Dirty Detours is a small, friendly mountain bike touring company, local to Margaret River. Being avid travelers and insatiable riders themselves, they take having fun very seriously, and showing you a good time is their profession.
Dirty Detours provides mountain bike tours through the most scenic locations Margaret River has to offer. They cater to riders and groups of all sizes and rider levels. From backpackers, schools, sporting clubs or corporate groups, they provide a diverse range of top level all inclusive tours at “send them broke prices”. They ride locations no one else can access, and tailor the rides to suit the group.
Tell them what you want! A laid back exploration of beautiful Boranup forest with friends? An advanced cross country thrashing through technical single track? A mountain bike winery tour? Or anything in between.
They pride themselves on providing the best equipment, locations and service, and it’s all in the name of a good time. So take a dirty detour from that well worn tourist route and see the bits the mainstream miss. It’s a whole new view.
XC All Mountain Trails tour is for experienced mountain bike riders. The beauty of the south west is no secret but their routes and trail destinations are. Ride through Margaret River’s awesome forest scenery (if you want to, stop for a look), but this tour is for the experienced riders and those who prefer their scenery to be blurry. This is 90 per cent technical single track mountain bike riding.
If you know your SRAM from your Shimano and your XT from your XTR then this one is for you. Purpose built as a challenge for advanced riders. Steep, winding and technical, a frenzy of adrenaline and thrashing pedals.
Highlights include an advanced cross country thrashing through technical single track, and a local guide who really knows his stuff.
Most of the tours are to work the wine off. This one is to top it up. There is no better way to explore Margaret River’s vineyards than on the Sip ‘n’ Cycle winery tour. Ride from vineyard to vineyard tasting Margaret River’s world class wines.
Enjoy the natural sights and sounds of the Australian bush while cycling at a relaxed pace. Cycle tree lined forest paths and admire the seasonal change of the fragrant vineyards.
Sip ‘n’ Cycle Winery Tour gives you the full sensory experience. This is the perfect balance of spectacular scenery, active exploration, and the exceptional local Margaret River wines to sample.
You will visit their personally selected choice of Margaret River’s prestigious cellar doors for tastings in intimate group sizes. This tour is designed to be accessible to anyone of a basic fitness level. It is a very easy 18 kilometre cycle. Ridden entirely at your own pace.
Your Sip ‘n’ Cycle tour guide has worked in the wine industry and will be sharing local wine and vine knowledge with you along the ride. Your day is completed with a platter of local produce in harmonious vineyard surroundings.
Let’s work some of that wine off with something more challenging.
They pick you up and drive you off the beaten track to some of the most scenic parts of Margaret River. On the bikes they unlock the old logging routes within this beautiful Karri forest. Riding single track, with just enough obstacles to keep you on your toes. Lose yourself as you pedal through a diverse variety of terrain and landscapes. The scenic back drop creates a motivating atmosphere to ride in.
This forest adventure is designed as a beginner / intermediate mountain bike ride, experienced riders will also have a blast on their trails. It’s an exceptional half day with immense rewards and still comfortably in reach of most active people. The guides will give you hints and tips to help you improve your mountain biking technique along the way.
Highlights include the beautiful Karri forest, and loads of single track.
Enjoy the ride. You’re in good hands.
Margaret River’s cycle cruise is a social leisurely ride through bush reserve to a caffeine fix… and back. This tour is designed for people looking for a cruisy cycle ride. It is a 30 kilometre return, easy grade ride on wide hard pack trail, enabling you to ride two abreast on a social leisurely ride through bush reserve all the way to the coffee stop.
When you arrive at your destination, you will stop for a cup of the best coffee in town. Then off to see the local village, loaded with gastronomic delights; you can taste some organic wines, sample some tasty treats and depending on timing you can see fudge or honey crunch being made. There are many stops of interest in the village, be sure to remember your back pack to cycle your purchases back to Margaret River.
There is approximately two hours of cycling in this tour, the rest is leisure time. Being avid travelers and insatiable riders themselves, they take having fun very seriously, and showing you a good time is their profession.
Highlights include awesome coffee, and a great group riding atmosphere.