Buchan Caves Reserve is closed due to an unforeseen weather event. Visitors are advised to take care and please adhere to warnings, road closures and advice provided by emergency services across the shire.

 

East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

7 Peaks Ride - Dinner Plain

Dinner Plain National Parks and Reserves

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Overview

Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge which run from October 2017 to April 2018.

Description

Victoria’s 7 Peaks Ride is an at-your-own pace cycling challenge which run from late October to April. Taking you up winding mountain roads, around steep turns and past spectacular views right to the top of seven Victorian Alpine Resorts.

Climb out of Omeo on the Great Alpine Road, taking note to grab a breather at the Kosciuszko Lookout eight kilometres along the way. Shortly after the Lookout is something of a descent, followed by some undulating road to Cobungra Station, before you hit some serious climbing. Ride through the changing landscape of alpine ash, snowgum forest and heathland. Only 12 kilometres from Hotham, picturesque Dinner Plain village is a top spot to stay overnight.

Distance: 42.8 kilometres
Rise: 943 metres
Grade Average: 2 per cent
Grade Max: 11 per cent

Start: Car park 202 Day Ave, Omeo (opposite German Cuckoo Clock Shop)

Finish: Dinner Plain Village Entrance, Great Alpine Road, Dinner Plain

Water and Shelter: Dinner Plain Hut

Mobile coverage: Good in village, variable during ride

Map & Directions

Phone 5755 0555