List of my tours, mostly self-supported, mostly around SEQ

If any of these sound interesting to you, just let me know. I have maps and other resources available for all these touring routes.


  • Camp Mountain (solo)
  • Eastern Escarpment (Emma, Brad)
  • Boonah-Mt Joyce base camp return (Emma)
  • Boonah-Mt Joyce base camp (Emma, Fiona, Bev, and others!)
  • Boonah-Spicers Gap return (Brucewez)
  • Tewantin-Fig Tree Pt (Brucewez, twice)
  • Rail trail: Ipswich-Lowood (solo, hotel)
  • Gatton-Cambooya via West Haldon (solo, pub)
  • Fernvale to Wivenhoe Dam rotunda (Brad and Brucewez), and a second time with just Bruce
  • Dundas Road bush camp (solo)
  • Stradbroke Island, camping at Adder Rock (Emma, Fiona)
  • Escape to Jimna (make your own way to Jimna Basecamp, with many folks)
  • Linville-Nanango return, pub stay (Chris, Amanda, Kate, Rachael, Derek)

2-3 days

  • Road, supported: Pittsworth-Allora-Koreelah-Tabulam (JF, Bill and Sholto)
  • Dirt: Toogoolawah-Blackbutt-Crows Nest-Toogoolawah (Brad, Emma, JD, Susie)
  • Dirt: Kenilworth-Imbil-Peach Trees-Kenilworth (Brad, Emma, JD)
  • Rail trail (mix of surfaces): KKRT. Kilkivan to Wondai, back to Murgon. Wondai to Kingaroy return (Emma, Brucewez)
  • Gravel roads: Crows Nest to Cooyar return, scouting a section of the Downs-Burnett Cycle Trail (solo).
  • Dirt: Stanthorpe to Rosewood (Emma, Fiona, Cate and Murray)

4 days or longer in Queensland

  • Dirt: Scenic Rim to Sunny Coast (Ryan, Brad and Bennett, second half solo)
  • Road: Goondiwindi to Gold Coast (mostly solo)
  • Mostly rail trail: Kilkivan to Wulkuraka via the Kilkivan to Kingaroy Rail Trail, the Link Trail, and the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (solo)
  • Rail trails and back roads: The Great Queensland Rail Trail Adventure (9 days) : Wulkuraka to Ipswich, via the BVRT, KKRT and back roads (September 2021, with Rob, Belinda, Brett, Ian, Emma, Fiona and Adrian)
  • Ipswich to Hervey Bay (6 days, for the opening of a section of the Mary to the Bay Rail Trail. With Belinda, Mitch, Ian, Paul, Andy and Chris)


  • Gravel roads: Stanthorpe with Brucewez, 3 days I think


  • New England Cycle Trail (south) (5 days, with Belinda, Ian, & Derek)
  • Munda Biddi Trail in WA, 8 days (solo) (planned for full distance in 2024)
  • Victorian Rail Trails 7 days (solo)
  • Tasmanian Trail, 7 days (with Brad, Bennett & Ryan)
  • Central West Cycle Trail, NSW, 5 days (solo)
  • Mawson Trail, South Australia, 14 days. (Emma & Fiona, Adam & Rob)
Andrew Demack @briztreadley