Australian Cycling Holidays

Cycle the Magnificent Coast Line, the Adelaide Hills and Wine Growing Regions

Australian Cycling Holidays explore the unique countryside of South Australia with this unforgettable Adelaide bike tour experience. Adelaide is the ideal environment to enjoy the very best cycling in Australia and at the same time relax and unwind in true ‘Aussie’ style.

The bike ride options each day surrounding Adelaide are truly unique and take your cycling adventures to new heights only challenged by your own level of fitness. With Adelaide’s gastronomical delights on offer, you are left with a lasting impression and an excellent reward for a day well lived by bike on your Australian cycling holiday.

With over 10 years of riding this amazing cycling area and a world of cycling experience available from the team at Practice Bicycle, enjoy the best selection of tailored rides and experience for yourself why Adelaide ranks as our #1 Australian Cycling destination.

Australian Cycling Holidays are not only about great ‘Cycling Down Under’, if your interested in great wine then you have come to the perfect place.  Visit one of over 50 wineries around Adelaide, you can take advantage of the many different types of wines produced and even visit the home of Australia’s most famous wine – Penfolds Grange.

Looking for more of a cycling challenge in Australia?

Challenging Bike ToursAdelaide Cycling Tour with the very best challenging rides in Australia, come and test your legs ‘down under’.

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Luxury Bike Tours

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Comfortable – 50km/31 mi per day

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Rides Only:
Without Accommodation $2440 per person

Premium Tour:
3* Apartment Accommodation $2985 per person
3* Hotel Accommodation $3085 per person
4* Hotel Accommodation $3333 per person

Or make it custom from $3485 per person

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Adelaide, Australia

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October – March

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Small Group Size

4 to 6 people

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Single room – $345
Bike hire – $500
Non-cycling partner – $2915

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Unique Australian cycling holidays!

Our Australian cycling holidays show case the very best cycling down under in Adelaide, an unique Aussie experience!
Enjoy the magnificent picturesque roads by bike and amazing sight-seeing opportunities of the south coast of Australia.  The city of Adelaide is the cosmopolitan coastal capital of South Australia, highlighting all the charm on offer with a visit to Australia.
Cycling the coastline, exploring the old settlements in the Adelaide Hills or riding among the McLaren Vale wineries full of world-class wines.

Adelaide is the perfect destination for your Australian cycling adventures.

A bike trip in Adelaide with Practice Bicycle is sure to delight both the avid cyclist and traveler! Adelaide, with it's surrounding hills and valleys, is a stunning city with old world charm, outdoor beauty, friendly people and great food, all of which are on the menu for the trip. Opportunities to ride to beautiful beaches, and hills and to travel to some of the regions finest wine areas are all part of this delightful tour. All together superb coaching and riding that is expertly planned to maximize enjoyment and minimize traffic, delectable lunches along the way, great wildlife viewing and great fun with Paul and Bridget & Practice Bicycle!
Testimonial by J A Davis – USA
J A Davis – USA
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Dates

Below are all our Australian cycling holidays scheduled small-group departures for the Australia Bike Trips. To enquire about joining, click the “Enquire Now” button next to the tour date.

2022
  • 24 January — 29 January Enquire
  • 21 February — 26 February Book Now Enquire
  • 21 March — 26 March Book Now Enquire
  • 24 October — 29 October Enquire
  • 21 November — 26 November Enquire
  • 19 December — 24 December Enquire

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If you want to travel on different dates, don’t hesitate to contact us about arranging a custom Australia Bike Trip!

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Itinerary

Take a look at what’s waiting for you cycling down under, enquire above for a unique Aussie experience.
Australia Bike Trip Arrival Day - River Torrens
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 20km/12mi
Includes: Adelaide Airport Transfer
Adelaide A Natural Fit for ‘Cycling down Under’
Welcome to Adelaide, our personalized service will collect you at midday from Adelaide Airport followed by a short transfer to your deluxe accommodation in the heart of the city. Having checked-in to your accommodation we are available to assist you with un-packing your bike and should time permit the opportunity for a gentle ride along the river Torrens to stretch out the legs from your travel and to ensure that the bikes also travelled safely!
Adelaide City is surrounded by green parks and our ride show cases this beautiful Australian City with the Torrens River separating the City and North Adelaide. The perfect introduction and welcome ride down under welcome to Adelaide!

HIGHLIGHTS
 Adelaide City positioned between the Hills and the Ocean
 River Torrens Linear Park Trail ride with Australia’s nature on the doorstep!

Australia Bike Trip – Norton Summit
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 60km/37mi
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
Experience your own iconic Adelaide Hills climb with Norton Summit. With a variety of our choice routes on offer and the unique flexibility of our designed rides for all abilities the key to your ultimate week of riding and pleasure. Enjoy these fantastic roads amongst the Adelaide Hills
The town is named after Robert Norton, who arrived in South Australia shortly after its proclamation, and made the first recorded climb in the area in 1836. It is well known for the popular Scenic Hotel, founded in the 1870s, often considered one of the best pubs in Adelaide and perfect for a café stop.
Magnificent picture postcard view amongst the vines and cherry orchards before we get lost in a forest… for lunch.

HIGHLIGHTS
 Iconic Adelaide climb Norton Summit amazing views City -> Beach
 Piccadilly circuit among the vines & cherries
 Lost in a Forest or should we say ‘pizza’!

Australia Bike Trip – Henley Beach
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 50km/31mi
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch among the vines
Adelaide City to Gulf St Vincent Sea
With a variety of superb riding on offer during your ‘cycling down under’ bike trip, why not a trip from the City to the Sea! Adelaide’s sand and surf are virtually inescapable when experiencing the absolute best of South Australia from meandering esplanades to beach side cafes you’re never too far from this pristine coast. Today we enjoy the flat coastal roads with this morning’s adventure showcasing the typical Australian beaches. With white beaches this morning it must be green vines this afternoon, contrasting colours of the unique Australian landscape. This afternoon enjoy a vehicle transfer south for a relaxing lunch among some of the finest vineyards in the world and the McLaren Vale region.

HIGHLIGHTS
 Cosmopolitan atmosphere of Henley Beach
 Magnificent shoreline of St Vincent Gulf
 Lunch among the sweeping vineyard vistas!

Australia Bike Trip – The Gorge
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 60km/37mi
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch at Cudlee Creek
Gorge…‘ous’ Route! Rolling climb, Scenic surroundings
Your premium ride this morning as we wind our way out of Adelaide and experience a taste of the beautiful Adelaide Hills with Gorge Road. This route with gentle slopes slowly winds you to the Kangaroo Creek Reservoir, as we pass by wonderful names that could only be Australia, Cudlee Creek and Chain of Ponds.
The uniqueness of the Aussie landscape allows us to keep the pedals turning, don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for the animals of this beautiful country as we pass by Adelaide’s wildlife park on our ride into the Northern Adelaide Hills. Lunch is calling among the serenity of Adelaide, and you certainly do not want to miss the ‘Aussie Tucker”!

HIGHLIGHTS
 Gorge Road spectacular foothills, quaint towns, natural scenery
 Kangaroos & Kangaroo Creek Reservoir
 Adelaide Hills Pub with a view, established 1857

Australia Bike Trip – Glenelg
Comfortable Ride Route:
Distance 50km/31mi
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch in the Hills
Glenelg Sun Surf & Salt
Recovery Day in the saddle! Pedal pure enjoyment! Today is the perfect opportunity to ‘soft pedal’ on the comfortable coastal roads to Seacliff. Pristine beaches, coastal nodes, unique rugged coastline, and seaside charm.
Relish the coast in the morning and the Adelaide Hills in the afternoon. A short vehicle transfer takes us amongst some of the finest wineries in South Australia, the perfect spot for a relaxing lunch in the vines.
Onkaparinga Valley is packed with all the goodies that we deserve after pedalling. Whether its Handmade chocolates, delicious gourmet cheese, and boutiques of South Australian wines. These are just a few of the attractions that this friendly country area has to offer.
HIGHLIGHTS
 Stunning stretches of Coastline
 Cities beach buzzing with vibe
 Lunch amongst the vines
Australia Bike Trip Departure Day
Includes: Breakfast, Adelaide Airport Transfer

Goodbye from Adelaide, South Australia
With your adventures drawing to a close this morning we say goodbye from Practicebicycle and are available to assist you with your onward travels.
We will transfer you to Adelaide Airport this morning and wish you bon voyage and continued fun with your Australian travels.

Our ‘Rides Only’ package allows you to enjoy Adelaide bike tours without any add-ons or accommodation.
You prefer to choose and organise all your own holiday details, accommodation, restaurants, travel…then our Rides Only option is perfect for you!
Offering complete flexibility, join us at a central Adelaide meeting point just like you would for a ride back home, for the best guided rides of your life ‘down under’.
What’s included:
* 5 days of amazing ‘down under’ guided rides, tailored to your ability
* 4 tasty Aussie lunch’s including the world famous Adelaide Hills & McLaren Vale wine growing areas
* Authentic ‘aussie’ cafe stops’ facilitated on route
* Qualified professional cycling guides with full support
* Support team & vehicle, mechanical assistance and a selection of sports drinks & nutritional bars

Australian Cycling Holidays are packed full of fun both on and off the bike..
With the city of Adelaide’s generous boulevards and elegant architecture provide the perfect backdrop for all sorts of activities. No matter what takes your interest, there’s something here for you.
Visit the home of Australia’s most famous wine – Penfolds Grange – swim with dolphins in our clear clean waters, cuddle a koala or wander the most beautiful cricket ground in the world, Adelaide Oval.
For shopaholics, wander down Rundle Mall and indulge in some retail therapy. Be sure to pick up some treats from Haigh’s Chocolates or stock up on RM Williams merchandise from the legendary Outback outfitter.
If you want to immerse yourself in South Australia’s rich arts and culture, stroll along North Terrace – Adelaide’s “cultural boulevard.” It is the home of great art collections and some of Australia’s most beautiful buildings.

Depending on availability, Practice Bicycle include a choice of 3* and 4* hand-picked luxury accommodation in the heart of the Adelaide city centre. The 4* Majestic Roof Garden Hotel the perfect location to relax and enjoy the very best of the wonderful city of Adelaide South Australia.  Should you prefer to self cater the spacious, Frome Street Apartments accommodation is perfect for a relaxed stay. For something a little different, and to cater for all our guests we also recommend the delightful 3* charming Adabco Boutique Hotel in the city centre.

          Majestic Roof Garden 4 Star Hotel Adelaide City Australia          Adabco Boutique 3 Star Hotel Adelaide Australia          Frome Street Apartments 3 Star Adelaide CBD

Whether you have years of cycling experience or are just new to the bike, our Australian cycling holidays in Adelaide offer amazing rides of discovery.

We have many years of cycling experience, sharing unique riding with cyclists of all levels. Each cycling route on offer during the Adelaide bike tours are tailored specifically to your bike riding ability and experience, so you can have a comfortable ride or more of a challenge – the choice is yours. All rides start and end in the same place, so there are no targets to make each day and no time constraints.

Adelaide bike tours are designed for the ideal balance between comfortable and challenging ride routes. Australian cycling holidays are not all the same, putting together the perfect ride week is what sets us apart from the rest!

If you are looking for a challenge with your next cycling vacation take a look at our Challenging Bike Tours category, with fantastic cycling opportunities in superb destinations including, Australia, Portugal, Italy and the the French Alps.

On each of our Australian Cycling Holidays we tailor the daily rides to the riders cycling experience, the perfect bike riding week .
Practice Bicycle has developed over 30 great rides in Adelaide for riders of all levels, show casing this unique area with the best cycling in Australia.
Amazing rides discovered with over 15 years of cycling in south Australia take a look at the choice ride routes on the Adelaide bike tour itinerary above.

Yes, our Non Cycling guests experience all the sights & delights of surrounding Adelaide, at a leisurely pace from the comfort of the support vehicle, catching up at regular intervals throughout the day with the cycling group and our off the beaten path Aussie lunch together.
Our local support team will share with you the unique culture and townships of South Australia on route, beyond what any guide book with show you!

‘Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday’
The one location, one hotel cycling experience is the brain child of Bridget Evans (Owner/Operator).  On retiring from professional cycling it was the pure pleasure of cycling that evolved the proven Practice Bicycle formula of one location.  To include everything enjoyable and removing the less pleasurable is our goal of your perfect cycling holiday experience.

Packing and Unpacking each day was tiring, stressful and time consuming. With insufficient time to relax, enjoy and experience the unique location before it was time to move on again.
With a life spent discovering the very best locations to Practice Bicycle, including endless ride options exploring in every direction all from the one hotel.
Experience the very best cycling of your life when you Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday!

Premium ‘Australia Bike Trip’ includes:

  • 5 nights 3* or 4* luxury accommodation in the heart of Adelaide City
  • Fabulous buffet breakfast each morning 4* Hotel only
  • 5 days of amazing ‘down under’ guided rides, tailored to your ability
  • 4 tasty Aussie lunch’s including the world famous Adelaide Hills & McLaren Vale wine growing areas
  • Authentic ‘aussie’ cafe stops’ facilitated on route
  • Qualified professional cycling guides with full support
  • Support team & vehicle, mechanical assistance and a selection of sports drinks & nutritional bars.
  • Winery visits (of course!)
  • Airport pick-up & drop-off from Adelaide Airport (South Australia) with private transfer to your Hotel in the heart of the City (Midday tour arrival & departure days)

Australia Bike Trip Highlights:

  • Norton Summit, offering amazing panoramic views of Adelaide City, coast and plains.
  • Adelaide Hills, rugged region East of Adelaide including the former German settlement of Hahndorf village full of great pubs and galleries.
  • Glenelg Beach, soak up the charm of this classic seaside suburb on the shore of Gulf St Vincent.
  • McLaren Vale south of Adelaide a sea of green leafy vineyards on a sun burnt Australian landscape and home to some of the worlds oldest grape vines!
  • Unique small group experience, first class service & lots of fun!
  • Memories of a Lifetime!
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