With a ride to suit every cyclist, Victoria's High Country is recognised as Australia's premium cycling destination. Pedal Victoria's spectacular Alpine ascents, flow along singletrack and world-class downhill mountain bike trails, or slow it down to visit local wineries, breweries and farm gates on a delightful and delicious rail trail ride.
Ride High Country
Tackle the 7 Peaks Ride, an at-your-own-pace cycling challenge, running each year from October to April. Traverse winding mountain roads, and take in the spectacular views at the top of Victoria's seven Alpine peaks. Ride independently or join one of the many 7 Peaks tour operators. No registration needed – simply choose your dates and plan your route. Ride one peak, or challenge yourself to all seven.
A relaxed degree of difficulty
The region has breathtakingly beautiful rail trails for scenic meandering. Head out on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, High Country Rail Trail or the Great Victorian Rail Trail.
Arm yourself with a map and some mates on a Pedal to Produce cycling routes Get on your bike to discover local producers in Bright, Wandiligong, Rutherglen and Milawa, filling your basket with gourmet cheeses, fresh berries, wine and olives along the way.
The High Country is mountain biking's new frontier, home to half of Victoria's recognised mountain bike tracks, from cross-country routes for all abilities to singletrack and flow trails. Work your way through the seven purpose-built mountain bike parks in the region.
Bright's Mystic Mountain Bike Park will keep you busy navigating almost 100 kilometres of singletrack through pine forest, while Falls Creek links to Mount Beauty via the Flowtown Trail. Head up to Mount Buller and test your endurance on the EPIC trail, a world-class course acknowledged by the International Mountain Biking Association. Don't forget the Flame Trees in Beechworth (designed by the World Trail crew) or Yackandandah's singletrack paradise at Yack Tracks.