Wonthaggi East Area Rail Trail

This walk joins the Wonthaggi State Coal Mine to the Poppet Head in Apex Park; a tribute to Wonthaggi's coal mining history in the heart of town. Choose your own beginning and end.

1 Bent Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria


Description: Easy walk takes you through Fincher Street Reserve, crosses Bass Highway and continues on a sheltered path bordered by native vegetation.   

Location: 1 Bent Street, Wonthaggi 

Length and approximate time to complete:

  • Length/Time- 4.4km return / 1hour walking return

Quick Facts:

  • Difficulty - Easy
  • Track surface - Compacted granitic sand, bitumen road crossing and gravel 
  • Parking - Car park (sealed), Wonthaggi Centennial Centre, Bent Street, Wonthaggi
  • Designated Accessible Parking - Yes 
  • Toilets - Wonthaggi Centennial Centre
  • Designated Accessible Toilets - Yes 
  • Wheelchairs - Suitable for Fincher St Reserve only (2km return)
  • Prams - Yes
  • Bicycles - Yes
  • Dogs - Yes, on a lead
  • Picnic tables/BBQ - Picnic tables only

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