Tour de Great Victorian Rail Trail Guided Labour Day Weekend

Tour de Great Victorian Rail Trail Guided Labour Day Weekend

4 Days



Ride the iconic Great Victorian Rail Trail from end to end on an exclusive guided tour over the Labor Day March 2025 long weekend. Take all the stress out of your bike holiday and ride in the comfort of knowing you are fully supported throughout your trip.   Bikes, transfers, accommodation, unique dining experiences, luggage moves and of course the support of our expert local guide.  All you need to do is ride, admire the views and soak up the relaxed country ambience on this wonderful long weekend getaway.

This exclusive cycling tour starts on Friday 7th March 2025 and includes 3 nights accommodation, breakfasts, a special dinner experience and a winery lunch to finish, plus luggage moves, local guide and support vehicle with the option to BYO or hire bikes.  Transfers back to Mansfield at the end of your ride are also included.  When you add up the inclusions it's a great value holiday.

The group size is strictly limited to 10 riders, plus your guide and support driver.  From years of experience we know this is the ideal number to ensure everyone enjoys this exclusive cycling tour.

Starting in Mansfield the Great Victorian Rail Trail rolls to Tallarook, with a diversion to Alexandra.  The rail trail itself is a lovely wide path with a gravel surface and a delight to ride.   Sweeping rural views, the charming towns of Yea and Alexandra, with character pubs and great food and wine treats.

We have pre booked all the accommodation for the Labour Day Long Weekend in March 2025 so it's the perfect long weekend escape.  Simply arrive in Mansfield and we do the rest.

What You Will Love on this Great Victorian Rail Trail Guided Cycling Tour

  • Enjoy hassle‑free cycling on the dedicated cycle path on the Great Victorian Rail Trail
  • Rolling views of mountains, lakes and rivers
  • Services of a local experienced cycling guide plus support vehicle throughout
  • Sample the excellent local foods and wines of North East Victoria
  • The fun, social atmosphere of our small groups which are always a good time (especially with our hilarious tour guides, just ask them!). 

What's Included in your Great Victorian Rail Trail Guided Long Weekend Tour

This tour is great value. 

We are local to the region (based in Beechworth) so the bikes, the buses and drivers are us and we don't outsource any of this.  This results in lower costs and we pass these savings on to you. 

Here is what's included in your Great Victorian Rail Trail tour package:

  • 3 Night accommodation (3-3.5* motel or boutique style hotels with ensuites) over the March long weekend. 
  • Enjoy 3 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners & 1 winery Lunch
  • Services of a local experienced cycling guide plus support vehicle throughout
  • Visit historic towns and villages and enjoy the charm of Mansfield 
  • Cycle through Victoria’s longest rail trail tunnel, the historic Cheviot Tunnel 
  • Tour kit with maps, printed itinerary, luggage tags
  • Environmentally friendly cycling water bottle
  • Fair trade lightweight cycling t-shirt
  • Bikes available for hire: Trek Dual Sport or Velectrix Urban E-bikes (step through and cross bar) in various sizes. 

Bikes can be booked online and are priced as follows:

  • Trek Dual Sport with front suspension, rear rack, pannier, water bottles & helmet included for $150
  • Velectrix Urban e-bike with rear rack, pannier, water bottles & helmet included for $300 

This exclusive cycling tour on the Great Victorian Rail Trail runs over the Labour Day holiday weekend, being 7th to 10th March 2025. 

Places are strictly limited to 10 riders per departure plus your tour guide and support driver.  

Accommodation will be:
Bonnie Doon: Bonnie Doon Hotel/Motel
Alexandra: The Alexandra Motor Inn
Yea: Peppercorn Hotel

See the calendar below for prices and live availability. 

You can BYO your bike or hire from our fleet of quality Trek hardtail MTBs or easy to ride E-Bikes (prices also listed online via calendar below). 

Small Group Trips
Our small group fully guided tours are...well, awesome!  We always receive rave reviews on these trips and this is because our guides are amazing and our guests always get along and have so many common interests.   Your guide and support driver do everything for you (almost everything!) and so your holiday is completely stress free.   

Quality Accredited Tourism Business
Tour de Vines is a Quality Tourism Accredited tour operator.   You can be confident our equipment and service standards will meet your expectations. 

Trusted Operator
Tour de Vines has been running tours in since 2002 and has been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023 and is now a Hall of Fame inductee. You can be assured we are a quality operator and want nothing more than for you to have an amazing travel experience.

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Itinerary at a Glance

Arrive Mansfield.  Meet & greet for last minute assistance & bike collection (if required) and ride to Bonnie Doon. Dinner in Bonnie Doon.  Overnight. 

Cycling 21kms

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