Pedal through some ancient and wonderful landscapes
Experience an exciting and adventurous tour in southern Australia
Cycle through some glorious scenery, with challenges in places
Bike through a variety of terrain on this great tour
Cycle tour the majestic Flinders Ranges
Experience the comraderie and fun of a small tour
Mountain bike through a variety of scenes on this adventure tour

Flinders Ranges by Bike

6 days
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$972 USD

Come and explore the Flinders Ranges by mountain bike over a 6 day adventure in South Australia. The tour operator specialises in small group trips to the heart of the Flinders Ranges. This Flinders Ranges by bike tour is a 200km (124mi) cycle adventure, which starts at Wilpena Pound and takes in some of the most stunning areas of this amazing location. The loop, created by local landowners, takes you through private properties as well as national parkland and covers sections not normally open to the public. It links parts of the Mawson Trail with an existing network of old pastoral trails on each property.

  • Category
    Mountain Biking
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    3 - Intermediate
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    124.3 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    31.1 miles
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Starting and ending in Adelaide, you'll be transferred out to the Flinders Ranges by comfortable minibus.  The tour encompasses 4 days of mountain bike riding the Flinders Ranges by loop with one extra morning ride at the MTB mecca of Melrose. You'll need to have a decent level of fitness and be an experienced mountain biker to get the most out of this tour, and be able to ride 4 - 5hrs a day covering 50 - 60km (31-37mi) on rough and sometimes technical terrain. Whilst much of the trails are fairly straight forward, there are also sections that are technically more challenging, and novice riders will need to test themselves! You will need plenty of stamina, but a reasonably fit rider should have no problems. Vehicle support is also provided by a van. 

You will also visit and ride at Melrose, a stunning town in the Southern Flinders Ranges, which has opened it’s doors and land to mountain bikers. You will explore the singletrack trails of this mecca of mountain biking to offer you another side to the riding in this stunning area of Australia. Group sizes are from four with a maximum of eight, so everyone is well looked after while enjoying the magical Flinders Ranges. Every night you will stop and stay at an Outback station in comfortable accommodation- either historic cottages, renovated shearers quarters or historic hotels.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

This tour is a near-complete package, including wine tasting, accommodations, and thoughtful extra touches.

  • Accommodation
  • Transfers to/from Adelaide
  • Vehicle support and transport of baggage
  • Four and a half days of riding and guiding with a qualified MTB guide
  • 5 breakfasts, lunch all days, 4 dinners
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

There are a few things left to you, from flights to visas, although the tour operator will be happy to offer advice for the latter.

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Lunch on the first and last day- Generally a stop at a country bakery
  • The last nights meal at Melrose is not included, but guests are encouraged to join the group at the Northstar Hotel for a meal
  • Any alcohol or drinks other than a limited amount of wine with some dinners
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

4 equipment options available