Bass Beaches Family Cycle Tour


A cycle tour which takes in the natural beauty of Philip Island as well as the fun parks and the Koala Sanctuary. You will visit some of the famous Phillip Island Bass Coast Beaches as well as the quiet beaches along the shores of Westernport, the amazing Bass Coast Rail Trail with its huge trestle bridge, the wild coastal scenery of the Bunurong Reserve and the rolling dairy country. 

This 3-day tour allows you to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the Bass Coast and rural Gippsland. Travelling by bicycle on Rail Trails, quiet roads and cycle paths this tour takes you to some of the most beautiful places on Phillip Island and the scenic Bass Coast with vistas of the lush green rolling foothills of the Gippsland Strzelecki Ranges. You will have a chance to experience what life was like for the Miners of the early 1900’s in the State Coal Mine at Wonthaggi where you can go on an underground tour.

You have 3 days’ cycling, averaging around 20kms each day, with an option to do some or all of the Bass Coast Walk which starts at Kilcunda with its fantastic views, amazing headlands and protected coves. You have plenty of time to swim in one of the many beaches, play on the sand when there are no swimming flags, stop in cafes, enjoy the parks, take in the Art Galleries, sample the local produce, have fun at Amaze’n’things, enjoy the museums or simply relax. Every day is different, and we know you’ll just love it!

On top of all that, you can look forward to lovely accommodation each night too! You can be assured a warm welcome and a great sleep each night.

itinerary factsheet

Tour Details:

Starts:                    Cowes, Bass Coast Victoria.

Finishes:               Wonthaggi, Victoria

Duration               3 days / 2 nights

Total Distance:   62 kms

Avg Distance:      20 kms / day

When to go?        Any time. Book early for January.

Suitable for?       Families, Couples, Groups.

Rating:                  Easy. The route is a mixture of Rail Trails, quiet roads and bike paths – nothing technical at all. This is a fairly gentle tour with plenty of time to stop and relax.

Cost:                      Prices start from $695 pp twin share; $1,490 for Families of upto 4; Discounts provided for groups of 4 or more.


3-day cycle tour.

2 nights’ accommodation at chosen motels. Luxury Seaside Cabin included outside of January and school holiday periods.

3 days’ hire of bikes and all cycling equipment

Detailed, full colour maps and ride notes. Cyclewayz App Guide book with inbuilt GPS navigation.

Luggage transfer each day; bike transfer where required

Breakfast can be included for nominal additional fee if required – just ask us.