Local to Margaret River, Dirty Detours is a mountain bike touring company which claims to be small despite its numerous high-quality services. It appeals to the avid traveller and biker within every Margaret River visitor, and provides them with an exciting tour that not only promises a unique thrill but also ensures that they see the main attractions of Margaret River.
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Dirty Detours – Mountain Bike Adventures
PO Box 2027
Phone: 08 9758 8312
About Dirty Detours
Dirty Detours was established by Rob and Tamara Oostdam. Rob is an experienced biker since 1994 and a professional tourist guide. As for Tam, her experience from working in the wine industry is what makes her wine cycle tour, the Sip n’ Cycle tour, an amazingly fun and informative trip. Together, Rob and Tam are a team that will meet more than your wildest expectations.
Dirty Detours offers more than one tour option.
- Single Day Tours – Rob and Tam offer to take you on one-day tours to discover the exquisite tastes of coffee, wine and beer. However, if you would like a more rugged tour, you can choose between The Boranup Forest for average riders and Advanced XC for experienced cyclists.
- Sip and Cycle– Most of our 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. We cycle tree lined forest paths and admire the seasonal change of the fragrant vineyards.
Do you want a winery tour where all you get is a blur as you speed past? We don´t! Sip n´ Cycle Winery Tour gives you the full sensory experience. This is the perfect balance of spectacular scenery, active exploration, and an exceptional standard of our local Margaret River wines to sample.
You will visit our 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 18km 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, she provides invaluable information on our Sip n’ Cycle winery tour. Your day is complete with a platter of local produce in harmonious vineyard surroundings
We can also accommodate larger group sizes for private bookings.
Tour Length: 3.5 — 5 hours
For ages: 18 +
Price: From $80 per person
Group size: min 2 — 15 people
- Multi Day Tours – Dirty Detours offers you the chance to travel down one of National Geographic’s Top 10 Cycle Routes in the world – Munda Biddi. The tour is completely supported and fully catered to make sure that you only have to worry about not missing any of the beautiful aspects of the Australian bush. You can choose from different tracks, such as the wide open fire trail to the fun single track.
These tours are offered to students, sports club members, tourists and corporate groups. Single day tours are designed for groups of 2-15 individuals whereas multi day tours are ridden with 4-6 riders. Larger groups can be accommodated after a private group booking.
Tariffs for Dirty Detours’ single day tours start from $80 per person whereas multi day tours can start from $650. Rates of single day tours include picking you from a central meeting location, mountain bikes, water, helmets and snacks. As for multi day tours, the price covers bike, helmet, gloves, panniers, camping gear and meals. Everything else, such as sleeping bags and cameras, are not covered.
Short one day tours start from 9am and last for four hours. As for multi day tours, their information is displayed on Dirty Detours’ website on the Upcoming Events page and they usually last for four days.
Additional Biking Gear
In addition to providing tours, Dirty Detours offers biking gear to its valued customers. First off, it provides 2010 Model Yukon & Filter 2 mountain bikes. However, these aren’t offered separately from its tours. Dirty Detours’ inventory also holds t-shirts which you can take back home as a souvenir or wear with pride as you pedal away on tour.
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