School Groups

Over the Edge offers mountain biking lessons that are integrated into the Australian Curriculum competencies for HP&E for Years 5—10. We can cover off on a whole course outline (over a semester or term) or a smaller component (1 hour session).

Our experienced and qualified instructors will develop students’ skills and confidence in mountain bike riding in a fun and safe environment.

Over the Edge Melrose offers:

  • Quality mountain bike hire in Melrose
  • $55 per bike, includes helmet and damage insurance
  • Advice on where to go that will suit the students abilities
  • $50 per hour for qualified staff to assist with Bike Mechanic / Guided rides /skills sessions in the Melrose surrounds ( min 1 hr )
  • Class can be aligned with the Australian Curriculum
  • We can travel to you – instructor only ( students will need their own bikes and cost of travel is $50 per hour )

Accommodation options

Camping

Kookaburra Creek Retreat – (10km north of Melrose)

Caravan Park- ( Melrose ) ( Bush camping ) 

Bartagunyah (6km south of Melrose)

Showgrounds (2km north)

Bunkhouse style

Camp Willochra 18 bedrooms containing bunk beds for between 4 to 7 people (5km north of Melrose)

Under the Mount bunk room sleeps up to 6 + cabins that sleep 2 (in Melrose)

Caravan Park bunk room sleeps up to 19 ( in Melrose )

Kookaburra Creek Retreat(10km north for a variety of combined accommodation styles)

 

Exploring Melrose

History and culture

Explore

 

Bushwalking

Short walks around Melrose

Melrose Nature Hike

Longer walks in Mt Remarkable NP

Other Activities—

In Melrose—Orienteering / Geocache / Environmental Studies

In Port Augusta and surrounds —

Kayak / Canoeing

Rock climbing

Arid Lands Botanic Gardens

Wadlata Tourism Centre

Give us a call to discuss your needs – 08-8666 2222 or  Kerri on 0412 038 994

We’ll design a program that best suits you and your students.

We can also pull together a whole package of information on what is available in the Melrose district, including bike hire, accommodation and food, and you can organise your own adventure camp of riding bikes, orienteering, bushwalking, environmental support and historical tour