Best Bike Rides in Regional Victoria
Regional Victoria is a wonderful place to explore by bike. Many rides are on rail trails that make particularly good cycle routes as gradients are limited. If you live in Melbourne or a country town cycling is an excellent way to escape from the urban environment into the countryside.
This is a selection of the cycling trails out there. They are mainly off road and are suitable for riders of all abilities who regularly get on their bikes.
Please select from the regions
When doing any of the rides listed on this website it is recommended you check trail conditions, train services and any other relevant factors before starting the ride.
South Eastern Victoria
Including towns such as Bairnsdale, Healesville, Leongatha, Morwell, Omeo, Traralgon, Sale, Warburton, Warragul and Wonthaggi, the south eastern part of Victoria offers the opportunity to cycle in lush landscapes and along pristine coastlines.
- Lilydale Wandin
To find out more about the location of this ride see Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
- Kilcunda Inverloch Adventure
To find out more about the location of this ride see Gippsland .
South Western Victoria
With a wide variety of countryside, coast and towns to explore the south west is a must see destination for cyclists. It ranges from Hamilton to Portland and Warrnambool, from Ararat and Ballarat to Bacchus Marsh and Daylesford and from Colac to Geelong and Torquay.
- Bellarine Peninsula (South Geelong, 40km return, 2 days)
- Geelong Adventure (South Geelong, 29km circuit)
- The Barwon River (South Geelong, 16km circuit)
See Geelong & the Bellarine to find out more about the location of these rides.
North Eastern Victoria
With great scenery and excellent rail trails, some of the best cycling trails in Victoria is to be had in North East Victoria. The region includes towns such as Benalla, Bright, Kyabram, Mansfield, Shepparton, Wangaratta, Wodonga, Yea and Yarrawonga.
- Beechworth Myrtleford (Beechworth to Myrtleford, 42km)
- Bright Wandiligong Wander (Bright, 11km return)
- Bright to Red Stag Deer Farm (Bright, (41km return)
- The Buckland Valley (Porepunkah, 26km return)
- Milawa (Wangaratta to Milawa, 18km)
See Victoria's High Country to find out more about this region.