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Murray to Mountains Rail Trail Cycling Tour (Small Group Weekends)
Join this small group, fully guided cycling tour on the iconic Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. This exclusive cycling tour is an all inclusive, small group weekend, complete with meals, accommodation, local guide, special wine tastings, gourmet food, luggage transfers and transport. Group tours depart on selected weekends from October to May and do book out well in advance. Take the stress out of your weekend away and enjoy this wonderfully easy cycling escape in the gourmet North East Victoria region, along the famous Murray to Mountains Rail Trail.
- CategoryEasy-going & Leisurely
- TypeFully Guided
- Duration3 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level1 - Beginner
- Activity Level1 - Easy
- Elevation1 - Easy
- Distance45.4 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance22.7 miles
- Day 1Arrival
Friday is arrival day and you can rock up at any time, as long as you can get there in time for dinner! There is no cycling on day one so check into your accommodation and enjoy Beechworth's ambience.
You will start your weekend tour with an included dinner at the very popular Bridge Road Brewery. You will feast on their range of famous pizzas (gluten free & veg available) and healthy salads. It’s the perfect venue to meet your guide and your fellow cyclists, and listen to the rundown of your tour ahead and ask any questions. Don’t forget to taste the award winning craft beer brewed onsite.
- Hotel in Beechworth
- Day 2Cycling to Myrtleford
After breakfast, you will be cycling the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail from Beechworth to Myrtleford. The rail trail is a well-laid and well-maintained paved path that is a joy to ride. The journey includes lots of stops including the first at Pennyweight Winery, an organic bio-dynamic winery which is fascinating. Lunch is an exclusive wine tasting and food accompaniment experience at Gapsted Winery and is always a highlight, together with the stunning scenery down the Alpine Valley and of Mt Buffalo.
Tonight's dinner in Myrtleford is a free night (not included in your tour). There are plenty of local venues to choose from for your evening meal.
- 26.7 miles
- Hotel in Myrtleford
- Breakfast and Lunch
- Day 3Cycling to Bright & Bus Return
Today's ride is a flat and scenic one with lots of stops, traveling along the Rail Trail to Bright (30kms/18.6mi). A full breakfast is included. Lunch today is another highlight at the beautiful Ringer Reef Winery where an exclusive platter awaits. A stunning winery with gorgeous views across the valley to Mt Buffalo and the Victorian Alps. A glass of wine is included in your tour lunch.
You will follow the Rail Trail all the way to Bright, ready for collection and transfer back to Beechworth. Bikes, luggage and any purchases you have made are all collected for you.
- 18.6 miles
- Breakfast and Lunch