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Great East Rail Trail Ride

Beginning in 2014 the Great East has been an annual event (excluding 2020/21 due to Covid) on the East Gippsland Rail Trail. 

It is a fully supported event, complete with riding support enroute, support wagon and first aid responders. As well as all meals and entertainment included. 


Friday 3rd May - Monday 6th May 2024

The Great East Rail Trail Ride with an Autumn twist! 

Bringing you this fantastic 3 day, 100km fully support cycling event as a based location in Autumn meaning you are in the comfort of your camp or accommodation for 3 nights! 

Friday 4th May 
From 2pm arrive at Mingling Waters Nowa Nowa 

Set up camps/check in

Saturday 5th May 

7am Breakfast

8am depart for Bairnsdale

9am Ride to Nicholson River Winery

10am Morning tea at Winery

1pm Lunch at Bruthen Inn

3pm depart for Nowa Nowa

4pm Activity

6pm Dinner 

7pm Activity

Sunday 6th May

7am Breakfast

8.30 Bus to Bruthen

9.30 depart Bruthen ride to Wyanga Park Winery via Discovery Trail

1pm Lunch at Wyanga Park Winery

2pm Activities

4pm Bus back to Nowa Nowa

6pm Dinner + live music

Monday 7th May

7 am Breakfast

8.30 ride Nowa Nowa to Orbost

12.30pm lunch at Sailors Grave Brewing

2.30 bus back to Nowa Nowa

3.30pm Event concludes. 


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What is included:

  • Camp site for 3 nights

  • All meals from Dinner Friday to Lunch Monday

  • Coffee enroute 

  • Entertainment

  • Support vehicle

  • First Aid Responders

  • Support riders 

  • Bus transfers 

  • All the support you could want delivered by friendly, fun, local people and businesses 

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Optional Upgrades

  • Roofed accommodation eg. Glamping tents, cottages

  • Easy Camping 

  • Activities such a massage

  • Merchandise and photographs

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