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Melbourne: 1-Day Mountain Biking Adventure with Lunch

Product ID: 282227
Spend the day exploring the north west region of Melbourne on an exciting mountain bike adventure. Immerse yourself in the countryside, have fun, and put your biking skills to the test on a selection of well maintained trails. Lunch and bike are included.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
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Live tour guide
English

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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a fun day out while breathing fresh country air, exploring some fantastic trails, and testing your fitness
  • Escape the city and discover the surrounding countryside forests
  • Dine at the award winning Holgate Brewhouse for lunch
Full description
Escape the busy city of Melbourne and head north to Woodend and the handmade trails of the Wombat State Forest. Weave through the trees and breathe in the crisp countryside air as you ride along this well-established, 17 km trail. Follow your guides along the circuit, embarking on a few exciting challenges along the way that will put your biking skills to the test.

Once you’ve built up an appetite, head to Holgate’s Brewhouse for lunch. Home to an incredible beer range that is all brewed on-site, the brewery is the perfect location to relax after a hectic morning of biking and refuel for an afternoon of fun. Take it easy on the beer though, as the best riding is yet to come!

After lunch, bike the 35-minute journey along the Calder Highway to the township of Harcourt, just outside the gold mining town of Bendigo. Spend a few hours biking along the 34 km of green, blue, and black trails, which have received millions of dollars of regeneration in recent years, producing the very best tracks and trails for all levels of skill and fitness.

After 4 hours of riding, a fantastic lunch, and a memorable adventure, it’s time to return to Melbourne, arriving in the city around 6pm.
Includes
  • 4 hours of guided mountain biking
  • 2 mountain bike trail locations
  • Lunch at Holgate’s Brewhouse (beer at own risk)
  • Bike hire (Giant hardtail with front suspension)
  • Australian standards approved helmet
  • Pickup and drop-off Melbourne CBD hotels
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks for lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Please bring, comfortable clothing for exercise, a light jacket, comfortable footwear, cycling shoes and pedals if you wish to use them, a water bottle, and a backpack
• Your guides will carry the required gear for simple bike repairs and general maintenance including spare tubes should you need them. The bikes are well maintained Giant Hardtail bikes with front suspension from Woodend Cycles
• You will be required to sign a waiver to participate. Mountain biking is an adventurous sport and the local operator expects you will ride within your limits. The local operator cannot accept responsibility for the decisions you make on the bike. It is advised that you take out travel insurance and/or have ambulance cover in case something goes wrong. You can never be too careful
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