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Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park
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Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park offers comfortable and spacious self-contained motel units, ensuite log cabins, standard cabins and RV/tent sites. Fresh linen and towels are provided for you in all motel units and cabins. Unlimited Wi-Fi for every guest, hot showers and a great location. Secure bike storage is also available during your stay. To […]

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Sidetracks Women
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The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park
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Eyre Mountains/Taka Ra Haka
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So, what are you waiting for? It’s time!

Map

A detailed look at the trail and all of the stops along the way.

Planning

Find everything you need for your adventure along the trail.

Supplies

There are several stops along the way for supplies.

Accommodation

From camping to motel to luxury stays, find all you need here.

Camping

Prepare to pitch your tent amidst picturesque campsites.

Eat and drink

The fuel to keep you pedalling, we’ve got it covered.

Bike hire

The most important piece of equipment, hire available here.

Things to do

There is plenty to explore off the proverbial beaten track.

Tour operators

We partner with the best of the best and have everything covered.

Transport providers

Assistance with getting yourself from one point to another.