Cardinia Cycling

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The Shire of Cardinia is located to the south-east of the Melbourne, and the south-eastern side of the Dandenong Ranges.  This area is renown for its rolling hills, and stunning scenery, and has some great places you can stop off to eat along the way.  You will also find one of the best selection of gravel roads in and around Metropolitan Melbourne.  If you’re interested in riding this great area the Cardinia Climbers are the best to approach.  The Cardinia Climbers have several group rides each week & also organise regular social rides .  They’re a great bunch of guys who would be quite happy to point you in the right direction:

Cardinia Cycling

Please click on the links below to be directed to the climb write-ups.


Link to climb write-up Location Distance Gradient % Category
O’Neil Road Beacconsfield 3.2 km 3.3 4
Payne Road Beacconsfield 2.4 km 4 4
Old Coach Road Berwick 400 metres 11.5 4
Cardinia Reservoir Cardinia Reservoir 1.1 km 7.5 4
Elephant Rock Emerald N/A N/A N/A
Churchill Park Drive Endeavour Hills 1.1 km 4.6 5
Halleur Road (gravel) Harkaway 1.5 km 5 4
Robinson Road Harkaway 4.3 km 3 4
Bessie Creek Road Nar Nar Goon North 5.3 km 3 4
A’Beckett Road Narre Warren North 1.4 km 6.3 4
Baileys Road Narre Warren North 1.8 km 4 5
Dickie Road (gravel)
Officer Road Officer 2 km 5 4
Thewlis (North)
Thewlis (South)
Cardinia Aqueduct Trail Pakenham 5 km N/A N/A
Leppit Road Pakenham 900 metres 9.4 4
Bourkes Creek Road (gravel) Pakenham Upper 2.3 km 4 4
Shelton Road (gravel) Pakenham Upper 1.4 km 7.8 4
Foott Road (gravel) Upper Beaconsfield 1.4 km 7.1 4
Berglund Road (gravel) Upper Beaconsfield 1.1 km 11 3
Police Academy Hill Wheelers Hill 300 metres 12 4
Cardinia Cycling at its best

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Adding new climbs

If you’d like to see a new climb added to the Cardinia area, please get in touch.  There are a world of great climbs out there that we all would love to discover at some stage.

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