The Bunny Rail Trail
  • Length: 0.75km

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Ballarat East 

  • End: Eureka Centre

  • Closest Town: Ballarat East 

  • Location: Western Victoria

  • Distance from state capital: 110km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.55947146

  • Longitude: 143.8829565


The Bunny Rail Trail is a 0.75km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Western Victoria Victoria. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.


This trail follows a short section of the former East Ballarat – Buninyong railway (Bunny).

This very short trail is suitable for a stroll, with  the Eureka Centre as the destination.

The trail continues through a cutting, across a road (with rails still in the road), alongside a caravan park to the trail end. Here there is another historic sign board at  the north edge of the  Eureka Centre car park.

This trail was a branch line from East Ballarat to Buninyong and ran for 11km. It opened in 1889 and closed in 1986.


Ballarat East to Eureka Centre in Western Victoria

110km west of Melbourne

Fine gravel, Sealed

Gently undulating

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