For Adventurous People
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Queensland Weekender with a focus on my new Southeast
Queensland Whale Trail Cycling tour. For a peek at
the promo and to find out about this tour
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Bushranger Bikes final 2017 tour calendar is still in development
while I wind up my 2016 program. However all the usual
fantastic trips will be offered and I will be looking to add a few
Interested in having some great fun on and off the bike in 2017?
Drop me an e-mail -
bike, pack your gear and let's hit the trails! Bushranger Bikes
organises cycling and adventure holidays with you in mind -
real adventures for real people.
My Backcountry tours
are designed to provide an action-packed and fun cycling holiday
which caters for the novice to the experienced rider.
range of fully supported tour packages to magic locations such as the
Tweed, Gold and Sunshine Coasts - Southeast Queensland, the Victorian High Country in
South Eastern Australia and the best cycling location in the world – New
Zealand. My specialty is back country and off-road cycling,
including whale, rail and wine trails,
that take in awesome scenery and locations, regional history and a
chance to meet the locals and sample great wine and food.
My tours are
something special - small group size (6 to 8 riders), backcountry
fantastic accommodation and food, fully organised, cater for all levels of
cycling ability and offer all the benefits that come from my
detailed knowledge of urban and remote Australia and New Zealand – something you
can’t get from a guidebook.
Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland 'Whale Trail'TM
The Humpback - Exclusive to Bushranger Bikes
Fantastic Tour - Winter 2017
For all the details
about this amazing new tour program
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Rewards Program -
Bushranger Bikes Local Ride & Adventure Calendar
and custom group tours are available, including Southeast Queensland
and New Zealand mountain bike tours - please contact Bushranger -
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Southeast Queensland Tours
Sunshine Coast to the
Tweed Coast - The
This exclusive Bushranger Bikes 7 days/6 nights tour itinerary has been designed to take
full advantage of arguably some of the best coastal cycling,
scenery and beaches in Australia with iconic locations such
Noosa Heads, Mooloolabah, the Gold Coast
Predominantly the riding will be on fantastic coastal
bikeways with some short road sections and in this regions
perfect cycling seasons - Autumn/Winter/Spring - expect
magic cycling looking out over the coast with the added
attraction of some whale spotting. The ride over the
Brisbane River via the Gateway Bridge will be one of the many highlights.
The gradient is mainly flat, the ride distances each day aren’t massive but from experience I
know that groups will want plenty of time to stop and take
in the awesome coastal scenery, snap those special photos and enjoy the cafes and
food along the way, so each day will be a full day.
'off the bike' adventures like Noosa Heads National Park,
the Glasshouse Mountains, Montville, Noosa shops & cafes, and Brisbane's CBD,
Southbank and gardens so this will be one very memorable
experience - make sure you are on board!
is bike path/road.
The tour is a
- easy to intermediate. Rekindle your
for all the details and an overview of the itinerary.
Trail and Southeast Queensland Coastal cycling tours:
2017 Tour Dates
30 July to 5 August 2017
20 August to 26 August 2017
enquiries & bookings are being taken now!
New Zealand Tours
Back Country Cycling and Wine Tours
Back Country cycling in New Zealand
is pure magic and my speciality. I have been organising cycling
and adventure holidays in New Zealand since 1995 and have a wealth of local
experience, knowledge and contacts - plus I'm a Kiwi! The scenery, trails and cycling experience
cannot be matched by any other location in the world and touring in
New Zealand is great
My tours integrate quiet back roads,
rail trails, wine trails, and some more remote adventure tracks to
provide the perfect cycling holiday. So with breathtaking
scenery, awesome trails & tracks, friendly locals, fabulous food and
a wealth of wine regions and award winning
wines on offer the only limitation is time.
All Bushranger Bikes New Zealand tours
are 11 to 13 days and offer plenty of off the bike
activities and attractions, as well as fantastic cycling, giving you the opportunity to experience
To find out more about our North Island Volcanic Madness and Wine tours or
South Island Southern Lakes, Mountains and Rail Trails tour.
enquire about our next tours -
2017 & 2018 NZ Tours: -
New Zealand North Island &
Souh Island -
& February 2018
Back Country Cycling
- North Island Volcanic Madness and
South Island Southern Lakes, Mountains and Rail Trails -
Dates still to be finalised - if you are interested in any of my itineraries please
contact me to discuss tour options.
Being Taken Now!
These are fantastic trips and the
perfect introduction to adventure cycling in New
Victorian High Country Tours
Murray to Mountains Rail
It's all go for Bushranger Bikes and cycling in the Victorian
High Country in 2016 with a number of tours planned for both Autumn
and Spring - the Awesome Seasons! There are some dates set
(see options below) however other trips are available so please
This is Victoria's best
rail trail, and arguably the best in
Australia. Join Bushranger
Bikes on 8 and 9 day all
inclusive tours to
this fantastic region of Australia
and enjoy the delights of the North
Eastern Victoria 'High Country',
including fantastic historic
Beechworth, beautiful Bright,
gourmet Milawa and epicurean Rutherglen.
This region is
famous for its Bushranger history, but is also a land of vineyards,
tobacco, wine and hops and an abundance of
local produce is waiting to be
Victoria you will experience the
unique Australian High Country with it's eucalypts and rugged
granite outcrops, beautiful rural open spaces, fantastic historical
towns, award winning wines and the colours of the seasons - particularly beautiful in autumn
and spring when we visit
- all shaped by a history of gold mining and the escapades of the
Depending on the tour option, my 2016 Victorian tours also include
rides on either the High
Trail (Lake Hume), the Great Victorian Rail Trail
(Mansfield to Tallarook) or dropping into Melbourne to experience a totally contrasting
cycling encounter following the Yarra River Trail which highlights a different history and the vibrancy of cosmopolitan
Accommodation will be
in unique, good quality, boutique
establishments with an emphasis on
something different or historic, and
the food is fantastic - a
trade mark of Bushranger Bikes
These tours are
(easy to intermediate)
is bike path/road - possibly some gravel.
enquire about our next tours:
The 3 Rail Trails Tour -
High Country Rail Trail, Murray to Mountains & The
Great Victorian Rail Trail - Victoria -
Sensational Spring -
13 to 21 October 2017
NSW - Sydney & Wollongong Tours
Walking and Cycling Sydney & Wollongong – A Bushranger
2017 - please enquire about our next
Sydney & Wollongong 'Short Break"
New extended itinerary -
Dust off the cycling shoes, grab the hydration pack, lube the bike and lets hit the tracks -
Sydney and Wollongong here we come!
This trip is great with amazing locations, scenery, walking and
cycling all built around Australia’s biggest, busiest and most
vibrant city – Sydney!
Join Bushranger Bikes for some adventure magic - walking/cycling
the North Shore of Sydney Harbour , some cycling around Homebush
and Narrabeen Lakes, and then riding the bike south
from Botany Bay to Wollongong, and maybe more!
This tour is all about the ocean – Sydney Harbour, secluded
bays, coastal headlands, inlets and quiet waterways, big boats,
beautiful sandy beaches, remote Royal National Park,
breathtaking scenery from the bluffs above Stanwell Park, the
awesome Sea Cliff Bridge, quiet seaside hamlets, Wollongong and
the Illawarra Escarpment.
You can expect crisp clear skies, clean fresh air, unbelievable
seascapes, views and scenery unmatched anywhere else in
Australia, all to be enjoyed by foot and from your bike.
The tour is a
Grade 2 – 2+
(easy to intermediate),
is bike path/road.
New extended itinerary - It runs over
five easily paced days commencing in Sydney
(Manly). It finishes with a transfer back from Wollongong and
drop at Sydney Airport. We can assist with other specific pickup
and drop arrangements on request.
Cycling Sydney & Wollongong - put this one on your
adventure planner - Spring 2017 - enquire now!
contact if you are interested in more details.
Southeast Queensland 'Short Break'
Cycling Tours in South East Queensland
- I offer a wide range
of off-road cycling tour options in
the beautiful South East Queensland region
where Bushranger Bikes is based and
hold the appropriate permits and
insurance to run activities in all the
main forest parks. The
emphasis of these trips is a fantastic mix of hinterland and coast -
something unique to Queensland.
'Short Break' tours
include half day, one day and overnight
options in locations such as Mt
Glorious, Samford Valley, the
Brisbane River and City, the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, the Lockyer
Valley and Bicentennial Trail, the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland, and local forest parks.
The riding includes the fantastic
Brisbane bikeway network, local fire trails, rail trails, back country pony trails, and purpose built mountain
bike single track.
enquire about our next tour -
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Adventure Road Trips -
Something New From Bushranger Bikes:
- Winter 2017 -
Updates will be
provided in the Bushranger Bikes newsletters - want to
be added to the waiting list -
- New England High Country, Narrabri, Lightning Ridge & 'Bore' Country -
e-mail for more details!
Bushranger Bikes provides all the assistance and direction that you need to make your
tour safe and relaxing, and our small group size ensures that your
adventure tour is as personal as possible. I can also arrange
bike and equipment hire or kit you out with your own new shiny
equipment if required.