Experience the Granite Belt at a leisurely pace, cycling the quiet country roads which string the dozens of cellar doors and foodie stops together.
The terrain is easy riding across most of the Granite Belt, perfect for leisurely cycling from winery to winery.
A popular trail is the well marked Stanthorpe to Ballandean Bike Trail, which follows 32km of quiet country roads, starting in Stanthorpe at the picturesque creek and meandering through quiet country back roads towards the wine village of Ballandean.
Local bike experts Granite Belt Bicycle Tours & Hire have a range of tour itinerary suggestions, with their most popular tour Castles, Cafes & Cabernet Tour being around 15km.
For more bike trails across the Stanthorpe region and for maps and information about riding them check out the: Stanthorpe section of Ride the Great Divide website.
Hire a Bike or Join a Guided Bike Tour
Bring your own bike or let our local Stanthorpe bicycle tours and hire business Granite Belt Bicycle Tours make everything easy.
They offer the option of fully guided bicycle tours or choose to go yourself on a self-guided tour and use their bicycle hire service (including all biking accessories). Bikes hire includes delivery of bikes to your accommodation and a service that picks you up at the end of the day (plus also picks up any purchases you’ve made along your way!)
Ask about e-bikes available for hire too!
Vineyard Picnic + RIDE PACKAGE
Book a Picnic & Play Day experience at Ridgemill Estate and bicycle hire is included for a cycle through the vineyard and down the surrounding quiet country roads. Use games available onsite, indulge with the gourmet picnic hamper with picnic blanket provided, enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine and take away with you a regional produce hamper. …More about this experience.
Stay + RidE Package
Stay in a modern 31 The Rocks Villa on the outskirts of Stanthorpe with bike hire included in their special package. View their bike hire & accommodation package.
Roadside Coffee & Wine Tastings
St Jude’s Cellar Door & Bistro is the spot to stop in the little wine village of Ballandean. As pictured below, just stop off at the roadside and order your coffee from the front window and dine outside, or step inside and find Granite Belt wine tastings.
Here’s some of our favourite places to shop in Stanthorpe and Granite Belt Wine Country.