Some of Australia’s finest cycling opportunities are located right on our doorstep here in Geelong and the Bellarine- lucky us! With a variety of experiences available you will certainly be spoilt for choice!
With adventures to suit all levels we have compiled a list to help you plan your next ride-
Riding in Geelong
The perfect adventure, right in our backyard! Ride along Geelong's famous waterfront to the beautiful Geelong Botanic Gardens or head inland to the river trails along the banks of the picturesque Barwon river.
Visit the map for more info
Riding in The Bellarine
Rolling hills, scenic wine regions and breathtaking ocean views, the Bellarine offers a truly spectacular cycling experience.
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Riding a bit further (and longer) afield
North Geelong Bay Tour: This course takes cyclists through Geelong’s leafy northern suburbs, before cutting back along the sparkling waterfront of Corio Bay.
- Length 34.4km
- Gain 136.9m
- Max Elevation 75.6m
Barwon Heads Tour: This relaxed ride provides a taste of all that makes this region such a popular cycling destination, as you loop from Geelong to Barwon Heads.
- Length 63.9km
- Gain 251.2m
- Max Elevation 90.5m
Tour De Bellarine: This ride loops around the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, including historic villages, waterfront roads and picturesque wineries.
- Length 104.5km
- Gain 524.3m
- Max Elevation 98.7m
Bellarine Bay Tour: This scenic course provides a loop between Geelong and Swan Bay, incorporating gorgeous vineyards, rural views and the beaches of The Bellarine.
- Length 80.9km
- Gain 448.7m
- Max Elevation 98.8m
Barrabool Hills Tour: Take to the hills on this challenging ride through the picturesque Barrabool Hills, and enjoy breathtaking views across Geelong.
- Length 72.8km
- Gain 654.3m
- Max Elevation 176.2m
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race: The famous ride offers two spectacular courses, and follows the route of the UCI elite mens & womens races. Test yourself against the best!
- Length 115km
- Gain 928m
- Max Elevation 176m
To get maps of these specific routes and further information be sure to the Visit Geelong & Bellarine website
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