Everyone Loves Donkeys

  • Distance: 49 km loop
  • Description: An easy ride with good amenities, plus donkeys. Every day is better if it has donkeys.
  • Amenities: Tongala, Kyabram.
  • Accommodation: Kyabram, Tongala. The Donkey Shelter has plans to do farmstays in the future.
  • Ride surfaces: 60% gravel, 40% quiet sealed roads, although the sealed roads get busier coming into towns.
  • Terrain: Flat.
  • Suggested Ride: Start at Kyabram and ride clockwise. Visit the donkeys, then lunch at Tongala pub, before return to Kyabram.
  • Highlights: Tongala Donkey Shelter – visitors welcome but need to be arranged in advance. Between 100-200 donkeys on site – all named with individual characters. A lot are social and like to interact with humans and get patted and scratched. Painted tank at Kyabram, and various murals in Tongala.
  • Link to gpx file: Download gpx file from this link – Everyone Loves Donkeys
  • Connects with: Coomboona Carousel, Ky-Tat Merrigoround, Scobie Scamper and Jig, The Tour of Five Halls. See – GABCY Network.
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