Cyclist with Bikes Transport Fees.
We are happy to transfer you and your bikes if you wish to undertake a one way cycle in Gippsland, which is located close to Melbourne Australia.
The riding in Gippsland is fabulous but there is little public transport that supports bicycles in the area.
The exceptions are:
- South Coast Bus line from Cowes to Wonthaggi which can take 2 bikes;
- train and ferry access from Melbourne to Cowes,
- train access at both ends of the Gippsland Plains Rail Trail at Stratford and Traralgon.
The other option is to bring your bikes by car, do your cycle and let us return you to your car after your ride. Or you can take advantage of our tour bike hire package and arrive in Leongatha by coach from Melbourne Southern Cross. The coach leaves from the bay beside the Skybus.
Where possible we will let individuals, couples and small groups know if there is potential to share a transfer.
See the table below for our one way fee for hire bikes or your own bicycles. If you are happy to be flexible and we have another booking we will split the cost, upto 8 bikes, over the bookings.
Hire bike collection and return to Leongatha is free of charge.
Max 8 adult bikes or 4 adult bikes and 4 cyclists per vehicle.
Victoria: Max 6 adult bikes + 2 Children Bikes per vehicle
Drop off or Collect Location
Cost per Booking $AUD
Free of Charge
Leongatha to Foster, Fish Creek, Inverloch, Mirboo North, Loch, Wonthaggi
Leongatha to Port Welshpool*, Anderson, Traralgon, Cowes
Leongatha to Yarram, Stratford, Sale, Rosedale
*end of Great Southern Rail Trail
For the above locations (or anywhere else) please contact us.
Australian Cycling Holidays now offers Bike Hire Packages at set drop off and pick up locations in Melbourne, Gippsland and the stunning Bass Coast.
Our bike hire package locations are designed around CycleWayz app routes. You can plan your own path or you can download a ride via an in app purchase from the CycleWayz app.
See our bike hire and drop/return delivery prices on this page.
We are happy to hire you a bike for your multi-day cycle tour.
We also offer the option of Bike Delivery and Pick up to keep your holiday hassle free.
We operate out of Nowra NSW and Leongatha Victoria.
Both are easily accessed by public transport.
Bike Hire Cost
First 2 Days = $175 per bike
Booking Fee = $40 per booking
Daily Fee = $20 per day per bike.
What’s Included in your Bike Hire Package
Our all-in-one Touring Bike Hire Package makes independent cycling tours a breeze, with everything you need for a great trip included for the one low price. That’s right – from panniers to repair kits, touring bikes to water bottles, we can set you up with the lot. We’ve clocked up well over 30,000kms with this set up, and so we know it’s robust, reliable and comfortable.
We provide Trek 8.4 DS bikes for touring, as we find that they are a great combination of durability and performance. Featuring 27 speeds, disc brakes, 26″ wheels, lock-out front shocks and super-comfy seats, these bicycles can handle dirt tracks with ease, as well as pick up a comfortable pace on sealed roads.
All the bikes have been customised to include:
By law, you must wear a helmet at all times when cycling in Australia. All our helmets meet Australian safety standards, and you have a choice of sizes and colours.
Subject to availability, you have a choice of 2 styles of rear panniers:
Deuter Rack Pack 2
With 48 litres of storage, plenty of pockets, and rain covers for extra protection, these are the panniers that we use ourselves when touring.
Vaude Aqua Plus
Completely waterproof roll-top panniers, with 51 litre capacity, these panniers are great for all weather conditions.
Each bike comes with a Topeak Tourguide Handlebar Bag, with a waterproof detachable map case.
Front and rear lights are included in each bike hire.
Essential for securing your bike.
For those who like the extra safety of easy visibility, particularly during early morning, dusk and storms, we provide bright orange, hi-visibility vests in a range of sizes. We recommend wearing them all the time.
A small multi-tool is included in each bike hire, containing simple gadgets that will assist with minor adjustments en route.
In case of punctures, all bikes come with a hand pump, tyre levers and a replacement inner tube.
We supply an Australian Cycling Holidays Water Bottle and a bottle of water with each bike hire.
We always love to hear where you’re going, and if you are after a bit of advice or feedback about your chosen route, we’ll always help when we can. Feel free to contact us before or during your trip with questions, and if we can, we’ll help.
Our CycleWayz app gives great touring routes on quiet roads, cycle paths and Rail Trails. We have long rides included – Brisbane to Sydney; Sydney to Melbourne; Adelaide to Melbourne and lots of tours around Tasmania. Keep an eye as we upload even more. CycleWayz are an in app purchase.
We are proud to support Rail Trails and so they are always free of charge