Mount Beauty and surrounds offers something for the extreme and for those that prefer the serene.


The valley is a mountain bike hub, with rides for all abilities. It also offers some very unique road rides with challenging climbs to test any enthusiast.

Take a stroll along the river or hike Victoria’s highest mountain, Mount Bogong. Or just relax and enjoy local wineries or a cool beer at the local boutique brewery.

Mountain Bike Riding

Widely regarded as one of Australia's premier cross country and downhill mountain biking areas, the Big Hill Mountain Bike Park regularly hosts races including the National Mountain Bike Championships.

The park is conveniently located on the edge of town on the road up to Falls Creek, along the Bogong High Plains Road. Big Hill is a diverse mountain bike park with plenty of trails to ride.

Cross Country Riding

However, if challenging yourself on a State or National course is not your style, there are plenty of cross country trails within the forests, National Park and high plains surrounding Mount Beauty. 

Of course don’t forget those challenging mountains to climb on the road bike, home to the 3 Peaks Challenge, Mount Beauty and surrounds has a lot to offer.

Camping & Adventure Activities

Mount Beauty is the perfect destination for families who are keen on a spot of camping, with easy to navigate adventure activities.

From tubing to kayaking, gentle bush walks to conquering Mount Bogong, the MTB Pump Track for little legs or the Big Hill Mountain Bike Park for the more experienced rider, 2 hour to full day horse rides - name your adventure, Mount Beauty has it.


Contact our friendly staff to learn more about any of the local on and off road rides throughout our region.

Mt. Beauty Riding

  • Pondage Loop

    Difficulty/Terrain: Flat
    Distance: 2.6km

  • Damns Road Loop

    Difficulty/Terrain: Rolling Hills
    Distance: 15km

  • Mountain Creek Picnic Area

    Time: 1 to 2.5 hours return
    Distance: 12km

  • Redbank Road

    This sealed back road begins 13km from Mt Beauty, accessed via Kiewa Valley Highway towards Wodonga.

    Beautiful rural scenery and wineries en-route.

    Difficulty/Terrain: Up to 70km+ return.

  • Mt Beauty to Falls Creek

    Ride into the alpine cool. Food available at Falls Creek.

    Difficulty/Terrain: Hard
    Distance:30km (one way)
    Time: 3-5 hours return

  • Gaps Loop

    Left across Rosewhite Gap; Ovens Valley Hwy to Bright; Tawonga Gap; Mt Beauty

    Difficulty/Terrain: Hard
    Distance: 110km. Dow the valley 26km
    Time: 3-5 hours return

  • Tawonga Gap

    Difficulty/Terrain: Hard
    Distance: 10km (7.5km Climb)

  • Falls Creek to Strawberry Saddle

    Very scenic ride in the alpine cool.

    Distance: 30km return.

Many more long distance rides are possible

Big Hill Mountain Bike Park. Extensive X-Country and DH trail network including the famous Survey Track and Big Hill Downhill. Easy to Advanced.

Endless bush/4WD trails for bike tours.
  • Moncreif Gap Loop

  • East Kiewa Loop

  • Big Hill Climb

  • Mount Emu

  • Pyramid Hill

Falls Creek Riding

Ride in the alpine cool. Usually 10-15 degrees cooler than in the valleys.

  • Historic Huts Run

    Difficult: Medium
    Distance: 11.4km return

  • The Aqueduct Trail

    Diffculty: Easy
    Distance: 4.8km return

  • Mt Mckay Loop

    Difficulty: Hard
    Distance: 13.6km return

  • Tawonga Huts Run

    Difficulty: Hard
    Distance: 25km return

  • Marum Point Paralyser

    Difficulty: Medium
    Distance: 10.4km return

  • Mt Nelse

    Difficulty: Hard
    Distance: 17.4km return

  • Chairlift Runs

    During the Christmas/New Year period - catch the lift up and ride down

PLUS new cross country trails have been made and enjoyed over the past 2 years.
  • Village to Langford Gap

    Difficulty: Easy
    Distance: 12km return

  • Mt Beauty Ride

    Difficulty: Easy
    Distance: 30km one way, hard 60km return

  • Triathlon Leg

    Difficulty: Medium
    Distance: 26.6km return 

  • Blue Duck Run

    Difficulty: Hard
    Distance: 95km return or medium 47.5 one way

  • Falls Creek to Bright

    Difficulty: Hard
    Distance: 120km return

  • 3 Peaks Loop

    Difficulty: Hard
    Distance: 235km round trip