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Rail Trail Cycling Tours

Rail Trail Cycling Tours

Rail Trail Cycling Tours - Damian Cerini cycling by the Boyntons Vineyards

 

If you'd love to cycle Victoria's North East but aren't sure where to start or what to see, then  for the Top Tours de High Country, replete with local insights, itineraries, hire, transfers and trailside assistance, let the region’s friendly tour operators do all the legwork (bar the pedalling!).

See links below for more information on each operator.

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail

Bright Start:
Pedal Riding High Cycling Tours
’ signature 56km ride between culinary villages, wineries and country pubs, all with Mount Buffalo as your backdrop. Explore Bright and Myrtleford, feast on a vineyard lunch at Gapsted Wines and finish with refreshments at the historic Plough Inn.

Culinary & Prosecco Tour:
Ride and indulge in equal measure on High Country Bike Adventures’ 4-night/5-day tour taking in Milawa, the King Valley and Beechworth. Highlights include a private cooking class at Pizzini’s A Tavola! Cooking School and day touring Prosecco Road.

Tour de Murray to Mountains Rail Trail:
Tour de Vines’ signature 2-night/2-day group tour departs every weekend from October to May. Explore Beechworth, Bright and Myrtleford, with intimate cellar door and farm gate tastings, winery lunches and more. The tour can also be booked on a self-guided basis.

Boobs, Bikes & Bubbles:
One for the girls! The Victoria Hotel Rutherglen’s two-night cycling package waves you off on the rail trail down to Wahgunyah for a flight of sparkling wines at Cofield Wines and lunch at Pickled Sisters Café, returning for massages, sunset bubbles on the balcony, dinner in the bistro and more.

The Vineyard Back Road:
Tour the celebrated Beechworth wine region by bike with a local winemaker as your guide. This leisurely day typically includes a mostly downhill 15km cycle on the rail trail and vineyard back roads, stopping to taste wines that are a vibrant expression of Beechworth terroir and finishing with a vineyard lunch.

 

Great Victorian Rail Trail

Four Days of Freedom:
Explore Australia’s longest continuous rail trail from top to bottom in 4 days! All Terrain Cycles can take the load off your bike as you pedal in freedom winding alongside the Goulburn River. Take in the rolling countryside and historic landmarks such as the Cheviot Tunnel and experience warm hospitality in Mansfield, Yarck, Alexandra and Yea.

 

High Country Rail Trail

Lake Hume Zoom:
Hug the shoreline of the spectacular Lake Hume on Riding High Cycling Tours’ 33km day ride. Nestle in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range for a catered picnic lunch, before a guided tour of the Bonegilla Migrant Museum and a wander around charming Yackandandah.


The Rail Trail Trilogy

The Three Trails Trilogy:
When one Rail Trail just isn’t enough, turn to Rail Trail Bike Tours to experience three in 7 days, for a fully supported tour of the Great Victorian, Murray to Mountains and High Country Rail Trails. Ever-changing mountain and valley landscapes, historic landmarks and delicious cycling fuel will keep you pedalling all the way from the banks of Lake Hume down to the mighty Goulburn River.

 

Regions

  • Legends, Wine and High Country (NE Victoria) (VIC)

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