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Riesling Trail

Clare Valley, Clare, South Australia, Australia
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Great fun - definitely worth the effort!

We hired bikes in Clare and cycled to a few wineries with a lunch stop at Mitchell wines. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynn S
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Sydney, Australia
Well worth it

We hired our bikes in Clare and cycled to SevenHill winery, which was definitely worth a visit and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robbie S
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“old railway” (17 reviews)
“easy ride” (13 reviews)
“clare valley” (41 reviews)
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Clare Valley, Clare, South Australia, Australia
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"old railway"
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"easy ride"
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"clare valley"
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"tim adams"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"rail line"
in 5 reviews
"great ride"
in 5 reviews
"mr mick"
in 4 reviews
"mountain bikes"
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"hire bikes"
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"enjoyable ride"
in 4 reviews
"wine tasting"
in 15 reviews
"return trip"
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"long ride"
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"in excellent condition"
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"up hill"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired bikes in Clare and cycled to a few wineries with a lunch stop at Mitchell wines. We took the advice from the guy we rented the bikes from and headed uphill to Sevenill Winery via Tim Adams and then onto Mitchell Wines for...More

Thank Lynn S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired our bikes in Clare and cycled to SevenHill winery, which was definitely worth a visit and a walk around. Then took the side loop that went past Skillagalee and Kilakanoon wineries - a picturesque detour. As we were in our cycling gear and...More

Thank Robbie S
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We spent a day riding the trail, and had a great time biking and stoping at wineries. We rented from the cycle shop that is almost on the trail, and had a great experience with our bikes. It rained the day we rode, and even...More

2  Thank WpgLeah
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Do not visit the Clare Valley without spending some time either riding or walking this beautiful trail. With easy access to wineries, beautiful countryside and well maintained track it was an absolute highlight of our recent trip to Clare.

Thank GFMVHAC
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Great trail even for novice cyclists. Great places to stop, eat and drink along the way. You can hire bikes if you don't have any. You do need to wear helmets.

1  Thank Jacky L
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

An easy cycle trail with in general long gradual ascents and descents throughout the circa 30km from Clare to Auburn. Good maps of the trail are usually provided along with the bike hire or from the info centres. There are numerous Informative placards throughout the...More

1  Thank AllyBee43
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Although it was hot (very hot by Alaskan standards!) this trail was an absolute must! We rented bikes from the local bike rental place and took off along the trail. What an excellent way to see the valley while checking out the wineries! Just be...More

Thank JAGSeward
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

This trail is fabulous for the novice rider or the experienced. The quality of the track is excellent and being on an old railway line, the inclines are gradual and easy to manage. Hire your bikes from Kent at Reisling Trail Bike Hire - very...More

4  Thank AdelaideGolfer
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We hired new funky bikes from the Riesling trial bike hire - staff were super friendly and helpful. Got us set up with right sized bikes, helmets and even offered free bottles of water. Maps included. We went on a Saturday at 9am, unfortunately most...More

2  Thank AnnaSpanna84
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

What a great way to get away from it all and get back to nature! The Riesling trail is an easy ride for all ages. Meanders sling the old rail line from Clare to Auburn and beyond. Plenty of places to stop and admire the...More

1  Thank gray_darren67
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genevieve w
February 19, 2018|
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Response from Tristan S | Reviewed this property |
There’s a heap of options around the area from bnb’s to motels - when we went we stayed at Clare which is at the start - as for public transport there is none that I’m aware of - Barossa does have a taxi service that should... More
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January 19, 2018|
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Response from Tristan S | Reviewed this property |
It’s sealed most of the way with a small gravel like stone - personally I wouldn’t ride my road bike on it - we used mountain bikes - although some commuter style treaded tyres would cope ok - you can also ride on the road... More
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Pam M
February 22, 2017|
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Response from WollongongSheila | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pam sorry slow in replying try Clare tourist info they were very helpful. I know beechworth bright rail trail you can bus it. not sure about clare
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