Self Guided Motorbike Tours - Melbourne
Melbourne to Sydney
A fantastic ride that starts on a high with the Great Ocean Road and only gets better from there. Explore the Grampians National Park, sweep through the Victoria Highlands and ride high into the breathtaking Snowy Mountains, before continuing up the New South Wales southern coast to ride into the welcoming embrace of one of the greatest cities on earth. Sydney.
Melbourne to Sydney self guided motorbike tour
7 DAYS
6 NIGHTS
2,040km
SEPTEMBER TO APRIL
AU$ 2,422
What's included in the tour
What's included - Quality accommodation
Great accommodation for two people. Typically in 3 1/2 or 4 star resorts, hotels or bed & breakfast establishments.
What's included - Bike of your choice
The motorcycle of your choice. We've a wide selection to choose from, something to suit every taste and experience level.
What's included - Detailed itinerary
A detailed itinerary crammed full of information about the best places to visit, and interesting background information.
What's included - Google map links
Digital map links sent out to you in advance so you can explore the route before you arrive, plus guidance on the best riding routes to take each day.
Exclusions and things you should know
Tour customisation notification
We can adjust this tour to match your preferences, timescale and motorcycle "must-do" lists. Simply ask us and we'll get it sorted!
GPS and sat-nav
GPS / sat-nav units cannot be pre-programmed with your self guided tour unfortunately. For an explanation why, click here.
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Melbourne to Sydney Self Guided Motorcycle Tour

The scenery you'll ride through on this trip is simply stunning and some great alpine regions, means some superb biking roads to enjoy! This tour is best experienced from late Spring to early Autumn, due to the somewhat changeable weather that can crop up during the winter months. With so much to experience and enjoy, sandwiched between two incredible cities, you'll remember these seven days for many more than that.

We can adjust this tour to match your preferences, timescale and motorcycle "must-do" lists. Simply ask us!

Melbourne
A bustling, cosmopolitan city with loads to see and do. The 'Cultural Capital of Australia' will do its very best to make you feel welcome. Plenty of superb restaurants offering great meals, shopping, parks and an easy to use tram system make touring the city a breeze. A brilliant place to set out on this amazing motorcycle tour to Cairns.

Melbourne
Image credits linkMelbourne, 'Culture Capital of Australia'

The Great Ocean Road
Famous as one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world, words can't describe the wonderful scenery and amazing riding on this 280km stretch of road on the fringes of Melbourne, but we'll try anyway.

The Great Ocean Road
Image credits linkThe world famous Great Ocean Road, Victoria - Named for good reason

As soon as your wheels hit asphalt, you'll realise just how special the Great Ocean Road really is. The route twists and turns, hugging the picturesque cliffs as it winds a sinuous path along the coast. Curve after sweeping curve are seamlessly stitched together, almost purposely designed to give maximum enjoyment to any motorcycle riders that are lucky enough to be there.

There are plenty of small coastal towns to stop for a break and a coffee, serving up fantastic ocean lookouts along with the great refreshments. The lovely Otway Ranges provide a lush backdrop to the quaint towns when the road darts inland away from the coast. It takes longer than you might expect to ride along this gem of a road, there's simply so much to see.

The 12 Apostles
Image credits linkThe 12 Apostles along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria. Hard to miss when you're on a motorcycle!

Take a walk in the temperate rainforest at Maits Rest, try and spot that iconic Aussie creature the Koala in the trees above, visit the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, the Grotto, London Bridge, The Arch the list goes on and on! Don't forget to watch the road as well as the spectacular views though!

Every motorcyclist should ride this road at least once in their life!

The Grampians National Park
The ancient hills of the Grampians National Park make for an awesome spectacle as you ride toward them. This area of granite highlands is jam packed with wildlife, superb lookouts and beautiful waterfalls. The visitor centre at Halls Gap can provide all the information you'll need for getting the best out of your time there and will give you a great overview of the area, ensuring you get to see everything you want during your visit.

Grampians National Park
Image credits linkThe Baroka lookout in the Grampians National Park. Great views and even better riding!

By the time you've ridden the roads in the park, taken a short walk to the two main lookouts and perhaps trekked to the base of one of the thundering waterfalls, you'll need at least a half day to absorb what's on offer, but will probably long to spend more time lost in the atmosphere of the national park.

Victoria Highlands
New South Wales has the Snowy Mountains which you'll be riding through soon and Victoria has the Highlands. A more relaxed alpine environment than the Snowies, but don’t be fooled, there are plenty of thrilling roads to ride and more breathtaking scenery to provide a great backdrop.

Wide open plains framed by rolling hills and jagged mountain peaks, the road stretching far into the distance meandering gently as it weaves through small settlements and tiny communities.

The Victoria Highlands
Image credits linkThe Victoria Highlands offers a more relaxed approach and some epic scenery to ride across

With such unrestricted views all around there’s plenty of time to prepare for the corners, revel in the experience and then gaze about at the intricate beauty beyond the perfect ribbon of asphalt you’re speeding along.

Snowy Mountains
Epic alpine scenery in Australia? You bet! Most people don’t realise that Australia has more ski runs than Switzerland, but a ride through this area will soon set the record straight. Although mostly recognised for its winter sports, 'the Snowies' as the area is affectionately known, is a playground for those looking for something different and adventurous motorcyclists alike.

Riding in the Snowy Mountains
Image credits linkThe Snowy Mountains offer up some invigorating roads for some fantastic motorcycle riding

Twist through the atmospheric alpine forests, sweep along the winding mountain roads and drink in the fantastic scenery. Whilst you’re having so much fun don’t forget to stop for lunch at one of the seasonal alpine towns along the way, or pause for a rest on the shores of one of the many pristine snow fed lakes.

Snow fed lakes in the Snowy Mountains
Image credits linkFascinating places abound in the Snowy Mountains, especially for those that love the great outdoors!

New South Wales Southern Coast
There are more than 30 national parks scattered along the coastline of southern New South Wales, with incredible marine sanctuaries and nature reserves adding to the already pretty impressive count. The route follows the coast along the Grand Pacific Drive and over the famous Seacliff Bridge, a marvel of modern road building. It's not possible to ride any closer to the ocean without actually getting wet.

Seacliff Bridge view
Image credits linkThe Seacliff Bridge and the New South Wales southern coastline provide some fantastic motorcycling opportunities

The Opera House
Image credits linkThe iconic Sydney Opera House
Sydney
There's so much to see and do in this fantastic city that words can't even begin to describe the place, that won't stop us trying of course! There's the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, Manly, Circular Quay and that merely scratches the surface of what Sydney has to offer you.

Sydney is such a vibrant city that it would be a shame not to stay a little while and relax, it's the perfect spot to wind down after your motorbike tour. If you fancy taking advantage of some of what Sydney has to offer, why not let us organise a few extra nights accommodation after your tour at a centrally located city hotel? You don’t need the bike in the city as public transport is excellent. Just ask!

Sydney
Image credits linkThe incredible city of Sydney is a fantastic spot to relax after a motorcycle tour

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