Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia

Touring on Two Wheels

At Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia, we are all about discovering and exploring Australia's beautiful wine regions.  One very efficient, enjoyable and healthy method of touring these beautiful areas is on a bicycle with the wind in your hair and stunning scenery in every direction.  Here we bring you some of our suggestions for a two-wheeled tour of temptation.

New South Wales

In the Hunter Valley, Grapemobile offers the Downhill Mountain Ride, incorporating a visit to Ultimate Winery Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard where a personal picnic hamper awaits you.

Victoria

Visit Melbourne recommends exploring the Yarra Valley with VineTours.  Enjoy a leisurely morning cycle tour through the rolling countryside of the Yarra Valley, passing farms, vineyards and local produce stores before stopping at a few of the famous wineries of this iconic region in the afternoon.

A great way to see the best the Mornington Peninsula has to offer is on a guided or self-guided cycle tour with VineTours through the back roads. Taking in incredible views over Port Phillip Bay, berry farms, cheese makers and, of course, wineries – including Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove where you can sample fine food and wine and admire the sculpture walk before continuing on your cycle trail.

Visitors to the Brown Brothers Milawa Cellar Door can borrow a free bike with a basket and explore the Milawa Gourmet Region.

http://www.brownbrothers.com.au/visit-us/victoria/explore/

Alternatively, Tour de Vines offers a one day self-guided cycle tour, the Tour de Pedal to Produce, capturing the major highlights of Beechworth and the Milawa wine and gourmet food region. Sip organic wine, taste local lemon infused olive oil, sample a whole range of different locally made cheeses, and enjoy the beautiful Alpine farm scenery with easy & safe cycling.  Includes a stop and tasting at Brown Brothers Milawa.

South Australia

There is a wealth of bike trails throughout South Australia. You can plan bike rides to/from McLaren Vale and visit d’Arenberg, or on the city’s doorstep, the Adelaide Hills where you’ll find a warm welcome at Penfolds Magill Estate.  

Tour de Vines offers a leisurely six day Tour De South Australia Vineyards, covering the Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale on one itinerary.  Among a variety of fantastic activities, experience a wine making & tasting tutorial at Wirra Wirra Vineyard.

In the Barossa Valley, you can have your bikes delivered to you at your accommodation by Barossa Bike Tours and can even arrange for a hamper to be delivered as well so you are well equipped to visit our friends at Seppeltsfield, St Hugo and Jacob’s Creek.

Tasmania

If you’re travelling to Hobart, a great way to visit Mona, the Museum of Old and New Art and UWEA member Moorilla Estate is on two wheels with Hobart Bike Hire's suggested route.

And look at this! Tourism Tasmania have even put together a Self-Guided Cycle Touring brochure. Take your pick of fantastic adventures around Tasmania, perhaps venturing up to Launceston and visiting Josef Chromy Wines.

Western Australia

The perfect way to sample wines and beautiful countryside is The Margaret River Wine Cycle Trail - a new way to explore some of Margaret River’s best wineries. Hire a bike in Cowaramup or Margaret River and get closer to nature while you savour some of the best food and wine the region has to offer.

Mandoon Estate also offers onsite bike hire so you can explore the Estate or venture further afield to discover the attractions of the Swan Valley.

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