Bicycle Network: RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride
Day 6 - Port Campbell to Gellibrand
|Left to right: Riders passing the 12 Apostles, riders taking a break, rolling green hills near Lavers Hill , and Gellibrand River Hotel.
Day 6 is an iconic day of riding along the world-famous Great Ocean Road. Today's route will take you via the Twelve Apostles and offer you more breathtaking views of these amazing limestone rock formations. So take your time and take it all in. And save your energy because after we head inland past Princetown, you will encounter the toughest hill of the ride, Lavers Hill.
Lavers Hill is an epic climb - it’s a challenge and to be honest, it is tough. It is a beautiful piece of Victoria but you will need to earn it by pedaling up hill for the first half of the day. All your preparation and training leads up to days like this and to conquer Lavers Hill is a true badge of honour.
Your reward is a fun downhill cruise into Gellibrand and the spectacular views of the rolling hills and timbered forests of the Otway Ranges. Gellibrand is a usually quiet little town that is very excited about hosting the RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride once again.
Gellibrand hosted the RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride 10 years ago when the weather conditions were tough. Locals still recall with great excitement how the entire town donated cans of soup to the general store to prepare a warm broth for cold riders and how they opened their their doors to shelter riders from the elements. Now that's true community spirit. The RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride has come a long way since those days but we're thrilled to being staying in Gellibrand once again and we're sure you will love your stay here.
For more information on this area, please visit the Colac Otway Shire website.
Great Coffee Moments, Slushies, Slurpees and More (Lunch Stop)
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