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Address: Apex Park, Parfitt Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
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+61 3 5728 1012

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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Beechworth to Everton - a downhill dream!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jude D
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Jude D
Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

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

1 Thank Maura M
Dunkeld, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

6 Thank Escapeeee
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

6 Thank KazAndcharlie
Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 really does offer something for everyone. It's generally suitable for all levels of riders, and... More 

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Newcastle Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 on the spur to Beechworth (but a great downhill the next day to rejoin the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 trips) was the most demanding with the 16km climb from Everton Station to Beechworth -... More 

Thank Damon C
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 major centres)

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 up to Beechworth. We used Geoff at Bus & Bike on all 3 days -... More 

1 Thank Jill140762

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