Your self guided itinerary lets you ride the along Bellarine Rail Trail at your own pace. Once you have received your tour map, winery lunch voucher and a quick run down of how to ride your e-bike – you’ll be on your way! We’ll arrange a transfer from Portarlington or Queenscliff ferry terminals so just bring your overnight luggage and you’ll be ready to roll!
weekender – Saturday to Sunday $395 pp
Start Saturday 12.30pm @ Drysdale Station (Port Phillip Ferries arrives Portarlington 12.05pm)
Finish Sunday 3.45pm @ Drysdale Station (Port Phillip Ferries departs Portarlington 4.30pm)
daytripper – Saturday or Sunday $165 pp
Start 12.30 pm @ Drysdale Station (Port Phillip Ferries arrives Portarlington 12.05pm)
Finish 3.45pm @ Drysdale Station (Port Phillip Ferries departs Portarlington 4.30pm)
Let us know your arrival time at Portarligton ferry terminal (we can also arrange pick up from Queenscliff ferry terminal), and you’ll be transferred to our starting point at Drysdale station. Here you will be fitted to your e-bike followed by a quick demo on how ride. We’ll supply the map and lunch voucher and then you’ll be on your way!
(we will take your luggage to your accommodation in Queenscliff)
After around 30 mins – 1 hour into your ride, you’ll soon be ready for lunch at Banks Road Winery. Just take a slight detour off the trail at Banks Road and give your legs a little workout up a testy little hill ( its easy with the help of your e-bike!) Enjoy a delicious two course lunch served with a glass of their award winning wine. After lunch you may want to grab a bottle or two to take back to your accommodation back in Queenscliff!
After a refuelling lunch you’ll then head back onto the rail trail and make your way towards the historic seaside town of Queenscliff where you will stay over night in your boutique accommodation. It’s only another 7km down the trail so there’s no need to rush. Once you arrive in Queenscliff, why not head down to the harbour precinct for a coffee or maybe enjoy a local craft beer or whiskey at the nearby Queenscliff Brewhouse before checking into your accommodation. When you arrive your luggage and complimentary PikNik Cafe gift bag will be waiting for you!
After a restful nights sleep and delicious a la carte breakfast, you have the option to sleep in and take advantage of a late checkout or perhaps head off a little earlier and ride over for a tour of the famous Point Lonsdale Lighthouse along the bike path. Point Lonsdale also has some fantastic coffee where you can sit and look across the and magnificent views of the Port Phillip heads.
From here it’s back on to the rail where you cruise back to Drysdale station where we will meet you with your luggage before your complimentary transfer back to Portarlington or Queenscliff to your connecting ferry.
Make sure you grab a donut at Daniels Donuts in Portarlington!