Healesville is also a popular destination for road cyclists.
When in Healesville you can enjoy a coffee or refreshment at any of the café's before you continue your ride. Once in Healesville the ride up to Panton Gap is a rewarding one as you meander past various farm gate and wine producers.
Winding its way up the lower slopes of Mt. Donna Buang, the climb from Healesville to the Panton Gap is not as challenging as its average gradient might suggest. A few short sections with gradients in excess of 10% will test you but there are more challenging climbs in the area.
The climb from Healesville to the Panton Gap begins at the corner of Don Road (C506) and Badger Creek Road (C505).