Dunolly to Havelock Gold Rush Trail

Victoria, Central Goldfields, Dunolly - Havelock Cycle Track

This is a 54-kilometre trail connecting Maryborough to Dunolly and Havelock.


Mostly gentle ride through undulating forest and farmland.


Access to Maryborough Railway Station and head northeast onto Burns Street. Otherwise, you can access from Dunolly Caravan Park and head southwest to Betley Street.

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Dunolly is an old gold mining town surrounded by stunning box and iron bark forest. This town was once referred to as the 'Golden Triangle‛ because there were more gold nuggets found in the district than any other in Australia and was home to the largest gold nugget ever found in the world - the 'Welcome Stranger‛.


Country Riding

There are major Trail Features that you will enjoy discovering along the way:

· 1. Hugh Hughes Eucalyptus Site

· 2. Rock Cairn – 1895 Murder Site

· 3. Old Bromley School

· 4. Old Dredge Site

· 5. Former Township of Bromley

· 6. Old Sugar Gums Nursery Site

· 7. Cairn – Naming of Maryborough at Old Police Camp

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54.464 km / 33.842 mi

Total Distance

240 m / 786 ft

Total Ascent

239 m / 785 ft

Total Descent

246 m / 806 ft

Highest Point

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Kid friendly
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Intermediate (Red)
Ride Duration: 1/2 day
Fitness Level: High
MTB Segment: cross country
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Trail Signage: Average
Mobile Coverage: Poor
Estimated Distance: 54.0
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Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
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