This cycle, in beautiful green southern Gippsland, is perfect for a weekend getaway. This two day, two night tour allows you to escape the city and relax, at your pace.

Start the tour in Melbourne where you will board the prebooked coach to Gippsland. Leave Southern Cross Railway Station from the bay right next to the SkyBus. The ride is two hours. You will love the views along the way. They will meet you off the coach and take you to Alkira Garden Studios, your accommodation for the night.

At the end of your tour, you will be collected you in time for the return coach to Melbourne Southern Cross or to return you to your car. No need to rush or feel pressured. They are here to make sure your getaway is just as relaxing (or challenging) as you want it to be.

Days of operation:
  • We start this tour on any day of the year. There are no minimum numbers required. You will take the prebooked coach from Melbourne and we will collect you from the Leongatha coach stop for your first nights accommodations. We will fit you with bikes and you will be ready to start in the morning. We will ensure you are finished intime for your trip back to Melbourne at the end of your getaway.

Tour highlights:
  • Great Southern Getaway Unwind 32km
    Cycle the Great Southern Rail Trail Leongatha to Fish Creek or Foster and enjoy two relaxing days on the trail. Love the arty foodie towns along the way and stop for a coffee, relax over lunch and love the green scenery. Stay at the great little town of Meeniyan recently voted the best country town of Gippsland.
  • Great Southern Getaway Complete 72km
    Complete the rail Trail from Leongatha to Port Welshpool and enjoy the whole historical journey ending at the historic port with views across Quiet Corner to Snake island. Enjoy the small town of Fish Creek, described as 'Unusually Arty' with its five art galleries, Alison Lester Bookshop (yes she lives close by) and stunning art deco Fishy Pub. Love the fresh food, wines, breakfasts and scenery as you cycle this traffic free route.
  • Great Southern Getaway Grand Ridge upto 160km
    Australian Cycling Holidays use the Rail Trail as a great way to step off into the hinterland and climb the hills to the fantastic temperate rain forests of the Grand Ridge Road. Or you can pedal to Agnes falls and along Ameys track. All are fun journeys with lots of challenge for those who like a hill climb or three.

Australian Cycling Holidays specialises in self-guided, fully supported, cycling holidays close by Melbourne in the beautiful Bass Coast and Gippsland.

Cycle at your pace. Start and stop when you like. Accommodation, luggage transfers, Trek Bicycles, roadside assist included. Enjoy fabulous country scenery and quiet roads and paths. Cyclewayz app and maps for Navigation.

Australian Cycling Holidays offer cycling journeys, suitable for families, single cyclists, couples or groups, including:

Bass Coast and Beyond is a popular tour with a mix of coastal and country scenery, towns and tastes.

During the Great Southern Getaway, pedal the Great Southern Rail Trail or explore the hills. Weekend markets abound. Family friendly.

The Wild Coast Rolling Country is a great mix of hills, valleys, trails and roads.

South Gippsland Rail Trails, enjoy the scenic journey through little old country towns with great cafes, all on cycle paths and rail trails.

At Melbourne Breakout, start in Melbourne and pedal to the rolling hills of Gippsland. Past distilleries, breweries and markets.

The Grand Gippsland starts in Melbourne and travels through Gippsland to Marlo where the Snowy River meets the sea.

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