Tramway Track Stage 1

This clearly marked interpretive trail mostly follows the route of the tramway used by teams of horses to haul timber from the St George River area to Lorne pier until the 1930s. Signs tell the history of the tramway and the local timber industry. The rails are a reminder of the 1904 horse-drawn tramway which hauled timber from nearby forests, to be loaded onto ships:

Start: Pt Grey Car Park

Finish: St George River on the Great Ocean Road

Time: 30 minutes

Difficulty: Moderate 

Tramway Track
Optional Extension (Continuation of Stage 1) 

This track runs uphill on the eastern side of the St George River where there are views over the river and the grassy river flats. A steep climb with great views across the valley follows. The track loops back toward the sea as it begins the climb to Teddy’s Lookout. Before the rotunda take the track to the right down through Queens Park Caravan Park and Topp Street to Shelly Beach Car Park. 

Start: St George River 

Finish: Pt Grey Car Park

Distance: 3km

Time: 1 hour 30 minute circuit

Difficulty: Moderate