BVRT TREK TRANSFERS & SUPPORT
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BVRT TREK TRANSFERS & SUPPORT

Trek the BRISBANE VALLEY RAIL TRAIL (BVRT) or SOUTH BURNETT RAIL TRAIL (SBRT) with our transfers.
  • Australia’s longest rail trail, the BVRT, is 161km, off-road, through scenic countryside with quaint rural villages and towns along the way, all ready to help keep hikers watered and fed. The surface is nearly all gravel.
  • The SBRT is almost 90km, with one half sealed between Kingaroy and Murgon, and the other half gravel (rougher than the BVRT) between Murgon and Kilkivan.
  • These are ideal treks to practice for Europe’s long-distance Camino pilgrim trails to Santiago de Compostela (which many thousands of Australians have done).
Hikers should be confident they can walk independently up to 30km per day on gravel surfaces with mild gradients (it was the railway line of course).

TRANSFER SCHEDULE & COSTS 2022

2022 dates and costs to be announced.

2021 rates were:

  • Caboolture Rail Station to BVRT $30 one-way or $50 return
  • Add $10 each way for bike transport
  • Add $10 each way for travel from/to Sunshine Coast or Noosa
  • Noosa to SBRT $40 one-way or $70 return
  • Add $10 each way for bike transport
Our coach is 21 passenger seats.
Maximum participants 20. Minimum to run 6.
Transfers run in conjunction with Outbike rail trail weekends.

SUPPORT SERVICES FOR GROUP CHARTERS:

  • transfers from Noosa, Sunshine Coast and Caboolture Station to the BVRT and back
  • camping, providing twin or solo-use tents, self-inflating mats and generous breakfasts
  • transfer gear between campgrounds/accommodations (backpacks and soft bags ok, limit 15kgs)
  • crewed refreshment stops at a road access point each day with water, coffee/tea, fruit and light snacks (picnic lunches can be arranged)
  • bus shuttles on some days between the trail and our overnight camps
  • ride on our bus (from a road access point) if you don’t want to walk further
  • shuttle walkers (from a road access point) to next shelter in very bad weather

SUGGESTED SCHEDULE FOR BVRT 7-DAY TREK (GROUP CHARTER):

  • SUN – Morning transfer to Yarraman / hike 18km to Blackbutt (camp)
  • MON – Hike 30km Blackbutt to Moore (camp Linville)
  • TUE – Hike 26km to Toogoolawah (camp)
  • WED – Hike 18km to Esk (camp)
  • THU – Hike 24km to Coominya (camp here or at Lowood)
  • FRI – Hike 20km to Fernvale (camp at Lowood)
  • SAT – Hike 24km to the end at Wulkuraka / transfer out

Booking inquiries: go@arcadiatravel.com.au or fill the form below

Images from 2020 BVRT treks