Mountain biking, quad bikes and cycling
Around NSW there are plenty of places to go cycling on mountain trails, in national parks, through vineyards and rainforests, and along beachside cycle paths.
Cycling, mountain bikes, cycling events
Around NSW there are plenty of places to go cycling on mountain trails, in national parks, through vineyards and rainforests, and along beachside cycle paths. They range from short, easy rides suitable for the whole family, to half-day and full-day rides through some of the most beautiful scenery in the State. Why not plan your cycling holiday around a cycling event? Find out more here. Many towns and regions in NSW have established cycleways. Find out where they are and download your onn map.
Other great destiantions in NSW to go cycling include the Blue Mountains for mountain bike touring and the Snowy Mountains in spring. A tandem bicycle tour around the Hunter Valley vineyards is fun or meandering between vineyards along country roads by bike in Mudgee. Cycling around Lord Howe Island is the best way to travel on this tiny island or sample a piece of rainforest beauty in Nightcap National Park, on the North Coast. Head out along one of the 20 easy rides along Central Coast cycleways and don't miss the fantastic bike rides around Narooma, Tilba and Bermagui on the South Coast.
Couple cycling along the waterfront, Mount Lidgbird, Lord Howe Island. Image Grahame McConnell
Cycling along the beach-front pathway, Ballina, Northern Rivers. Image Don Fuchs
Mountain biking on Shipley Plateau, Blackheath, Blue Mountains. Image Chris Jones
Cyclists with bikes on the chair lift at Thredbo, Snowy Mountains in Summer. Image Jon Armstrong
Whether you're planning a day trip from Tenterfield, or a short vacation from Brisbane, it's well worth visiting Bald Rock National Park. From Bald Rock picnic area, follow the Border Link trail to th...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bald-rock-national-park
Border Ranges National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, is a large area of wilderness that protects untouched rainforest and unique plants and animals connected...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/border-ranges-national-park
Pronounced Kigh-am-bal, Kwiambal National Park is a quiet achiever. Tucked away near the NSW-Queensland border, its isolation is also its attraction: come for the nature, stay for the privacy. There's...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kwiambal-national-park
18km (one way) - 0 hour - Medium difficulty
For unending views across Lake Burragorang and the vast wilderness beyond, grab a bike or enjoy 4WD driving along McMahon's Point - Wentworth Falls...
Watagans National Park boasts some of the country's finest rainforest scenery. Moss-covered walls and boulders, towering canopies of red cedar and Illawarra flame trees pepper the walking track to Gap...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/watagans-national-park
17km (return) - 0.25 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty
Winding its way through the tall rainforest, across bubbling creeks, this picturesque drive makes an ideal family day trip and peacefu...
2km (return) - 2 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Step back in time as you wander the historic streets of Hill End on Village walking track. Pick up a map from Hill End Visitor Centre and ta...