South Burnett Rail Trail

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Welcome to Queensland's first sealed rail trail, a 43.5 kilometre recreation trail between Kingaroy and Murgon in the beautiful South Burnett, only two and a half hours from Brisbane.

Whether you choose to cycle, run or walk the South Burnett Rail Trail is suitable for all ages. Dogs on leads are welcome, please clean up after your pet. The South Burnett Rail Trail starts at O'Neill Square in the centre of Kingaroy and progresses north.

Visitors travelling the trail will enjoy picturesque surrounds and welcoming, country towns. Choose your own adventure, there's plenty to see and do as you journey through Kingaroy, Crawford, Memerambi, Wooroolin, Tingoora, Wondai and Murgon. Short distances between towns means a spot to refresh is never too far away. Enjoy a break and recharge with coffee at the cafes along the route or experience lunch at an authentic country pub.

The South Burnett Rail Trail allows families to enjoy the great outdoors safely and encourages people of all ages to be active and enjoy fresh country air and a healthy lifestyle.

Journey Details

Duration
N/A
Distance
43.5 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Trekking

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Full Itinerary

This is a 43.5 kilometre sealed trail between Kingaroy and Murgon passing through welcoming country towns Crawford, Memerambi, Wooroolin, Tingoora and Wondai. Experience country hospitality at a variety of businesses offering coffee or lunch.

Suitable for all ages, walk or cycle away from traffic, dogs on a leash are welcome - please clean up after your pet.

Route Details
Mode of Travel Bicycle, Mountain Bike, Walk
Distance 43.5 kms
Route Name/Number South Burnett Rail Trail

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Preston, Toowoomba Area
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Clifton

Clifton, Toowoomba Area
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Nobby is an historic little town in the Darling Downs, located halfway between Toowoomba and Warwick. Nobby is home to Rudd's Pub, dedicated to author Steele Rudd, who found inspiration among his drinking partners for his stories in On Our Selection and is a great place to stop for a meal with the pub walls adorned with an extensive display of historic memorabilia and photographs of the area's pioneering past.

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Cambooya, Toowoomba Area
The little village of Cambooya is in the heart of Steele Rudd Country. Australian author Arthur Hoey Davis, who wrote under the pen name 'Steele Rudd' and is best known for 'On Our Selection', spent much of his childhood on his family's small block at Emu Creek near East Greenmount.

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