The area from the Murray River to the mountains of northeast Victoria is ideal for mountain bike enthusiasts.
Beechworth Cycle & Saws. Rent a bicycle at this outlet on Beechworth's main street for A$25 for half a day and A$35 for a full day. 17 Camp St., Beechworth, VIC, 3747. 03/5728–1402. Mon.–Fri. 9–5:30, Sat. 9–1, open Sun only during school holidays.
Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. A 98 km (61 miles) paved trail stretches from Wangaratta to Bright, with a branch line to Beechworth and recent extensions to Milawa and Wandiligong. Bicycle rentals are available at Wangaratta, Beechworth, Bright, and Myrtleford. A trail map is available from the visitor centers at each of these towns, and can also be downloaded from the trail website. Albert Rd., Beechworth, VIC, 3747. 1800/801–065. www.murraytomountains.com.au.