Walk Warburton, Run Warburton, Cycle Warburton or Paddle Warburton - it's all here waiting for you to discover.
The Walks of Warburton Valley
There's plenty to keep you on the go with an extensive network of bushwalking, running and cycling trails. From the popular Lilydale - Warburton Rail Trail to the glorious vistas of the Yarra Ranges National Park that cradles the upper reaches of the Yarra River there is a path for you. Watch our video here.
Here's a selection of our must do walks with full explanations, maps and guides:
- Backstairs track/Little Joe loop
- O'Shannassey Hi Low Aqueduct
- La La Falls
- Mt Donna Buang (one kilometre vertical climb)
- Richard's Tramline
- Walk Into History (includes the Ada Tree)
- Warburton Township Loop
But it doesn't end there! We have so many delightful walks (a great list here) you'll be back again and again to explore the beauty of:
- Redwood Forest
- Scotchmans Creek
- Bicentennial Trail
- Big Pats Creek/Starling Gap
- Blue Lotus Water Garden
- Kurth Kiln
- La La Falls
- Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
- Morleys Track / Dom Dom Saddle
- O'Shannassey Aqueduct
- Rainforest Gallery
- Reids Tramline
- Seven Acre Rock
- Ada Tree Walk
- The Peninsula Tunnels (Big and Little)
- Toorongo Falls
For easy wanders around town try:
The Runs of Warburton Valley
Of course what you can walk, you can also run so we've prepared some exclusive runner's notes and insights into trail running in this fabulous region. Watch our video here.
Read more about Trail Running in the Warburton Valley here.
- Backstairs Track
- Mt Donna Buang - great vertical kilometre training
- HI- Low Aqueduct and River Run
- La La Falls
- Richards Tramline
- Walk Into History includes the Ada Tree
You can also get off the main tracks and run the Yarra State Forest. You'll find challenge and beauty in one perfect run.
The Cycle Paths and Rides of the Warburton Valley
The Warburton Valley is fast becoming a number one desination for cycling events with internationally acclaimed events such as the Giro Della Donna held annually. Cyclists enjoying training for this and other events on our trails and paths and we welcome everyone from professionals to recreational cyclists to mountain bikers and families. Watch our video here.
- Warburton to Lilydale Rail Trail
- Hey Hey My My
- O'Shannassey Aqueduct Trail - east (and more info here)
- O'Shannassey Aqueduct Trail - west
- The Shop Ride
- Mt Donna Buang (road ride)
We have many ride suggestions and whether you're a road, trail, mountain bike or sealed track rider there is something for you.
There are also loads of services such as pick up services, specialty bike shops and cafes, touring companies and cycle holiday providers.
Paddle the Warburton Valley's Yarra River
Float downstream on a lilo, dive in for a refreshing swim or kayak a more challenging section of the Yarra. You can do it all here!
Check out the official website VISIT WARBURTON for accomodation recommendations and plenty of other information about how to turn your 'time' out into something memorable. You can even build your own printable itinerary, and our Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre is open 7 days for 'real' live help!