Warm up the legs and tempt the taste buds as we cycle the quiet roads of the Yarra Valley in preparation for the iconic peoples ride which is  "Around The Bay"

DAY 1 | Arrive Melbourne

Our staff will meet you in Melbourne, where you will be transferred by coach to our accommodation in the Yarra Valley.

Time to unpack, prepare bikes and make ready for our time here in this rich wine growing region north of Melbourne


DAY 2 | Yering and Coldstream

  • Distance:  56km
  • Total Vertical Climb: 557m
  • Estimated Time: 2 Hour 30 mins
  • Today's Ride is Rated: Moderate

Welcome to the Yarra Valley and to its  typical valley ups and downs travelling via Yarra Glen and Yering, on to Coldstream. On the way home passing the major wineries of Rochford, Dominique Portet, Oakridge and Dominique Chandon before the final push north and home for a relaxing afternoon.


DAY 3 | Toolangi & De Bortoli

  • Distance:  52km
  • Total Vertical Climb: 820m
  • Maximum: 11.1%
  • Estimated Time: 3 Hour 30 mins
  • Today's Ride is Rated: Moderate

Today we head to the forests of ToolangI via Tarrawarra, Healesville & Chum Creek. Some good climbs through beautiful gum forests in shaded roads followed by some lovely fast descents toward our lunch today at De Bortoli Wines. After lunch a relatively easy run home for an afternoon at your leisure.


DAY 4 | Healesville & Giant Steps

  • Distance: 50km
  • Total Vertical Climb : 557m
  • Estimated Time: 3 hrs
  • Today's Ride is Rated: Moderate

Morning tea at Giant Footsteps in Healesville before returning home. Tie to pack in readiness for our transfer to Melbourne tomorrow.

DAY 5 | Transfer to Melbourne

So much to do and it’s all in your hands though let me suggest you don’t miss the wonderful Papal City of Avignon. On the other hand a day of relaxation would also be acceptable. (Tomorrow we visit the Giant!)


Day 6 | Black Rock

  • Distance: 43km
  • Total Vertical Climb: 98m 
  • Estimated Time: 2 hrs
  • Today's Ride is Rated: Easy

An early hit out on Melbournes infamous Beach road. There will be big bunches so be alert, keep the peleton tight and enjoy the atmosphere. Breakfast en route and then a day to rest up for tomorrows assault on the Bay.

Day 7 | Around the Bay

  • Distance: 234km
  • Total Vertical Climb: 1048m
  • Estimated Time: No Hurry
  • Today's Ride is Rated: A Test of Character and Fitness

The Iconic ride Around the Bay (Port Phillip Bay) sees us travel down the Mornington Peninsula en route to Sorrento where we board the Ferry to Queenscliff before pushing on to Geelong and Werribee and finally back into Melbourne.

A massage and hot soak when you get home followed by packing for tomorrow departure. Then is you are feeling up to it a Celebration dinner is in order.

 DAY 7 | Depart Melbourne

You will be transferred by Coach to Melbourne Airport for your flights home.