Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, Derby, Tasmania
By Troy Grundy
Whoever said ‘the fun is over at the end of the trail’ didn’t ride this island. Adrenaline pumping adventures are just minutes from trails. Jump on a quad bike and seek out secluded beaches, fly above the forest canopy, raft wild rivers and abseil Gordon Dam.
It’s not just mountain biking trails drawing people to Tasmania. It also has a good reputation for food and wine trails and, more recently, lesser-known beer and whisky trails are making their mark.
Here are the six rides shifting the island’s mountain biking reputation up a gear.