14 September to 22 September 2018
Your adventure begins at Albury Airport and ends 9 days later with a train trip from Wangaratta to Melbourne.
Cost: $1805.00 - (Ride With Friends discount) if paid (in full) before 1 June 2018
$1955.00 - early bird price if paid (in full) before 1 June 2018
$2055.00 - if paid (in full) before 20 June 2018
Tour price is based on twin share accommodation.
Single rider supplement $270.00 - if you would like us to match you with a fellow rider for twin share accommodation, please advise at time of booking and we will put you in touch with other riders willing to share.
E-Bike optional upgrade to be advised on request.
$1000.00 deposit - non-refundable after 1/6/18
Outstanding balance - 80% refund up to 2/6/18
Outstanding balance - 50% refund up to 15/6/18
Outstanding balance - no refunds after 16/6/18
Capped at: We need a minimum of 7 riders and will take up to 10 riders on the trail. The ride will only proceed if minimum numbers obtained.
8 nights twin share accommodation
Shuttle from Albury Airport to Bright - bikes and people
Luggage transfer to accommodation each night of the trip
Souvenir snood and beanie
En route support by Cycle Away staff Not included:
Single accommodation supplement ($270.00)
Bike hire - price to be confirmed but between $200 and $300
E-Bike optional upgrade
Travel and medical insurance
On-trail food and drink (unless included above and below)
Air fares to/from start and finish locations
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Day 1 - Friday
Departure from Albury airport and shuttle to Bright.
Accommodation in Bright.
Day 2 - Saturday
Explore the township of Bright, including the monthly markets along the Ovens river. The town of Bright has lots to see, including the famous Bright Chocolate Bean & Bar (you can do a chocolate tasting tour) and Bright Brewery. The afternoon is a ride to Wandiligong (12km).
Accommodation in Bright
Day 3 - Sunday (Bright to Myrtleford - 40km)
We cycle to Myrtleford via Porepunkah and Eurobin Station along the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. A short way out of town is our first stop at a lovely rail side café. The day is filled with Bright Berry Farm and Myrtleford Pumpkin Seed Factory as well as lovely scenery.
Accommodation - Myrtleford
Day 4 - Monday (Myrtleford to Beechworth - 31km)
Today we have morning tea at Gapstead winery and continue on to Everton. Beautiful scenery and lovely quiet rail trail. A gradual uphill ride will take us to Beechworth and our accommodation for the night.
Accommodation - Beechworth
Day 5 - Tuesday (Beechworth)
After breakfast at our accommodation, set off to discover Beechworth on foot and by bike. The town has many historic buildings and also stories of Ned Kelly to keep you entertained. It is also the home of Beechworth Honey, the Beechworth Bakery and many other interesting places to visit. A suggested ride is the Gorge Ride - approximately 30 minutes riding will bring great valley views. Beechworth has a number of wonderful cafes you can also explore and "taste test".
Accommodation - Beechworth
Day 6 - Wednesday (Beechworth to Wangaratta - 43km)
Today we have an easy roll back down the hill we climbed on day 4 and another chance to stop at a lovely café in Everton. Our final destination for the day is Wangaratta, a small country town with a lot to offer.
Accommodation in Wangaratta
Day 7 - Thursday (Wangaratta to Milawa - 20km)
A fairly easy ride today, from Wangaratta to Milawa, will provide plenty of wineries and produce venues to visit along the way. We will stop at Sam Miranda Wines, Brown Brothers Winery and Milawa Cheese Factory. There are also olive producers and other interesting places to visit. Your accommodation has a swimming pool if you feel the need for a dip. The evening meal will be provided courtesy of Cycle Away and we are sure you will enjoy the treat.
Accommodation - Milawa
Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 8 - Friday (Milawa to Wangaratta - 20km)
A lovely day riding to finish off our adventure.
Day 9 - Saturday
Train trip to Melbourne and then homeward bound.