Cycle through amazing countryside and wonderful old towns to the spectacular coast and then back through historic old settlements on quiet roads through the rolling green hills of Gippsland.

This five day and four night tour takes you on a wonderful journey to all parts of the Anderson wild cattle run set up by Anderson in the 1830’s. The scenery is amazing and varied. It has everything from old historic settlements to wonderful mountains to foodie towns to small hamlets sitting right on the beach. You will love the journey from the rolling country to the wild Bass coast.

You have five days cycling, averaging around 40 kilometers each day, with an option to do some or all of the George Bass Coastal Walk which starts at Kilcunda with its fantastic views, amazing headlands and protected coves. You have plenty of time to swim at the beaches, stop in cafes, stay in old country towns, cycle through reserves, sample local produce, beers and whiskies, explore museums or simply relax. Every day is different.

You can look forward to friendly accommodation each night alongside the beach or in lovely, quiet, country towns. You are assured of a warm welcome each night.

Days of operation:
  • This tour leaves every day. Book early for holiday periods.

Tour highlights:
  • Loch Village
    Loch Village is a thriving community with cosy cafes, charming curios, antique stores and the Loch distillery. The village is set back from the highway amongst colourful cottage gardens that spill out cheekily onto the street. Loch Village hosts some of the best festivals and events in Gippsland including the Loch Village Food and Wine Festival which is presented over the Queen's Birthday long weekend in June.
  • The Wild Deserted Beaches of Bass Coast
    Enjoy riding across the Bunurong Coast along the Cliff Road which is perfect for cycling. Explore the caves of Caves Beach, love the little coves, the cliffs and see Eagles Nest sitting out in the ocean on the rock shelves.
  • Kernot Food and Wine Store
    The Kernot Food and Wine Store is a beautiful heritage store built in 1911 nestled in the hills of South Gippsland. Open from Thursday through Sunday, the licenced restaurant offers woodfired pizzas, homemade pies and sweets, breakfast and a lunch menu with local wines and other local produce available for purchase. It is a favorite of local cyclists.
  • The little seaside hamlet of Inverloch
    Inverloch is a lovely little hamlet built on the entrance of Andersons Inlet. Explore the many boardwalks and coastal trails to discover the town's beautiful natural surroundings. Wander down the kid-friendly Screw Creek Nature Walk to explore the marshlands, which lead to gorgeous views of Anderson Inlet.
  • Great Southern Rail Trail
    The Great Southern Rail Trail winds its way 72 km through South Gippsland. On the way you will take in spectacular vistas of rich farmland, lush rainforest, Wilsons Promontory and Corner Inlet. There are many lovely towns with art galleries, cafes, a cidery and lots of wonderful local produce. Time your tour to come when the markets are on.
  • Country roads with sweeping views
    Riding the rolling back country roads is such fun. the take you on an exhilarating tour through the scenery with climbs and sweeping downhills. The views are wonderful.

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.

Loch, Victoria, 3945

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