Snowy River Cycling is waiting to share with you one of the best kept cycle touring secrets in Australia: the crumpled green bottom right hand corner of Australia that is East Gippsland.
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The diverse region ranges from high alpine meadows studded by snow gums, deep river gorges, rainforest, wild rivers to a coastline populated by more seals than people.
The East Gippsland Rail Trail traverses the region, offering superb cycling following a former railway line through forests and farmland for nearly 100 kilometres from Bairnsdale to Orbost, linking the Gippsland Lakes with the Snowy River.
Snowy River Cycling Self Guided Rail Trail tours allow you to explore the area at your own time and pace. Snowy River Cycling will tailor a journey for you of two to four days or more, providing you with a bike, helmet and day bag, book your accommodation, transfer your luggage and arrange your return transport, as well as providing maps and information to make your journey more enjoyable.
If you just want a short bike, for half a day or just a couple of hours, the 'Snowy River Day Rides' allow you to explore the rich farmland and stunning views from mountains to sea around the Snowy River at its journeys end, near Orbost in East Gippsland. All gear is supplied: bicycle, helmet, maps and advice to ensure a superb days cycling, whether you just want a gentle pedal, or a longer more challenging ride.
Guided tours take you through the more remote places in the region, on tours of up to six days that may explore from high Alpine meadows to a wild coastline, or follow quiet back roads along peaceful rivers.
Over peak holiday times guided one day rides are offered to rarely visited gems of the Far East Gippsland landscape.