Mount Lofty Descent Bike Tour from Adelaide

Mount Lofty Descent Bike Tour from Adelaide

4 hours Adelaide, Australia

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See the stunning beauty of Adelaide’s native bushland on a small group bicycle tour down from the summit of Mount Lofty. On this relaxing, all-downhill ride, travel from the highest point in the mountain range for an unparalleled look at the hills and plains below. Fuel up for the ride with morning tea, catch a glimpse of koalas and kangaroos with a stop at Cleland Wildlife Park. Outfitted with a high-quality mountain bike and experienced guide, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of Adelaide from a distinctly different vantage point.
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Pass By: Escapegoat Adventures, Central Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia Australia

Pick up from the city in the Escapegoat Van

Stop At: 266 Mount Lofty Summit Road Cleland, South Australia Australia

Take in the stunning views at Mt Lofty Summit.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cleland Wildlife Park, Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers, South Australia 5152 Australia

Spend an hour or so exploring Cleland Wildlife Park where you will see Koalas and Kangaroos, then finish off with a morning tea

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Included

  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus to the summit of Mount Lofty
  • Use of bicycle and helmet
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
  • Entry to Cleland Wildlife Park
  • Entry/Admission - Cleland Wildlife Park

Excluded

  • None

Departure Point

91 Franklin St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 11 and under
  • This tour operates with a maximum of nine people
  • Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for bike riding. Closed-toe shoes are essential
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

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Estelle C October 2020

Great guide, very well looked after and great experience. Equipment was excellent and well maintained.

Glen J December 2017

Good fun. Safe for amateurs. Scenery great. Guide good fun. Get to see Koalas in the wild! Wish it was longer

Douglas P August 2017

Great trip. Excellent guide. Highly recommend to experienced bike riders.

Michael F May 2017

Fantastic highly recommended!

Fran February 2017

I was picked up at the hostel I was staying in and after picking up another couple, we drove off with our bike tour guide who was great. He gave us a quick talk about Adelaide and as we drove up to the starting point on Mount Lofty, he explained how the bike trip worked. He had great mountain bikes for us plus helmets and gloves if needed. He was great to explain that we could walk on any part of the path if we felt too nervous. I did start by walking for a small section upon our descent but then started to ride. The path varies from rocks to grass/sand mix, back to sections of rocks. No paved pathway down this mountain! We stopped at the animal sanctuary for tea and cake plus visits with the many animals looked after in the sanctuary. Once we left, I think we all felt more comfortable and relaxed more as we continued on down the mountain. The views are fabulous and it was terrific to have been able to ride through sections of the city on our way to meet the van in order to be driven back to our hostel or hotel. I am thrilled to have been successful in my first mountain bike riding adventure. The tour company was very professional and I would highly recommend signing up for this adventure in Adelaide.

junegsj September 2016

JUST GO FOR IT! I had only a few days to see Adelaide and this was the highlight. Brush up on your bike skills first as it'll require some good handling. I was left covered in mud but so much fun! Thanks Ian for picking me up from midpoint, I almost didn't make this trip as I couldn't get a bus!

Paul J January 2016

Fantastic time on this bike tour. We saw some great wildlife on our decent including lits of koala in the wild. The bike tour is a great way to see parts of Adelaide that are off the beaten track and suitable for all abilities.

Alyson R November 2015

Absolutely perfect! It was a lovely day with a lovely view. Our guide, Matt, was in no hurry to get us down the 'mountain'. We took our time feeding the kangaroos and admiring the teeth of the Tasmanian devil. Matt also gave us lots of warning on the 'tricky' bits of the trail which, mostly, weren't all that tricky. The bikes were in excellent shape, with good braking and a lot of traction. If you're after a challenging ride, this isn't for you. But for the traveler just wanting to get out and enjoy the scenery, it's perfect!

Erica G October 2015

It was a highlight to my trip.
The guide is really good, stopping at critical points to guide you to the way and even though I've never done mountain bike before it was good fun. Hard enough to challenge myself.
There is a walk in the park. We have some breakfast and bike again. Highly recommended

icoombridge March 2015

Excellent, Great fun...and very well guided by Ian.
We opted not to visit the actual wildlife park, except for coffee and muffins before heading down the mountain, spotting and photographing Koalas in the trees and then through the back roads and cycle tracks to the city.
Great half day trip, picked up from hotel, top guide, good bikes, and great value. Highly recommended, even if you haven't been mountain biking before.

Ingrid A February 2015

Brilliant but quite scary at the start if, like me, you haven't been on a bike for many years. Ian was fantastic, very patient and helpful. The stop at the wildlife park was great, petting a koala and feeding the Kangaroos. Also coffee and cake which was very welcome. Thoroughly enjoyable and great value.

Diana M A September 2014

This tour was one of the highlights to our trip to Australia. Ian, our guide, was well organized and guided us down the trail expertly. It is a great way to see Cleland Park and the views on the descent were spectacular. Ian stopped several times to point out Koalas in the trees and the Magpies were racing us down the hill. It was nice to have a tour that involved exercise as well as seeing some beautiful scenery. Thanks Ian for making our trip to Australia really special.

Linda H June 2014

Great tour! Guide was friendly and knowledgeable and very helpful with using the bikes. Trail through the bush of the park was easy to ride and we saw koalas and other animals in the wild.

Martyn C April 2014

Great way to spend a morning in Adelaide. Really enjoyed it. Our guide was really good and looked after us fantastically

Geoffrey M December 2014

Good, outdoor and enjoyable experience. Not a lot of things for active teenagers to do in Adelaide but this was a good one - my son enjoyed it. Tour operator is a great guy.

Iain A August 2014

A good way to see a part of Adelaide you wouldn't normally see. Biking on the trails was good fun and you don't need to be a pro mountain biker to do it. Cleland Park was good but seeing koala's in the wild was a bit special. Overall we were very pleased to have done the tour.

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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