Great Vic Bike Ride 2023: Australia’s biggest bike riding festival Grasp life by the handlebars and grab your mates for an end-of-year holiday like no other – Bicycle Network’s Great Victorian Bike Ride. Most people have heard about it or know someone who has been on it, but what do they really know about it? Sure, […]The Great Vic Bike Ride 2023 Bright VIC 3741, Australia Bright Victoria Australia
Grasp life by the handlebars and grab your mates for an end-of-year holiday like no other – Bicycle Network’s Great Victorian Bike Ride. Most people have heard about it or know someone who has been on it, but what do they really know about it? Sure, it’s about 500 km in a week on a bike. But that’s barely half of it.
It’s not about the bike, but the people you meet and the towns along the way. With over 3,000 on the ride, it’s the most social week of the year. The impact on little towns is amazing. Milk bars get cleaned out, pubs run out of beer, chemists run out of sunblock and allegedly condoms!
‘It’s schoolies for adults. A chance to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and go camping with your mates whilst enjoying the party like festivities of the Great Vic Bike Ride.’
The 2023 Great Vic route will take us from the Snowy to Sea! Showcasing all the best parts of Gippsland, you can expect amazing riding, charming host towns, incredible scenery, and of course good company.
Summary: 9-day, 5-day or 3-day ride options
Total distance: 540km
Average daily: 77km
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided (excluding breakfast on day 1 and lunch on day 6 and day 9)
Type of bike: Road bike, hybrid bike, mountain bike or e-bike.
Inclusions: Camping spot, campsite facilities, all meals*, full on-route support, luggage transfers, entertainment and much more!
Watch Bands every night
Enjoy craft beers on the campsite as well as the must-visit Bright Brewery
Meet local growers and sample food, wine and cheese
Sample the food trucks
Relax at the outdoor cinema.
Hit the tourist trail, do a local tour and check out one of the many museums, like the Ned Kelly Museum in Glenrowan
Splurge on The Spa Beechworth or a paragliding flight in Bright
Enjoy the cafes, wine bars and restaurants
Most people BYO tent but you can pay extra and get Bicycle Network to put a “sleep easy” tent up and down for you.
If you can’t do without your creature comforts then AllTrails will motel it for you and even give you a massage.
This year’s Great Vic will be from Saturday November 25 – Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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