Book Today! …Walking the past, glimpsing the future

Walk the path of our future rail trail. Experience the rich history and natural beauty of Maryborough to Carisbrook. This March 24, join us to walk the historic rail line from Maryborough to Carisbrook on Dja Dja Wurrung country. Be welcomed into aspects of First Peoples culture, visit places of gold rush history and become immersed in stories of the region’s past. Book today to secure your place!

What it’s all about

Stroll with us on a two-hour, 6km walk and hear experts from local historical societies and informed naturalists share their deep knowledge about the region’s recent and ancient past.

We want to share with you our aspiration for a world class recreational trail from Maryborough to Castlemaine, anchored at its western end in a special landscape. Walk with us to uncover its hidden gems of rich cultural heritage and significant volcanic landscapes.

A huge thanks to our collaborators whose support has been invaluable for launching this event: Central Goldfields Shire Council, Dja Dja Wurrung, Carisbrook Lions Club, Maryborough Midland Historical Society, Maryborough Field Naturalists’ Club and Carisbrook Historical Society.

Day / Time

Day: Sunday 24 March, 2024

Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm (check-in from 9:40am recommended)


Meeting Point: Dellavedova Fertilisers 110 Burns Street, Maryborough (across the railway line, plenty of parking, shuttle buses will drop you back here after the walk and lunch)

What you get / what it costs

Guided 6km walk with talks by local experts // hearty lunch provided by Carisbrook Lions // day out in the bush with friends and trail supporters

$15 + online booking fee p.p.


Bookings are essential to secure your place // walk numbers are limited

Click on the “Book today” button below to reach our Humanitix booking page