Pedal along quiet tracks as you follow the trail through glorious scenery
Leisurely bike along picturesque paths with far-reaching views
And savour the wine too, of course!
Park your bike and take a diversion to sample the local flavours
Enjoy the countless opportunities to sample the lovely wines on offer
Delight your senses as you enjoy the gourmet lunches on offer as well as plentiful wine and beautiful scenery
You'll be supplied with detailed directions and a map on your self-guided trip but there's also signage along the way
Immerse yourself in the natural splendour of your surroundings and sip your way around the wineries

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail Cycling Tour (Self Guided)

Duration
3 days
Site savings
$8
From
$388 USD

The Tour de Murray to Mountains Rail Trail is a gloriously fun three-day self-guided cycling tour. A combination of easy, safe and supported cycling on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, including accommodation for 2 nights, food & wine tastings, tutorials and local experiences in the increasingly popular gourmet hub of north-east Victoria.

  • Category
    Easy-going & Leisurely
  • Type
    Self-Guided
  • Duration
    3 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    1 - Beginner
  • Activity Level
    1 - Easy
  • Elevation
    1 - Easy
  • Terrain
    Agricultural
  • Distance
    45.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    22.7 miles
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Tour de Vines
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This tour uses the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail cycling trail from Beechworth to Bright over three days, cycling a total distance of 72 km (45 mi). Don’t be daunted by that number; the vast majority of the trail from Beechworth is flat or downhill, with numerous food and wine stops. Just about anyone can complete the riding comfortably.

This is a self-guided cycling tour, which means you are free to cycle at your own pace, stop where and when you want, linger for an extra tasting at a cellar door or stop to take even more photos of the beautiful Alpine Valley on the Murray to Mountains cycling trail.  All the work has been done for you, including all accommodation and meal bookings, luggage transfers, and bikes if needed. The tour operator will even pick up all that food and wine you can’t resist buying along the way.

This Murray to Mountains Cycling tour can be enjoyed any day or date of the year (subject to accommodation availability of course). So pick a date*, grab your partner or friends, and enjoy this wonderful escape in North East Victoria. This tour is also available, on selected weekends, as a guided tour; click here if you are interested in that option.

* Accommodation can book out for peak holiday and long weekend dates so it’s wise to book any preferred dates early. There is a $50pp surcharge for tours that include any Victorian public holiday dates.

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 support, accommodations, and thoughtful extra touches.

  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 x gourmet winery platter lunches including an exclusive wine tasting at Gapsted Winery
  • 1 x restaurant dinner in Beechworth
  • Daily luggage transfers and on call support
  • Return transfer from Bright back to Beechworth
  • Purchases pick up service
  • Detailed route instructions & trail map
  • Environmentally friendly cycling water bottle
  • Fair trade lightweight cycling t-shirt
  • 1 x dinner in Myrtleford
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
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available