Your Sydney to Melbourne Southern States Express Cycle Tour lets you cycle further each day. It starts in the Royal National Park just south of Sydney.
Sector 1 Explore the beautiful NSW south coast, from the Royal National Park to the crystal clear waters of Jervis Bay. You will have a morning eco-adventure boat tour on Jervis Bay, home to the whitest sand in the world.
Sector 2 Transfer to Canberra for cycle around Lake Burley Griffin and see why Canberra is known as the Bush Capitol. Then enjoy a night at the historic Royal Arms in Nimmitabel.
Sector 3 In the morning you will be collected by Snowy River Cycling for a 3 day guided tour of the remote Errinundra Plateau with its beautiful cool temperate rainforest. At the end of your guided tour you will stay the night at Marlo where the Snowy River meets the sea. Your next 2 days will see you cycle the East Gippsland Rail Trail with its immense trestle bridges and Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail that takes you into the heart of Lakes Entrance right on the beach. You will finish this sector in beautiful Bairnsdale where you can visit the historic mural church painted during the 1930’s depression.
Sector 4 The next sector of your Sydney to Melbourne cycle tour is a fantastic mix of open plains, southern temperate rainforest, wonderful country towns and big rivers. You will have time to explore the Tarra-Bulga National Park, hidden within the Strzelecki Ranges, featuring lush fern-filled gullies, giant Mountain Ash and ancient Myrtle Beech.
Sector 5 From Yarram you will cycle the Southern Strzelecki Ranges through wonderful arty crafty country towns to the stunning Bunurong cliffs and Bass Coast Rail Trail. You will have time to explore the magnificent, wild, George Bass Coastal Walk and visit the fairy penguins on Phillip Island.
Sector 6 Your final sector takes you right into the heart of Melbourne along the iconic Beach Road, the premier cycle route in Australia. We will meet you when you reach Station Pier Port Melbourne at the end of your journey and celebrate with a drink or coffee before you go on your way!