikanic | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I missed your message. I'm afraid I'm not a 'tech head' when it comes to these things. The surface is generally packed gravelly sand, ideal for all kinds of tyres, provided no heavy rain recently. Mike.
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