Cycling through Australia is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise – fresh air brushing against your skin, peaceful silence interrupted only by bird calls or spinning tires, extraordinary landscape rolled past as you pedal slowly – it truly makes cycling an amazing experience.
Guided tours like this one through Victoria’s picturesque north-east region will do all the hard work for you, providing accommodation, meals and wine tasting experiences along the way.
Tasmania is one of Australia’s untouched environments, boasting rugged and spectacular landscapes as well as welcoming locals who can provide adventure. Newlywed couples looking for romance and adventure should consider Tasmania as an idyllic destination.
Discover Tasmania’s unspoiled beaches, windswept rivers and historic towns on bicycle. Or trek deep into the mountains for an epic six-day hike along the Overland Track to Cradle Mountain!
Cycle Tasmania’s coastal paths for an easier adventure and visit oyster farms, berry farms and wineries en route. You will also gain breathtaking views of Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay!
Penny Rafferty, Executive Chair of Luxury Lodges of Australia, suggests Tasmania Outdoor Encounters as the perfect honeymooner tour. Starting out in Hobart where Battery Place features cafes, galleries and 19th century landmarks; or for something different come Saturday to experience Salamanca Market for local flavor of Hobart city life!
Tour includes lodging at timber eco cabins at Freycinet, glamping tent at Bay of Fires and authentic Tasmanian lodge in Cradle Mountain’s wilderness region. After exploring nature for the day, relax at Cradle Mountain Lodge with stargazing and candlelight dinners at Alpine Spa!
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Victoria, with its picturesque state scenery, welcoming climate and delightful diversions is an idyllic cycling paradise. There is world-class mountain biking as well as self-guided bike tours designed to cater to cyclists of every level of expertise – there is sure to be an itinerary perfect for you!
Mt Buller is a bronze level IMBA Ride Centre known for its exhilarating downhill trails and jaw-dropping alpine scenery, boasting exciting thrill rides and jaw-dropping scenic vistas. Trails wind through snow gum forests, beneath granite overhangs and along exposed ridgelines with cross country routes available for less thrill-seekers.
Murray to Mountains Rail Trail provides an effortless journey across Northeast Victoria from Beechworth to Bright, including gourmet platter lunches at local vineyards and an all inclusive trip that even novice cyclists can appreciate.
Canberra is an Australian contender for most bike-friendly city, boasting designated bike lanes and an expansive network of scenic cycle paths that make navigating by two wheels easy. Day tours offer guided exploration and insight into Canberra’s unique history; or opt for an organised cycling holiday by Mulga Bicycle Tours featuring bike hire, accommodation and expert guides.
Bike enthusiasts will find something to love on Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine trail, Mornington Peninsula and Rutherglen. Local operators like Cycling Vine Tours provide multiple itineraries across Victoria. Additionally, The Great Victorian Bike Ride provides cyclists with an opportunity to tackle one of Victoria’s iconic roads via two wheels.
3. South Australia
South Australia boasts breathtaking landscapes, gourmet wine regions and boutique accommodations for an unforgettable couples vacation. Unleash your adventurous side and embrace nature during this once-in-a-lifetime tour!
Beginning your bike tour from Adelaide’s bustling center and journeying south into South Australia’s world-famous wine country at your own pace will allow for maximum enjoyment rather than competition. Pass by vineyards and cellar doors as you enjoy exclusive tasting sessions of some of the country’s best wines while learning about winemaking from local experts.
Cycle through Glenelg’s charming coastal town and enjoy breakfast tea before taking advantage of tram fare back to Adelaide or pureSA bus transport back home. This small group cycling tour is suitable for beginners and includes bike hire, helmet rental and expert guidance – perfect for first time cyclists!
Ride along the majestic Murray River and soak up its history. On this full-day tour, you will discover its many pubs, cafes, and intimate retreats which sit along its course.
November and early December are ideal times for an invigorating and exhilarating cycling tour across South Australia. Enjoy all that Canberra and the world-famous Floriade Festival have to offer before heading into historic countryside towns of Goulburn Region.
4. New South Wales
Australia’s vibrant southeastern state borders the Australian Capital Territory and is home to Sydney, its most populous city, as well as iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. NSW is also renowned for its beautiful beaches, surf breaks, rugged coastline, rainforest-clad mountains, rolling wine country and rolling vineyards that add its special character.
Cycling through this region is an incredible experience, as there are numerous paths that wind through beautiful landscapes, national parks and charming villages. Cycle along the coastline or venture inland to Mount Kosciuszko – named for explorer Paul Edmund de Strzelecki when first summitted it in 1839 – where scenic mountaintop views await you!
Asides from its beautiful mountains and beaches, the area boasts breathtaking waterfalls and thrilling hiking trails. Leura Cascades is an idyllic hidden gem located close to Sydney that boasts romantic views of Jamison Valley and Three Sisters rock formation. Furthermore, you should visit Blue Mountains where you’ll discover striking cliffs and canyons along with lush forests offering breath-taking panoramas that’s sure to draw couples together and makes this destination perfect for honeymooners!