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Murray to Mountains Rail Trail

Apex Park, Parfitt Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
+61 3 5728 1012
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Beechworth to Milawa Self-Guided Food- and Wine-Tasting Bike Tour
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“rail trail” (28 reviews)
“everton” (20 reviews)
“myrtleford” (27 reviews)
Apex Park, Parfitt Road, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
+61 3 5728 1012
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Easy and superbly sceanic. Signage abit lacking in places - especially on return into Wangaratta. The names of some attractions on the route could also have been improved on signs - very small printing on a bigger sign which was all about pathway etiquette meant...More

Thank Parf2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 11 of us from NSW rode this trail. We also did some side trips and stayed a night in Myrtleford. Bus-a-bike took us and our bikes back to Wangaratta. Although quite cold, Autumn is such a beautiful time. Highly recommend it.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to get the kids out and do the ride to Everton on the rail trail. It was so much fun. We enjoyed jumping on and off the trail to do parts of the flame trees single track along the way...More

Thank roskocurtin
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I rode the trail from Myrtleford to Bright and found it was excellent. Quite suitable for road bikes also

Thank phetherington
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is suitable for people of all fitness levels as you can do it in small stages at your own pace. There's plenty of resting points for walkers and cyclists but bring your own water. There are ample places to purchase food every 8 to...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 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...More

Thank Jude D
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...More

Thank jenkr2016
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
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,...More

6  Thank Escapeeee
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 -...More

8  Thank KazAndcharlie
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Reta B
As a 58 year old couple we would like to ride from Wangaratta to Bright. If we leave the car at Wangaratta how do we get back with our bikes four days later.Would like to ride about 50kms per day.Stay the night somewhere.Is there a bus or private company available to do this?
4 October 2016|
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Response from Escapeeee | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rita B We recently did the trail but arranged for the car to be picked up by family. Others on the trip recommended the Bike Bus, through North East Coachlines. Worth a google.
Hi there. We are a family of 4 looking to do the murray to mountains rail trial the week before Christmas, this year. I am hoping we could get some advice on a few things 1.Is it really hot at this time of year? we have two children aged 8 and 12. We wnat it to be fun! 2. Where is the best place to start. We thought maybe Day 1 Beechworth- Wang Day 2 Wang to Mytlerford Day 3 Mytelford to Bright. Or are best getting the bus back to Beechworth Day 1 and the heading to Mytleford from Beechworth? This just seemed like a lot of messing about with transfers? 3. If we stay at beechowrth where are able to leave the car? Thanks so much
8 September 2016|
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Response from david492282 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The week before Xmas is risk- it could be hot or it could be very pleasant. My experience is that January and February are the hot months and December's average max are 25-29 degrees depending where you are on the rail... More
Hi I'm planning a family bike ride in late November from Wangarratta to Bright for 8 adults mostly experienced bike riders (or at least hopefully will be by then!) Commencing Saturday morning and completing ride Sunday. Day 1. Wangarratta to Myrtleford with a coffee stop somewhere half way. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Continue on to Myrtleford for lunch, again suggestions for here too. Day 2. Myrtleford to Bright with a coffee stop halfway at Porpunkah railway cafe. We will be staying in Bright and accommodation is booked. If there is any companies that provide a bike carrying service between Bright and Wangarratta this would be helpful too. It's a shame the bus company doesn't operate on weekends. Thanks for any advice you can provide. Regards Val
16 July 2016|
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Response from Jill140762 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, We used Geoff Scott from Bus a Bike ph 0409806458 when we rode the Rail Trail in April. He was reliable, flexible and easy to deal with. I think it worked out to be about $12 pp to transport 8 adults + bikes from... More