Overnight Mountain Bike Adventure

 

Outback Cycling Overnight Mountain Bike Adventure

 

ITINERARY 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Small group tour
  • West MacDonnell Ranges
  • Unique desert mountain bike single trail
  • Wildlife sightings
  • Camping under the stars

DAY 1

Arrive into Alice Springs Airport, pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel accommodation based at the foot of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. Take the time this afternoon to unpack and build your bike, or get set up on a hire mountain bike from Outback Cycling. Meet your Mountain Bike Tour Guide at 5pm for a tour briefing. Enjoy dinner at your own leisure at the multiple restaurant and bar options in Alice Springs. Stay tonight at your hotel accommodation

DAY 2

Rise to enjoy breakfast at your hotel accommodation and drop your bag into the tour support vehicle. Depart the hotel at 10.30am on your bike with your Tour Guide. Ride the epic single trail snaking around the edge of urban Alice Springs to come to a rest at the Telegraph Station. Enjoy lunch at the Trail Station Café and a guided tour of the original Alice Springs and township. Continue by bike after lunch on the undulating trail headed into the West MacDonnell Ranges. Afternoon tea on the trails. Finish the day with a memorable outback sunset as we arrive at our bush camp. Enjoy damper, new friends and laughter under the blanket of a million stars in the infinite night sky.

DAY 3

Wake to the sounds of the bush. After breakfast, we’ll hit the trails once again and stop for morning tea. As we head back to Alice Springs, we’ll stop in at a local’s café for some good grub before finally returning to our hotel where our tour ends. Enjoy some ‘down-time’ during the afternoon to re-charge your batteries and then re-join around the hotel pool for wood fired pizza and beer. Stay tonight at your hotel accommodation

DAY 4

Rise to enjoy breakfast at your hotel accommodation and if you are flying out, catch your Airport transfer with your packed bike. If you are staying a bit longer in Alice, then we’ll see you out on the trails!

Includes:

  • 2 night’s bike friendly hotel accommodation (pre and post tour)
  • Telegraph Station Historical Guided Tour
  • Camping and catering equipment (swag, linen, towel)
  • Snack on trail
  • 3 x breakfasts
  • 1 x lunch
  • 2 x dinners
  • Expert Mountain Bike Guide, informative commentary
  • All camping and National Park fees
  • Emergency communication facilities
  • Down-time for exploring Alice Springs at your own leisure

Excludes:

  • Air fares
  • Mountain Bike
  • Helmet
  • Hydration pack
  • Bike riding shoes

(Bikes and equipment can be rented from Outback Cycling, riding shoes CANNOT be rented)

Departs: Mondays and Fridays

Not suitable for children under 15 years. Moderate level of fitness and bike riding skills required

  • $1,150.00 AUD per person (minimum of 2 people)
  • To book or enquire about an Overnight Mountain Bike Adventure, please call +61 08 8952 1541 or click here.


Mountain Bike Tour

Outback Cycling Mountain Bike The Outback Tours
Outback Cycling Mountain Bike The Outback Tours

Whatever your fitness level, whatever your confidence level, our Alice Springs Mountain Bike Tours are customised to your experiences needs and wants. Following set up with equipment and bike, we venture into the bush that surrounds Alice Springs and ride some of the most amazing and unique mountain bike trails in AUSTRALIA.

While the adrenaline is pumping, we’ll be on the look out for friendly wallabies and kangaroos.

You will be treated to views of the town that only the locals get to see. Our trails are Alice’s best kept secret!

Book Mountain Bike Tour

Outback Cycling Mountain Bike The Outback Tours
Outback Cycling Mountain Bike The Outback Tours

DETAILS:

  • Mountain bike, helmet, tour guide, water bottle, drinks and snacks
  • Riders should wear comfortable runners/walking shoes and non-restricting clothing (loose trousers are not advised)
  • Items to bring: daypack to carry personal items, drinking water, sunscreen, sunglasses & camera if desired
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years of age
  • $155 AUD per person (minimum of 2 people)
  • $200 AUD per person includes 3 hour MTB Tour, plus use of the bike for 24 hours. 

 

  • From 1 January – 31 March: Tours depart 6am (sunrise tour) daily
  • From 1 April  – 30 September: Tours depart daily at 10:00am
  • All tours depart from Outback Cycling, 6/63 Todd Mall, Alice Springs
  • To book a Mountain Bike Tour, please call +61 08 8952 1541 or click here.

Mountain Bike Night Tour

Outback Cycling Mountain Bike Night ToursFeeling a bit more adventurous? Ride through the night with us! Float along the single-track under a blanket of stars and feel the cool breeze as you carve through the trails.

“The Best Thing I’ve Ever Done!” – Gerban 2017, Germany

DETAILS:

  • Mountain bike, helmet, light, tour guide, water bottle, and snacks
  • Riders should wear comfortable runners/walking shoes and non-restricting clothing (loose trousers are not advised)
  • Items to bring: daypack to carry personal items, drinking water & camera if desired
  • Not suitable for children under 12 years of age
  • $155 AUD per person (minimum of 2 people)
  • $200 AUD per person includes 3 hour MTB Tour, plus use of the bike for 24 hours. 

 

  • From 1 January – 31 Dec: Tours depart 5:30pm daily
  • All tours depart from Outback Cycling, 6/63 Todd Mall, Alice Springs
  • To book a Mountain Bike Night Tour , please call +61 08 8952 1541 or click here.

Velo Excursion Guided Tours

Outback Cycling Velo Excursion Guided Tours
Outback Cycling Velo Excursion Guided Tours

Travelling by bicycle, you will immerse yourself in all the diversity that our frontier town, Alice Springs, has to offer. Enjoy a picturesque 3km bike ride alongside the dry Todd River bed into the National Park. On this route you’ll experience the unique detail of this classic outback town. Upon arrival of our first destination, you will learn about the original town settlement at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station. Here, you can enjoy an NT roasted barista coffee, home baked cake and a stroll through the Trail Station Cafe Gift Shop. Next, your guide will lead you to Yubu Napa Art Gallery, where original and contemporary Indigenous artworks are showcased. Regularly, Indigenous artists are painting in residence.

Book Velo Excursion Tour

Outback Cycling Velo Excursion Guided Tours
Outback Cycling Velo Excursion Guided Tours

DETAILS:

  • Total tour duration is 4 hours; this includes bike and equipment set-up, skills tuition (where required) and rest stops along the way
  • Participants should bring a minimum of 700ml of drinking water
  • The tour takes place only on sealed paths
  • Please contact us if you have a group of 6 or larger
  • $160 per adult (minimum 2 adults required for tour to operate)
  • $39.50 per child aged 7 – 12 years
  • $30 per child aged 6 & under

1 April – 30 September: Tours depart daily at 9:00am and 2:00pm

1 October – 31 March: Tours depart at 3pm daily

To book “Velo Excusion”, please call +61 08 8952 1541 or click here.


Alice Springs Trails Network

The group conquering the river crossing!

WHERE TO FIND US:


Cancellation policy :

  • If Outback Cycling cancels the tour due to poor weather or other unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be provided to customers who have booked and paid
  • If the customer cancels their booking more than 48 hours before the commencement of the tour, 50% refund will be offered
  • If the customer cancels their booking within 48 hours of the commencement of the tour, or does not present to the tour at the advertised time, then they forfeit any payment they have made for the tour
  • When bookings are cancelled (by either the customer, or Outback Cycling), any refunds provided will not include any of the fees or payment surcharges incurred by the payment process selected at the time of booking