Cycle & Stars - your wine and wheels weekend getaway!
Two day cycling tour of the Granite Belt - Discover more of the Granite Belt... by bicycle.
Let us show you some Granite Belt 'stars' when you join us on our fully guided two-day leisure cycling adventure. Pedal along quiet country roads, enjoy the magnificent scenery, sample local produce and award-winning wines while we take care of the directions.
This tour is all organised for you, we've picked the stops and prepped the bikes, your job is to de-stress and have a great time. Some of the stars of day 1 include a detection and agility dog show; truffle experience; cheese, cheese & more cheese; wine tasting; short guided bush walk finishing with a drink in a 100 year old pub. Your accommodation is in town conveniently located within walking distance to several restaurants. Recharge overnight and ready for day 2 which includes loads of food and drink options including strawberries; olives and fudge - you've earned it with all the cycling you're doing! Then there's beer - yes that's right, beer in wine country, and you get to sample these crafty creations. There's loads more but let's leave some things a surprise. Grab your sense of adventure, book your tour date and get ready to experience granite belt stars!
Tour dates 2018:
20 - 21 October - CONFIRMED AND GOING AHEAD
10 - 11 Nov
Bookings close 10 days prior to tour commencement.
quality bike, helmet and knowledgeable guide for the weekend;
entry in to Australia's first law enforcement dog show experience;
entry to Truffle Discovery Centre;
wine, olive and fudge tasting (subject to availability);
one night motel style accommodation (based on twin share) including breakfast;
lunch and afternoon tea on day 1;
morning tea and lunch on day 2.
I can't make any of those dates but would love to do this tour. What can I do?
The tour requires a minimum of 4 people to run so if you can get 3 friends together we can run the tour on dates that suit. Please phone to confirm as not all options are available every day.
Can I fit this tour into a weekend?
Yes, the tour starts at 10am on Day 1 leaving plenty of time to get to Stanthorpe that morning and finishes around 3:00pm on Day 2 leaving time to return home that afternoon (depending on where you live of course!) This tour is ideal for those that a located within an approximate 3 hour radius of Stanthorpe, for example Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Goondoowindi, Toowoomba, Tenterfield, Ballina etc.
Where does the tour start?
The tour starts and finishes in Stanthorpe at a pre-determined meeting point.
How far is it?
Day 1 is approximately 30kms and Day 2 is approximately 35kms. See the Full Tour Itinerary for further details and ride profiles.
I haven’t ridden a bike for some time, could I do this tour?
A basic level of fitness and an ability to ride a bike on sealed and unsealed roads is preferable to make this an enjoyable tour for everyone.
Can I bring my own bike?
Sure. It should be suitable for the terrain which includes sealed, unsealed, gravel, sand etc.
Still not sure? Get in touch, we'd love to chat about the tour. Either email us or give us a call 0405 604 926.
Terms & Conditions - Stops may vary from tour to tour and depend on individual operator opening times. Produce is subject to season and availability. No alcohol is provided, however, there are plenty of opportunities to purchase some on the tour. Available for ages 16 upwards. Under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Minimum of 4 people must be booked and paid before tour can commence. Participants should have a moderate level of fitness and be able to ride a bicycle. Riders are required to be aware of their alcohol consumption and adhere to the legal alcohol limit. Further dates may be added at a future time.