7 Peaks Ride: Mount Buffalo

7 Peaks Ride: Mount Buffalo

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

Details of Mount Buffalo ride:

- Distance 20.4km

- Rise 1,015m

- Grade Average 5%

- Grade Max 11%


This ever-popular ride is a balance of steep gradients, sharp corners and breathtaking views. The Mount Buffalo National Park landscape is truly unique with imposing granite tors, towering cliffs, waterfalls, snow gums and wildflowers. After completing the ride at the official finish of the Chalet stairs, the spectacular gorge is a must see and a cool off in Lake Catani is the perfect reward.

Start at Eurobin Creek Picnic Area (Mt Buffalo Entrance), Mt Buffalo Rd, Porepunkah

Finish at Chalet Stairs, (follow the signs to Mount Buffalo Chalet)


Water: The Gorge day visitor area

Shelter: Stone shelters at The Gorge day visitor area and Lake Catani Camping Area


Mobile coverage: Excellent coverage mountain wide with very few black spots.


Paper Passport Stamping Station: Park Visitors Centre - Mt Buffalo Road @ Tuckerbox Corner. 9am - 5pm most days

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20.032 km / 12.447 mi

Total Distance

1,425 m / 4,674 ft

Total Ascent

428 m / 1,405 ft

Total Descent

1,349 m / 4,427 ft

Highest Point

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Advanced (Black)
Ride Duration: 1-2 hrs
Fitness Level: High
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Mobile Coverage: Excellent
Estimated Distance: 12.4
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Accessible by shuttle
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