With breathtaking scenery, quiet country roads, alpine ascents, a host of MTB tracks and trails and happy-to-help locals, Victoria’s North East is a cyclists paradise. With such a wide range of riding options, this part of the world is the ideal holiday destination for cyclists of all types and abilities. Enjoy the mountains in summer where the air is so much cooler and soak up the sun’s warmth during blue sky days in winter.
Victoria’s North East is a road-riding paradise! Breathtaking scenery, quiet country roads, alpine ascents, happy-to-help locals and an action-packed events calendar. With such a wide range of riding options, this part of the world is THE ideal holiday destination for avid road cyclists.
Enjoy the mountains in summer where the air is so much cooler and soak up the sun’s warmth during blue sky days in winter. Every ride you choose will reward you with buckets-full of crisp clean air, long-reaching vistas and a challenge (in just the right proportions). If you like a challenge be sure to put the 7 Peaks on your bucket list.
Harrietville to Bright & Back (Road)
48kms - Highway riding up the Great Alpine Road and back. It’s a scenic ride uphill from Bright to Harrietville and a very pleasant descent back. Check out the spectacular views of Mt. Feathertop at the Germantown lookout just east of the Tawonga Gap turnoff. There are plenty of places for a meal, or maybe a coffee in Harrietville.
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Mountain Biking - MTB
Harrietiville has a host of tracks and trails for mountain bike enthusiasts. This is the chance to really experience why the locals who ride choose to call this part of the world home. They will share their secrets with enthusiasm, and invite you to experience their treats with open arms. Be sure to ask where the best trails are and you will leave with a truly unforgettable experience!
East Ovens River Track (MTB)
13km - Formed track with some obstacles and gentle hills. Sign posted.
Starting at the Tronah Dredge, the track runs east of the Bon Accord Track along the Ovens River. Follow the east branch until the end and return the way you came. Please note there are river crossings along the track.