Our top choices for the best Australia bike tours appeal to the traveler looking for an out of the ordinary vacation to explore the lightly traveled back roads for fantastic scenery, camaraderie, and some fun oriented exercise with the convenience and expertise of a guide.
The bike tours are all guided tours and chosen for adult travelers of all ages who who want set their own pace, yet want the expertise and convenience of a guided tour.
The Bike tour operators, when listed , will set the pace to the groups or to the individual cyclists ability who want to take it slower or add on more strenuous side routes. The guide leads small groups of 8- 12 cyclists in a support van to assist and guide the group. The tour operator provides the bikes, overnight accommodations, luggage transfers, and other amenities. Please note we have no affiliation with the bike tour operators and receive no commissions from our recommendations.
Australia bike tours are noted for their total outdoor experience with bush tent camping, kangaroos, gorges, wineries, and 4 wheel drives.
The Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
This 243-kilometer (160 mile) road along Australia's south-eastern coast is noted as one of the world's most scenic routes along the rugged cliffs, surf beaches, the iconic 12 Apostles, lighthouses, waterfalls, bush, and more. Global Adventure Guide offers a six day bike tour for the moderate to advanced cyclist, with optional cycling distances scheduled to cater for each level of experience. This allows more time for sight seeing and enjoying the attractions of the Great Ocean Road for those who wish to immerse themselves in the region. The support vehicle is always at hand if you need a break. You'll stay in comfortable motels and hotels throughout, with breakfasts, lunches and snacks provided. In the evenings we'll usually gather over dinner and reflect on our day's adventures.
Global Adventure Guide
+64 (0)3 982 9933
Or Freephone: New Zealand: 0800 829 933 Australia: 1800 090 635 USA: 800 732 0861
West Coast Tasmania
Experience the wilderness along the diverse terrain with ever-changing scenery taking in Tasmania's most famous mountain (Cradle Mountain), its charming coastal town of Strahan, Montezuma Falls and its beautiful lake. Lake St Clair. Many of the country roads in Tasmania have a low volume of traffic, and are ideal for cycling. Take a coastal route and cycle past some of the island's most popular beaches and wildlife spottings.
True Tasmania Cycling Tours offers a variety of itineraries for different levels and trip durations.
True Tasmania Cycling Tours
Telephone 0448 626 766
This 11 room boutique hotel, built in 1847, has been recently restored to showcase its original glory and including 5 star luxuries such as 100 sq/ft glass conservatory with under floor heating throughout, a fine dining restaurant and extensive wine cellar.
Swan River Trail
Starting point: Perth, Western Australia
Perth has excellent bike paths and fantastic weather almost all year round which makes it perfect for cycling.
There are several options you can choose from. Try a self guided Swan Valley and Wine trail route. This ride runs over gentle terrain for 30km where you can experience a scenic route of wineries, breweries, and rolling hills. the flat path will take you west along the bank of the serene Swan River. It takes you the limestone cliffs at the edge of Kings Park. Continue on to the Old Swan brewery, Matilda Bay, and a long stretch of yacht clubs. Take to route that ascends up from the river to Jutland Parade and the elaborate mansions. Continue west to Cottesloe, where you will take in a beautiful beach . Not only is Cottesloe one of Perth's finest beaches, it's also a village hub to many shops and cafes. Heading back through Claremont takes you to the western end of Kings Park. The gentle down hill run takes you back to the starting point in Perth.
Alternately you can book a guided tour. Pedal OZ offers bicycle tours around Perth and the Swan Valley.
Pedal OZ Bicycle Tours
Perth 6913 Western Australia
Phone: 08 9387 7403
Perth, Western Australia
This value priced 63 room hotel is adjacent to Kings Park, overlooking the Swan River, and a short distance from the center of Perth
Uluru and Red Centre
Experience the out back at its best with a journey into the physical and spiritual heart of Australia's Outback. Australia's Red Centre is the heart of Outback Australia where you find Uluru, Australia's most famous rock monolith, and the town of Alice Springs. Uluru, which used to be better known as Ayers Rock, is an iconic image of Outback where ancient landforms rise from red desert sands. The sealed road from the Stuart Highway makes for a pleasant & relatively easy cycle tour.
Ayers Rock, Yulara, Northern Territory Australia
This is a unique 15 tent luxurious, eco-sensitive resort at the gateway of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. here you can experience luxury and private views of the sun rising and setting over Uluru (Ayers Rock). Venture to Uluru and Kata Tjuta and you are exposed to an expansive living cultural landscape which very few are able to experience. They offer an intimate three-course dinner served under a glittering canopy of stars.
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