Murray to Mountains Rail Trail – Small Group Weekends

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail – Small Group Weekends

Fri - Sun


$ 749

Ride the iconic Murray to Mountains Rail Trail stress free.  Tour de Vines is the only provider of small group, fully guided cycling tours on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail.  This exclusive cycling tour is an all inclusive, small group weekend complete with meals, accommodation, local guide, special wine tastings, gourmet food, luggage transfers and transport.  Group tours depart select weekends from October to May and do book out well in advance. Take the stress out of your weekend away, enjoy this wonderful easy cycling escape in the gourmet North East Victoria region along the famous Murray to Mountains Rail Trail.

Cycling in a small group is great fun!  Make new friends, meet new people or grab a bunch of friends and partners and book a weekend away, knowing that everything is taken care of for you.

This weekend of cycling fun is also great value.  Pretty much everything is included,  with all meals (except 1 dinner) part of your package, 2 nights accomodation, transfers, local guide, support bus, coffee and heaps more.

Our Murray to Mountains Rail Trail group tours also enjoy some extra privileges, including exclusive wine tastings, access to talks from local farm gate producers and more.   The cycling group size is limited to 10 riders plus your guide, so it's small enough to get to know your fellow riders, cycle at your own pace with no pressure and enjoy the ambience of the beautiful scenery and surroundings.

If you're looking to cycle the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail this is the ideal way to enjoy it.  Check the calendar section below to see up to date availability, prices and more.

You can BYO bike or hire from our Trek fleet and yes e-Bikes are available too (see Tour Inclusions below).

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What We Love About This Cycling Tour on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail

  • The food! Your tour includes 1 group dinner, 2 x full breakfasts, 2 x winery gourmet lunches and lots of snacks and tastings in between!
  • The Murray to Mountains Rail Trail itself is a wonderful paved off road cycling path that is a joy to ride
  • The Alpine scenery of North East Victoria
  • The historic town of Beechworth, the small & lovely Myrtleford and famously beautiful Bright, all different and all great places to visit
  • Cycling in a small group, making new friends and enjoying the company of others whilst you cycle, sip, taste and admire the scenery without a care in the world!

What's Included in Your Murray to Mountains Rail Trail cycling Tour:

  • Two (2) x nights 3/3.5 star central accommodation (upgrade is available upon booking subject to availability)
  • 2 x full breakfasts with coffee/tea
  • 2 x gourmet winery lunches
  • 1 x group dinner
  • All produce and wine tastings (including an EXCLUSIVE food & wine tasting at Gaspted Wines)
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • Local qualified, informative guide & on call support if required (although the cycling is pretty easy)
  • Return transfers from Bright back to Beechworth
  • Collection of any purchases you made along the way (yes you can buy wine!!)
  • Environmentally friendly (non plastic) cycling water bottle
  • Lightweight fair trade made cycling t-shirt (our guests love these tees!)

Murray to Mountains Weekend Cycling Tour Dates

This tour departs on select weekend dates.   

Groups are strictly limited to 10 riders and dates do fill up so make sure you choose your preferred date early. 

See the calendar for dates and live availability below. 

Cycling Tour Dates for 2023/24

  • Fri 6th - 8th October 2023
  • Fri 1st - 3rd December 2023
  • Fri 1st - Sun 3rd March 2024
  • Fri  23rd - Sun 25th March 2024 
  • Fri 10th - 12th May 2024

Cycling Tour Dates for 24/25

  • Friday 15th - 17th November 2024
  • Friday 6th - 8th December 2024
  • Friday 28th Feb - 2nd March 2025
  • Friday 21st - 23rd March 2025
  • Friday 9th - 11th May 2025

If you have a group of 6 or more contact us about a private tour, we can do more than 10 on private trips. 

Bike hire is available (can be booked online below or ask for details), as follows*:

Trek FX hybrid $100
Ebike Velectrix Urban $150

*hire bikes come with replace warranty, water bottle holders (cycling water bottle included in tour), rear rack & small pannier bags.

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 and 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.

Meals are included as per the itinerary, and we carefully select the restaurants for cuisine and ambience, and favour those with a strong regional & local flavor where possible. We are happy to arrange for our restaurants to cater for specific dietary requirements and allergies etc. where notified in advance.

Bikes and Equipment
We provide lightweight alloy framed Trek ‘hybrid’ touring bicycles with 24 indexed gears, fully equipped with rear rack, pannier bags and water bottle.  Our guides will generally be on hand to fix punctures and minor mechanical problems.  All bikes are meticulously maintained and we keep a wide range of sizes.  Helmets are available but we always recommend BYO ifyou can, and sizing and fit is quite personal;  Electric assist bikes are also be available.

Guides and Backup
You have the services of a local guide cycling with you. A support bus carries all luggage and will always be available for anyone at any point during the day. If for instance you want to take a day off the bike, or if a particular day seems a little hard, the bus will take you for as long or as little as you wish it to. The guides are enthusiastic experts on the local area and will be able to sort out any problems or special requests that you might have.


"We had an absolutely great time...I have been raving about it at work and passed on your details.  Thank you so much for having us on the tour, and we are looking forward to next year".
Kathy Oct 23

“Just wanted to say thanks for organising a wonderful tour over the weekend.  We had a fabulous time and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Overall a fabulous trip”.
Terry Jan 23

Itinerary at a Glance

Make your way to Beechworth (3+ hours north east of Melbourne). Train or Albury transfer available.

Meet your guide and fellow travellers at our fun group dinner. 

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail tour map

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