Benalla & Winton Wetlands
Ride across Kelly country with the wind in your hair and a belly full of gourmet delights. Located just two hours from Melbourne by road, Benalla and the Winton Wetlands region is the ideal spot for the cycling enthusiast, the weekend warrior, or for those just after a dose of fresh country air.
Hit the tarmac and challenge yourself on one of the many road cycling events around Benalla, including the Benalla Better Bike Hike and regular rides organised by the Benalla Bike Hub. Mountain bike riders will find plenty of places to get the heart racing in the Mount Samaria State Park, Reef Hills State Park and Warby Ovens National Park.
If you prefer a slower pace, just climb on your treddly and explore great local wineries, pubs, markets and farm gates around the area. Peddle out to the Swan Pool Cinema or learn about the Ned Kelly myth on the Kelly Touring Route, a gentle cycle around the Benalla Ned Kelly sites.
The Winton Wetlands
Cycle on through the Winton Wetlands, which boasts more than 3000 hectares of wetlands surrounded by substantial areas of red gum and box grassy woodlands. It's the perfect place to stop on the way to the Glenrowan Wine Region, Thoona or on towards Wangaratta and the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail.
Visit the local visitor information centre for specific information, tips, maps and cycling ideas for groups, individuals or the whole family.
Discover Victoria's road riding paradise on a cycling trip across the High Country. Pick a place and be guaranteed myriad road riding opportunities.