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Address: Apex Park, Parfitt Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
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Australia's premier rail trail offers more than 100km of scenic, sealed,...

Australia's premier rail trail offers more than 100km of scenic, sealed, off-road bike trail in North East Victoria. Starting in Wangaratta, the rail trail connects culinary villages including Milawa, Beechworth, Rutherglen, Bright and Myrtleford. Discover the diverse landscape of the High Country region - from natural bushland to open farmland, fertile valleys and some of Australia's most spectacular mountain ranges. The rail trail meanders alongside clear rivers, vineyards, hops, orchards and groves, with plentiful food, wine and craft beer experiences dotted along the way.

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Amazing ride with great mates

Easy and superbly sceanic. Signage abit lacking in places - especially on return into Wangaratta. The names of some attractions on the route could also have been improved on signs... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy and superbly sceanic. Signage abit lacking in places - especially on return into Wangaratta. The names of some attractions on the route could also have been improved on signs - very small printing on a bigger sign which was all about pathway etiquette meant the name if the place was easy to miss. Pathways very well maintained. Great easy... More 

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Bangalow, Australia
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 11 of us from NSW rode this trail. We also did some side trips and stayed a night in Myrtleford. Bus-a-bike took us and our bikes back to Wangaratta. Although quite cold, Autumn is such a beautiful time. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Ruth D
Newport, Australia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to get the kids out and do the ride to Everton on the rail trail. It was so much fun. We enjoyed jumping on and off the trail to do parts of the flame trees single track along the way too. It took us an hour and a half. My 7 year old did start... More 

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Thank roskocurtin
Coombabah, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I rode the trail from Myrtleford to Bright and found it was excellent. Quite suitable for road bikes also

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Thank phetherington
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is suitable for people of all fitness levels as you can do it in small stages at your own pace. There's plenty of resting points for walkers and cyclists but bring your own water. There are ample places to purchase food every 8 to 10k as long as you are not looking for gourmet choices. The only downside is... More 

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Thank Graham B
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I rode the Beechworth spur branch and loved it. He is a much stronger rider than I am so he drove our car from Beechworth to Everton Station, rode the 19km steady uphill leg back again, then collected me from the Lake Sambell Caravan Park in Beechworth for the downhill journey back to the car. The entire... More 

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Thank Jude D
Wangaratta, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a wonderful bike ride. We did the Bright to Wangaratta with overnight at Mytrleford. The bike track on both trails was excellent. Great stop off's on the way. I can't say enough about this attraction. Great way to exercise with seeing the Alpine sights.

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Thank jenkr2016
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Cycled from Bright to Wangaratta, via Beechworth, with my family and would highly recommend the trip, especially in better weather!

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Dunkeld, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We - mum and four kids aged 5,7,9 & 11 - spent seven days doing the rail trail, staying in Wangaratta then Everton, Beechworth, Myrtleford to Porepunkah. We intended to camp along the way, but cabins were infinitely more comfortable after a hard days ride, and not that much more expensive in most places. The highlights were: Beechworth (accommodation, eateries,... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

27 December 2015 I rode this trail as a solo rider over three days and it was just lovely. I had minimal preparation for the ride and was a bit nervous that I wouldnt make it - but it was fine! I rode Wangaratta - Myrtleford the fist day - a very pleasant ride that was a great introduction. The... More 

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