Granite Belt Bicycle Tours are the only bicycle tour company in Queensland's premier wine region. They provide you with top quality bicycles and all the accessories you need to ensure an enjoyable, relaxing day or two of cycling. Their aim is to offer you great, value-for-money leisure cycling through the beautiful Granite Belt region of Queensland. They will guide you around while you discover boutique wines, gourmet local produce, fruit orchards and ever-changing scenery with four distinct seasons. Guided tours from a few hours to two days.
For the more independent traveller they can hire you bikes and provide maps and a pick up service at the end of your day.
They believe its the only way to appreciate this beautiful region.
Day hire available seven days.
Experience the coolest bike tours in Queensland. Come and bike the belt!
This half day fully guided Castles, Cafe's and Cabernet bicycle adventure tour starts at a 'castle' deep within state forest. You'll stretch your legs first as you explore the eerie caves and take a short walk up to the lookout for the magnificent view. You'll then set off on your bike to experience the vastness of the region's apple orchards, small produce farms and vineyards.
You may encounter a local kangaroo or two on the quiet country roads not to mention the alpacas, cows, sheep and colourful bird life. You'll stop to taste locally made produce including farmhouse cheese at a working dairy farm and cheese factory and sample award winning wines right at the cellar door. This tour is fully guided and all purchases will be collected by our vehicle. Distance is approximately 18km. This tour is suitable for anyone who has a basic level of fitness and can ride a bike on sealed and unsealed roads. Tour includes morning tea and all tastings, bike, helmet and knowledgeable guide.
A Granite Belt adventure for your taste buds.
This exciting leisurely half day experience is a taste sensation for craft beer connoisseurs and wine and food enthusiasts. This fully guided tour journeys from Stanthorpe through the beautiful area of Severnlea and finishes with lunch at a cellar door. Ride past well established fruit and vegetable farms and vineyards that change with every season. Quiet country roads take you to wineries where alternative varieties are on offer and the visit to a craft beer brewery will surely quench your thirst. We taste local olives and fudge and even pick our own strawberries along the way. After lunch we will transport you and all your purchases back to our start point.
Let them show you some Granite Belt 'stars' when you join them on their fully guided two-day leisure cycling adventure. Pedal along quiet country roads, enjoy the magnificent scenery, sample local produce and award-winning wines while they take care of the directions. Choose your style of accommodation, they have three to choose from.
This small group tour is all organised for you. They have selected the best stops and prepped the bikes - your job is simply to de-stress, meet new friends and have a great time.
Arrive Friday afternoon/evening to check in to your accommodation before your cycling adventure begins on Saturday morning.
Some of the stars that you will encounter on this tour are a detection and agility dog show; truffle experience; cheese sampling; wine tasting at award winning cellar doors; olives and fudge tastings and craft beer.
For your two night accommodation, choose a three star motel style accommodation. Alternatively upgrade your accommodation to a luxury four star B&B including gourmet cooked breakfast on both days. Or splash out on our ultimate package with your very own private luxury villa within a delightful bush setting, including a hearty self-cook gourmet breakfast basket on both days.
Combine your love of trains and bicycles with this great package between Southern Downs Steam Railway and Granite Belt Bicycle Tours.
Depart Warwick Station at 08:00am for a leisurely morning heritage train journey.
Your Granite Belt Bicycle tour guide will greet you at The Summit station. Quality bicycles and a knowledgeable guide are provided as you explore the Granite Belt region on two wheels. The ride distance is 25km.
Firstly - morning tea! Did anyone say cheese? If cheese is your thing, you will love this first stop which includes cheesecake for morning tea; and as this stop is at a cheese factory, you get to sample the finest, farmhouse cheeses right where they are made. Yum !
Work it off by pedaling passed vast apple orchards on quiet, country roads. Further stops include liqueurs and wineries. Sample ‘strange bird’ wines at the cellar door. After the last winery stop we continue on as a gentle downhill gradient takes us in to the township of Stanthorpe where a late lunch has been arranged at a majestic old pub. Enjoy a leisurely lunch before making your way to Stanthorpe station for your return journey to Warwick. Arriving 6pm Warwick.
Enjoy the fresh country air and quiet roads on this fully guided cycling adventure tour. The picture perfect rural setting gives way to unspoiled Australian bush where you may see many species of birds. This tour takes you from Stanthorpe to the border-towns of Wallangarra and Jennings. A reasonable level of fitness is required for this undulating 50km ride.
Setting off from Stanthorpe you cycle out of town and around the back of Storm King Dam. Here you can see water birds and people fishing along the shoreline. In the summer months it's a great spot for swimming and boating. Once at the back of the dam the terrain changes and your journey on dirt roads begins. Spot rocky outcrops, kangaroos and colourful birds along your journey through the bush before stopping for refreshments.
Further along we call at a local winery where you may wish to sample their products. A picturesque ten kilometers now remains before enjoying an icy cold beer in the first and last pub in New South Wales. Then back across the border into Queensland for a well earned late lunch at the old railway station cafe. Afterwards our vehicle will transport you back to Stanthorpe.
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