Experience a walking, riding or horseback adventure back to the late 1800s along the old Brisbane Valley railway line from Wulkuraka in Ipswich to Yarraman. Escape to a 161km off-road adventure trail brimming with breathtaking countryside, unique country towns, local attractions, old train stations and carriages, heritage-listed sites, and rich history of early settlers just 47km from Brisbane. It doesn't matter whether you have one day or a whole week, the BVRT has something to suit everyone – choose your own adventure!
The rich history of early settlers along the Brisbane Valley is endless but firstly you must learn more about the history of the rail trail, the old Brisbane Valley Rail Line and the major projects that are currently occurring or have recently been completed.
Learn about the BVRT
The trail offers sections that are perfect for individuals, groups and families with wheelchair accessibility where assistance may be required. Learn more about the towns the trail runs through, section distances and difficulty, sites of interest and start planning the perfect trip for you.
Download a trail map
Explore through some of Queensland’s most unique country towns with a wide range of heritage-listed buildings, historic remains, galleries and attractions adding incredible variety to your BVRT adventure. Whether going solo, in a group or with the family there is something for everyone.
Find nearby attractions
Once you've decided what your travel route is, you can search for mid-range to luxurious accommodation options or camp out and take in the mesmerizing experience of countryside stargazing.
Before you visit the BVRT make sure you know the current updates, warnings, upcoming works, code of conduct, emergency assistance information and other important information.
Get latest updates
Get involved in one of the many fun-filled or challenging events held along the BVRT. Find out about upcoming event details or how to apply and host your own event.
Check out upcoming events
To make organising your adventure on the BVRT stress-free and easy, you can seek general advice on accommodation, food and beverage, and the best BVRT routes from businesses that offer bike hire, shuttle services and tours.
Plan your trip now!