Cycling the Trail
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
Nicholson River from the Trail

East Gippsland Rail Trail Cycle Tour

Tour operated by: Snowy River Cycling

Address: 18 Nicholson Street, Orbost, Victoria 3888

Mobile: 0428 556 088  


Cycle the East Gippsland Rail Trail with Snowy River Cycling. It is a traffic free cycle and walking trail that stretches for nearly 100 kilometres through serene forests and farmlands.

Snowy River Cycling supplies a full package of services along the trail, including bike hire, luggage transfer, accommodation and return transport for riders and bikes.

Bike hire comes with the peace of mind of knowing provided by a 'bike guarantee'. If you have any bike breakdowns other than a flat tyre Snowy River Cycling will repair or replace your bike on the trail.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Per person per day

Rail trail package includes bike hire, luggage transfer, accommodation and return transport. The total price will depend on the number of days ridden, number of people in the group and level of accommodation chosen.


Payment methods accepted

Cheque  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

Payment for Snowy Discovery Rides (self guided day rides) is due on the day of your ride. Payment for multi day, self guided rail trail cycle tours is due one month prior to tour, or at time of booking if booking less than one month prior to your tour. If you cancel your trip more than one month prior to departure, your tour fee less non refundable 20 per cent deposit will be refunded. Less than one month but more than one week 50 per cent of your tour fee will be refunded. No refund if cancelled within one week of tour start date.

Days of operation

Daily departures year round.

Departure details: 01/04/14 - 30/06/15

Tour starting location

Bairnsdale, EG Rail Trail western end

Tour highlights


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Mode of transport

  • Bicycle


  • Mountain biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Farm/Station


  • Sports


  • Public transport


  • English

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.

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.

Other tours by this operator

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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

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