The area from the Murray River to the mountains of northeast Victoria is ideal for mountain bike enthusiasts.

Beechworth Cycle & Saws. Rent a bicycle at this outlet on Beechworth's main street for A$25 for half a day and A$35 for a full day. 17 Camp St., Beechworth, Victoria, 3747. 03/5728–1402. Weekdays 9–5:30, Sat. 9–1, Sun. during school holidays.

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. A 98-km (61-mile) paved trail stretches from Wangaratta to Bright, with a branch line to Beechworth and recent extensions to Milawa and Wandiligong. Bicycle rentals are available at Wangaratta, Beechworth, Bright, and Myrtleford. A trail map is available from the visitor centers at each of these towns, and can also be downloaded from the trail website. Albert Rd., Beechworth, Victoria, 3747. 1800/801065;

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