6-Day Brisbane Valley & Scenic Rim Trails

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Overview

Embark on a unique and memorable journey, cycling in Brisbane Valley and hiking the Scenic Rim trail graded as one of the Great Walks of Australia, on this compact six-day adventure.

For the duration of your cycling and hiking adventure, you'll be accompanied by fully-professional cycling and hiking guides, both local and qualified. Your days will be filled with unique stories of the lands you traverse from your guides and delicious meals at each unique stop you make from forest lodges to luxury glamping tents.

This is one of the greatest adventures to discover in Australia!
Hiking & Trekking
Cycling
Food & Drink

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Destination:

Australia

Start:

Brisbane, Australia

Finish:

Tregony, Australia

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Brisbane!

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Welcome to Brisbane!

After collection from Brisbane airport, you'll arrive at your accommodation in Brisbane. You'll then have the rest of the day to relax after your flight or head out to explore Brisbane. This evening, you'll enjoy your first meal of the, where you will meet your guide and ask as many questions as you like. You will sample some local wines with your meal which is included in your tour.

Day 2

50-Kilometre Downhill Ride form Brisbane to Yarraman

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50-Kilometre Downhill Ride form Brisbane to Yarraman

After breakfast, you'll transfer to the start of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT). You'll collect your bikes and begin cycling in Brisbane on this wonderful trail. You'll start from Yarraman which means you'll enjoy a downhill roll and expansive views. After lunch at the gorgeous Old Church Gallery café, you'll continue your 5-kilometre ride with highlights including the Harlin tunnel and the restored heritage-listed Lockyer Creek bridge. A pub visit or local Thai is in order for dinner.

Day 3

40-Kilometre Flat Ride from Esk to Ipswitch

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40-Kilometre Flat Ride from Esk to Ipswitch

This morning, you'll jump back on the BVRT after your breakfast to experience a different section of the trail, heading south toward Ipswitch. Keep an eye out for wildlife including koala, echidna, emus and more. The trail is flat today and provides a new outlook. The incredibly well-restored rail stations on route make great photo opportunities. You'll transfer at the end of your cycling route to luxurious Hidden Vale Resort complete with beautiful natural surrounds in the Lockyer Valley.

Day 4

Your Scenic Rim Hike Begins!

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Your Scenic Rim Hike Begins!

After an early breakfast, you'll commence your day with a gentle five-kilometre uphill hike. Along the way, your guides will identify the local plant and animal species and share stories from the rich local history of this region. You'll reach Millarvale Creek where you'll enjoy a brief stop for afternoon tea and listen to the soft flowing and soothing sounds of the water running over the rocks. Keeping your eyes peeled for wallabies, you will cross the open woodland forest to your lodge at 4pm.

Day 5

Hiking on the Scenic Rim Trail

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Hiking on the Scenic Rim Trail

Your path today has only been travelled by a select few and today, you'll make lasting discoveries and connections with the natural world and those around you. On your ascent to Spicers Peak, keeping your eyes peeled for endangered wildlife, you'll stop for tea and lunch. A final ascent leads you to the luxurious Spicers Peak Lodge, where refreshing towels and cold beverages await. You'll say 'cheers' to the end of the hike and head to Spicers Canopy for your final night and celebratory dinner.

Day 6

Sirromet Winery Lunch, Tasting Tour & Return to Brisbane

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Sirromet Winery Lunch, Tasting Tour & Return to Brisbane

You'll take the chance to relax your legs today and reward yourself with some gourmet treats. Your transfer back to Brisbane is via a stunning lunch at the popular Sirromet Winery in Mount Cotton south-east of Brisbane. Enjoy the highly regarded food and wine and the memorable views at this acclaimed winery where you can enjoy a ‘Behind the Scenes’ winery tour and tasting followed by lunch on the Tuscan Terrace. You'll arrive in Brisbane around 4pm.

Included in Price

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 5 activities
  • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Ground transportation
  • Licensed English speaking guides

Not Included in Price

  • Airport transfer
  • Alcohol beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking permits
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