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Murray to Mountains Rail Trail

Apex Park, Parfitt Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
+61 3 5728 1012
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Beechworth to Milawa Self-Guided Food- and Wine-Tasting Bike Tour
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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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Apex Park, Parfitt Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
+61 3 5728 1012
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

See some of north east Victoria's beautiful scenery on the ride from Wangaratta to Bright on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. From the flat beginning in Wangaratta, though to the hilly terrain around Myrtleford, and then onto flatter land heading to Bright, the ride...More

Thank PJW1970
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a wonderful ride over several days. Our route was Wangaratta- Beechworth- Milawa- Myrtleford and Bright. We carried our clothes in panniers and stayed in motels or cabins. The path is in excellent condition. It is relatively flat except with a 15 km uphill...More

1  Thank david492282
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Rode the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail on the ANZAC Day long weekend with Snowy River Cycling (see separate review). Meeting at Wangaratta, we bused to Bright and then had a short rode (31kms) to Myrtleford for an overnight stay. Day 2 (51Kms, including side...More

Thank Damon C
Reviewed 22 April 2016

wang to beechworth to myrtleford to bright to gapsted - about 160 km over 3 days riding - travelled with some much more energetic cyclists but paced myself for a successful (but fast) ride that I could recommend - accom and food options extensive (at...More

Thank macdee_don
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Our group of 9 adults, aged 54-62, broke the Rail Trail up into 3 sections as most of the group were only social or very occasional riders. All of us made the distance quite comfortably, as we organised our rides to avoid the big hill...More

1  Thank Jill140762
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We were married in Bright recently and decided to ride the Rail Trail for our honeymoon. We booked accommodation in advance in each town and had a marvelous time riding from B & B to winery to cafe and stopping wherever it pleased us. The...More

Thank juliasQ716RV
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Travelled several of the routes with a group of over 50's. All coped quite well even on the more difficult rides.

Thank KenyDe75
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We did this section only but would highly recommend more…. it is amazing. Vast well made tracks for bikes and walkers, going for miles. We saw kangaroos and an echidna. Flat so good for families.

Thank cyclistswife
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Travelled the Corowa to Rutherglen section (9 kms one way) and back - it is very flat with mostly bitumen all the way. Can get a little monotonous unless you divert and check out some of the wineries along the way. Be careful though as...More

Thank Yackandandah
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely easy ride down from Beechworth to Everton and then pretty flat to Myrtleford. About 42km. We took a small amount of things in panniers for a night at a motel in Myrtleford. Day 2 we rode from Myrtleford to Bright, once again...More

5  Thank MrsF37yrs
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Response from Ruth D | Reviewed this property |
I liked the way we did it, Wangaratta to Bright, as you do the nicest section last. We went via Milawa, having driven to Beechworth for some cycling around there on a separate day. We did it in two days, staying a night in... More

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