Australian Cycle Tours – Victoria

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Australian Cycle Tours specialise in high quality self guided and guided cycling experiences in a selection of the most beautiful regions in Australia, including the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and the Great Victorian Rail Trail.

They are the people within Australia’s first ever adventure travel company, World Expeditions, who were voted the Adventure Travel company of the year by their peers at the 2019 Travel Awards.

Their team love to discover the world on two wheels. Putting their passion and knowledge of cycling, as well as active self guided tours, to great use, they’re proudly putting Australia and its premier destinations on your doorstep with their range of active cycle tours, both guided and self guided.

With their extensive knowledge of the destinations and of all things cycling, this means you get the very best advice, every time. While safety is core to how they operate, they’re focused on the fun factor and suitably challenging you to reach that great sensation of personal achievement through these immersive experiences.

You don’t have to be a keen cyclist to join one of their Australian cycling trips. You just need a sense of adventure and a love of the outdoors.

They invite you to explore Victoria and Australia at handlebar level with them.

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Enjoy the best of Victoria’s beautiful North East region by cycling along the world class Victoria Rail Trail, from the Murray River to the foot of the mountains.

With historic wineries, local produce stores, renowned restaurants and classic pubs, a self guided cycle is the best way to explore this area as you are free to enjoy the scenery tastings or leisurely lunches as you choose.

Starting in Wangaratta, you cycle past farmlands and forests with scenic hill views on the way to charming historical town of Beechworth. From there it’s a leisurely, downhill cycle to Myrtleford, a lovely town set against the backdrop of a verdant mountain range. The final day of cycling includes sampling pumpkins, berries, cheese and wines as you please, en route to vibrant Bright, nestled in the foot of the Victorian Alps.

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This edition of the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail cycle uses gravity to your advantage. The major hills are avoided, so you can focus on taking in the beautiful scenery and enjoying the local produce and wines.

This program along sections of the old Wangaratta to Bright railway line and surrounds, sees you cycle on gentle, flat roads or fun downhill trails while soaking in the views of verdant farmland, bushland, forests, valleys and mountains.

Starting in the historical town of Beechworth you will get your first taste of the fine produce of the region on a scenic day cycle to Milawa, with stops to sample cheese, mustard and wines. You then cycle onwards to picturesque Myrtleford through shaded forests and eucalyptus trees with a relaxing lunch at a beautiful winery.

Your final day’s cycle takes you to Bright, the perfect town to explore the nearby Mount Buffalo National Park and Alpine National Park. Bright is a charming town located on the Ovens River where views of the Victorian Alps can be admired right from the centre of town.

  • Family Friendly
  • Extended
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Private Tour
  • Small Group Tour
  • Independent / Self-guided Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Food and Wine Tours
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  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Moderate

The Murray to Mountains Rail Trail is a unique and exciting way to explore Victoria’s beautiful North East region.

From hidden valleys and stunning mountains to outstanding wineries and restaurants with world class local produce, there’s something spectacular around every corner.

The cycling is gentle and scenic, interspersed with experiencing incredible local produce such as olives, pumpkins, berries, mustards and cheese and of course sampling a variety of wines at some of the regions best wineries.

Starting in Rutherglen you will cycle your way between the beautiful towns of Wangaratta, Beechworth and Myrtleford, ending in Bright where you have the option of a challenging ascent of Mount Buffalo or exploring the gorgeous rural town with views of the Victorian Alps.

  • Family Friendly
  • Extended
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Private Tour
  • Small Group Tour
  • Independent / Self-guided Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Food and Wine Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Moderate

Victoria’s North East region is a beautiful destination, featuring stunning scenery, world class local produce, beautiful wineries and charming towns. This area is perfect to be explored by bike, as the scenic Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail links the beautiful tourist towns together.

Starting in the historical town of Beechworth you will cycle past shaded forests and verdant farmland to charming Myrtleford, enjoying a long lunch stop at a winery along the way. You’ll then spend a day experiencing incredible local produce such as pumpkins, berries and wines while you cycle your way to Bright, a beautiful town nestled in the Victorian Alps.

On a self guided cycle you get to chose your own adventure each day, you can stop for a coffee, sample wines or produce, or linger at beautiful view points, the choice is yours.

  • Family Friendly
  • Extended
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Private Tour
  • Small Group Tour
  • Independent / Self-guided Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Food and Wine Tours
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  • Moderate

The Great Victoria Rail Trail is Australia’s longest rail trail passing through charming towns and diverse countryside.

The dedicated cycle way meanders next to the heritage classified Goulburn River, crossing Lake Eildon before entering the pretty Trawool Valley.

Between 1883 and 1970 the Mansfield Line passed through the Cheviot Tunnel, a historic structure constructed with over a million hand made clay bricks. With the rail line decommissioned in 1978 the now cycle trail affords inspiring views of the Victorian High country foothills, and come evening, you’ll settle into a local atmospheric hotel to enjoy the regions exceptional food and wine set in iconic country towns.

With the ease of our luggage transfer service, an app to guide you each day and your accommodation all taken care of, this cycle journey opens up a whole new way to appreciate the natural beauty of this special corner of regional Victoria.

  • Family Friendly
  • Extended
  • Land - Self Propelled
  • Private Tour
  • Small Group Tour
  • Independent / Self-guided Tour
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Food and Wine Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Moderate