15.0 miles
Distance
1,212 ft
Climb
-1,248 ft
Descent
1,988 ft
High Point

Swagmen used to talk about “taking to the wallaby track” and swamp wallabies are common in the regrowth messmate and peppermint forest on top of the Divide.

From an ancient volcano above the gracious township of Buninyong, the Wallaby Track heads through the heart of stately Ballarat, plunges into a gold rush era churned landscape and on to Norman Lindsay’s home town of Creswick. From there, it’s uphill past St Georges Lake and rolling pastoral countryside ringed by volcanic hills to contour next to the state’s longest timber tramway system and a traverse through an impressive one kilometre long railway cutting on a long abandoned railway line. More tall forest with a side trip to Sailors Falls delivers you to the cluster of mineral spas waiting for weary bodies and feet at Daylesford and Hepburn Springs.

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Goldfields Track - Ballarat to Creswick is a 15 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Ballarat. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 6 trails. This route climbs 1,212 ft with a max elevation of 1,988 ft then descends -1,248 ft.
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More Stats for Goldfields Track - Ballarat to Creswick mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -36 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,385 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,437 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,401 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -27%
  • Grade min
    21.2%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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