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Shuttles

THE LOCAL'S CHOICE FOR SHUTTLES

"taking you UP to enjoy the DOWN ,  we'll show you AROUND"

Blue Derby Shuttles

Experience Blue Derby like a local with shuttles from local riders that will fill you in on Derby’s secrets, allowing you to make the most of your ride. Here at Up Down Around, we offer the largest variety of shuttle options for your Blue Derby MTB experience. 

 

Whether you’re a downhill deviant or a cross country cruiser, there is a shuttle option for you at Blue Derby! Explore the options below or call Josh on 0487379643 for local advice.

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Black Stump Gravity Shuttles

Black Stump Gravity Shuttles:

  • Test your stamina with an unlimited All Day Shuttle Pass for $65 per rider (Friday - Monday)

  • Save big with our midweek winter special. Just $45 per rider every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

  • Advice on the trails and directions once you reach the shuttle drop off point

  • Continuously running shuttles from 9 am to 4 pm 

  • A 10 Uplift Shuttle Pass Card for $100 that doesn’t expire and can be shared

We’ll not only shuttle you to some of the best MTB trails in Australia, but we will also provide you with the local insight into which trails are running the best and help you plan your day of riding Blue Derby to get the best experience. 

 

The Black Stump Gravity shuttle will give you access to the world-famous mountain bike trails such as Kummagutza, Air Ya Garn, Detonate, Flickity Sticks and so many more!

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Blue Tier and Atlas

The Blue Tier and Atlas Shuttle:

  • $70 per rider

  • Depart from the Derby trailhead at 9 am 

  • A full day of riding approximately 38 km

  • Includes the famous Big Chook flow trail

  • Grab lunch at the historic Weldborough pub

  • Ride back into town via the Atlas trail

  • Choose between the intermediate trails - Dam Busters or Krushkas - or the advanced trails - Trouty or Black Dragon - to complete your ride back to Derby

The original adventure trail that started it all! 

 

Blue Tier and Atlas is an iconic 38 km trail that sends you deep into the Blue Tier rainforest where you’ll climb and flow through ancient moss-covered terrain before finishing on the world-famous Big Chook gravity descent, delivering you to the historic Weldborough Pub.

 

After a delicious lunch and a local beer, we’ll shuttle you to the Atlas trail that weaves between giant boulders and deep gullies before a thrilling descent delivers you to the outskirts of the Blue Derby trail network. From here you can choose to descend back to the town of Derby via Trouty, Krushkas, Black Dragon or Dam Busters.

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First 13 km of The Bay Of Fires, Blue Tier & Atlas

The First 13 km, Blue Tier and Atlas Shuttle:

  • $120 per rider

  • Departs from the Derby trailhead at 9 am

  • A full day of riding approximately 52 km of the best adventure trails in Tasmania

  • Best paired with an Ebike hire

  • Includes the best of the Bay of Fires trail - the first 13 km flow

  • Also includes the iconic and original flow trail, Big Chook

  • Grab lunch at the Historic Weldborough Pub 

  • Ride back into town via the Atlas trail

  • Choose between the intermediate trails - Dam Busters or Krushkas - or the advanced trails - Trouty or Black Dragon - to complete your ride back to Derby

  • You can choose to be shuttled back to Derby after the Weldborough Pub if you’re too tired to continue

Get ready for the ultimate day of riding the best of Blue Derby! 

 

This adventure ride combines the best of the Bay of Fires trail with the iconic Blue Tier and Atlas for a whopping 52 km of epic flow and perfectly built singletrack through the dense rainforests surrounding Blue Derby.


Begin the day descending the fastest flow in Derby, the first 13 km of the Bay of Fires trail, before being picked up from the 13 km point and shuttled back to the top of the Blue Tier to experience the original adventure trail. The Blue Tier ride will lead you to the historic Weldborough Pub for a delicious lunch and local beer before we shuttle you to the top of Atlas. Finishing your day by riding the sensational singletrack back to Derby.

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The Bay Of Fires Adventure Trail

The Bay of Fires Shuttle:

  • $160 per rider

  • Depart from the Derby trailhead at 9 am

  • Ride 42 km from the top of the Blue Tier to the Bay of Fires coastline

  • Best paired with an Ebike hire

  • Begin on the best flow trail in Blue Derby

  • Optional add on to finish with oysters, champagne and local beers on the beach

  • Return shuttle to Derby

  • *A minimum of 4 riders is needed for this shuttle

The Bay of Fires is an unmissable point to point adventure ride that transports you from the dense rainforest of the Blue Tier to the crystal clear beaches of the Bay of Fires on the east coast of Tasmania. 

 

This 42 km trail undulates through a wide variety of terrain, beginning with the ultimate flow fondly named the first 13 km. The trail will then lead you out of the dense forest into the open coastal heathland for epic views of the Bay of Fires. You will then finish the day with another fast and poppy descent all the way to the water’s edge.

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The Atlas Trail

Atlas Shuttle:

  • $35 per rider

  • Depart from the Derby trailhead at 10:30 am

  • Ride the 8 km Atlas trail to the outskirts of the Blue Derby trail network

  • Choose between the two intermediate trails - Dam Busters or Krushkas - and the two advanced trails - Trouty or Black Dragon - to ride back to town

  • The total distance from the beginning of Atlas to the Derby trailhead is approximately 16km

Why not ride the Atlas trail on fresh legs!?

 

We offer a shuttle to the Atlas trail at 10:30 am for those that wish to ride this epic without conquering the Blue Tier first. Atlas winds between giant boulders and deep gullies before a final lightly technical descent delivers you to the trail junction of Trouty, Black Dragon, Dam Busters and Krushkas. Choose between these four trails to ride back into the town of Derby.

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First 13 km Of Bay Of Fires and Atlas

The First 13 km and Atlas Shuttle:

  • $95 per rider

  • Depart from the Derby trailhead at 9 am 

  • Ride 21 km of epic flow

  • Includes the best of the Bay of Fires trail - the first 13 km of flow

  • Ride back into town via the Atlas trail

  • Choose between the intermediate trails - Dam Busters or Krushkas - or the advanced trails - Trouty or Black Dragon - to complete your ride back to Derby

Introducing you to the ultimate gravity combination of Blue Derby!

 

Combining the best of the epic adventure flow trails with minimal climbing, this duo will have you flying high as you weave through tight and fast lines, popping over boulders and skimming past trees. 

 

Begin the day descending the best of the Bay of Fires trail, the first 13 km. From the 13 km point, we will pick you up and shuttle you to the Atlas trail where you can ride all the way back to Derby. The Atlas trail ends at a junction on the outskirts of the Blue Derby network, where you can choose to descend back to the town of Derby via Trouty, Krushkas, Black Dragon or Dam Busters.

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Now all that's left to do is book your adventure, or get in touch and let us help you create the best Blue Derby MTB package! 

We'll organise what you need - transfers, accommodation, shuttles, food and advice.  Contact us and we'll help you go UP, DOWN and AROUND.