Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail
  • Length: 17km

  • Duration: 5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Colquhoun

  • End: Lakes Entrance

  • Closest Town: Colquhoun

  • Location: Gippsland

  • Distance from state capital: 315km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.83819791

  • Longitude: 147.9512319


Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail is a 17km, grade 3 One Way hike located in Gippsland Victoria. The hike should take approximately 5hrs to complete.


For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Victoria and South Australia.

This trail provides a link from the East Gippsland Rail Trail and Lakes Entrance
Lovely bush trail that follows an old tramway following the Mississippi Ck.
Remains of old cuttings, including rail and sleepers.
Remains of old marble quarry along the way

Colquhoun – junction with East Gippsland Trail to Lakes Entrance – off road trail starts 8km north at Scriveners Rd.


Colquhoun to Lakes Entrance in Gippsland

EastGippsland, 315km east of Melbourne

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Compacted earth

Undulating with a couple of steep sections

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.