Cycling in Sydney

Highlights

Cycling is a great way to enjoy the natural beauty of the city and see Sydney's famous attractions. With a dedicated network of cycle paths in the harbour city, as well as beachside bike tracks and harbourside promenades, you can sign up for a guided tour or hire a bike and create your own cycling adventure.

  • Bonza Bike Tours, Sydney
  • Family cycling, Manly

Cycling to Sydney's top attractions

With its network of integrated cycle paths, Sydney City is a fantastic place to explore by bike. Head to the historic area of The Rocks where you can join a bike tour with Bikebuffs or Bonza Bike Tours, taking in Sydney's iconic sights including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Alternatively, hire a bike and explore the city at your own pace. Grab a Swipe & Ride share bike from Interbike Ibis Darling Harbour and cruise The Goods Line, a disused rail corridor linking Railway Square with Ultimo and Darling Harbour. The line is now a shared bike and pedestrian path with picnic areas, table tennis tables, and a children’s water play area shaded by fig trees.

Cycling, Manly Beach

Near the city centre in Sydney's east, Centennial Parklands is an an idyllic and popular location for cycling, with locals and visitors alike enjoying the green oasis and its easy circuits. Hire a bike through Centennial Park Cycles or bring your own and take a relaxed ride around these tranquil, beautiful grounds.

Manly Beach is a wonderful location for riding with kids. Hire a bike or join Manly Bike Tours and discover secluded coves and beaches along more than 20km of dedicated bike paths and off road trails. Explore the spectacular Sydney Harbour, including the secluded Collins Beach and waterfall, Little Manly Point, St Patrick's Estate, North Fort Artillery Museum and Sydney Harbour National Park.

Enjoying Elizabeth Bay, Image - DNSW

Sydney Olympic Park offers more than 35 km of cycleways to explore. Grab a Bike Safari Map and choose from the 5.5km Parklands Circuit, 7.6km Olympic Circuit, or the 11km River Heritage Circuit. Young kids can safely ride the Children's Loop in Bicentennial Park. All circuits are close to facilities such as playgrounds, picnic areas, bubblers and toilets. Bike hire at Sydney Olympic Park is available daily.

Bike The Harbour Bridge - Sydney bike Tours

Enjoy spectacular views as you ride the dedicated bike path across the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge over to the charming bay side suburbs of North Sydney, known for their art and craft markets, the secret gardens of Lavender bay and also home to the Australian Prime Minister. Roll along the board walk past the boat marina to Australia's oldest theme park - Luna Park. Hop on the ferry with your bike and experience the return harbour crossing via boat, or ride back over the bridge and continue your adventure!

  1. 10B Cycling Trail

    If you’re looking to take your mountain bike out for a long ride, 10B cycling trail offers the perfect day out. At 15 kilometres long, it starts near the Appin Road entrance of Dharawal National Park and follows an...

  2. Audley Boatshed

    The Audley Boat Shed hires kayaks, canoes, row boats, aqua bikes and mountain bikes in the Royal National Park, south of Sydney.The business has been in operation since 1893 from the historic...

  3. Bakers Flat picnic area

    Tucked away in a tranquil riverside setting, Bakers Flat picnic area offers a peaceful spot for a family get-together, in Lane Cove National Park. With a large flat grassy area and wheelchair-accessible facilities, it...

  4. Berowra Valley National Park

    Join the Great North walk, mess about on a boat, have a barbecue or enjoy scenic views from one of the lookouts in Berowra Valley National Park, just north of Sydney.This large park occupies the beautiful...

  5. Bonza Bike Tours

    If you are looking for a fun way to see the Sydney sights, learn about the history of Sydney, ride through historic neighbourhoods, and take in harbour views, then you have come to the right place - Bonza Bike Tours!...

  6. Boomerang Bike Hire: Narrabeen

    Boomerang Bikes - Narrabeen is a hassle free bike hire system, similar to a vending machine that requires a credit card to unlock a bike - open 24 hours everyday. It’s so easy! The hire station is located...

  7. Cascades Trail

    Revive your senses along Cascades trail, a beautiful medium-difficulty fire trail shared by walkers, horse riders and mountain bikers in picturesque Garigal National Park.Whether you start your walk or ride...

  8. Casuarina Point picnic area

    This charming sheltered picnic area is nestled against the riverbank and has both picnic tables and barbecues, making it a great place to while away an afternoon with the family. Located in a lovely bushland setting,...

  9. Centennial Park Cycles

    Centennial Park Cycles specialise in catering for bicycle and pedal car hire for all age groups.A family business which has traded for over 40 years and know how to make hiring a bicycle simple,...

  10. Centennial Parklands

    Located moments from the CBD and easily accessible by car or public transport, Centennial Parklands is a must see location in Sydney. Made up of three major urban parks covering 360 hectares, the Parklands are...

  11. Crosslands Reserve

    'Crosslands Reserve' has been maintained by Hornsby Shire Council since 1921. In 1987 the reserve was incorporated into Berowra Valley Bushland Park, forming 38 square kilometres of bushland, stretching from Pennant...

  12. Dharawal National Park

    Walking and bike tracks, waterfalls and rock pools; Dharawal National Park near Helensburgh, an important place for Aboriginal people, is a great place to spend the day.Dharawal National Park offers a...

  13. Halfway Point picnic area

    Halfway Point picnic area is an idyllic small, riverside picnic area, surrounded by bushland.Why not gather a group of friends or head to the area with family for a riverside refresher? There is uncovered...

  14. Haynes Flat picnic area

    Situated alongside the river, encircled by tall trees and with a large grassy area, Haynes Flat picnic area is a perfect place to enjoy a picnic, barbecue and ball games.The picnic area features a large...

  15. Heathcote National Park

    Visit Heathcote National Park at Waterfall, Sydney for self-sufficient bushwalking or camping. The park is easily accessed from Sydney CBD and Royal National Park, making for a great daytrip.Enjoy the rugged...

  16. Lizard Log

    Located in Abbotsbury (via Cowpasture Road and The Horsley Drive) Lizard Log is renowned for encouraging creative play and greater interaction amongst visitors and the natural bushland setting, it is an ideal place to...

  17. Manly Bike Tours and Hire

    Manly Bike Tours offers Sydney's cheapest bicycle hire, and with a large fleet of mountain bikes, cruisers, tandems and kid's bikes they can cater to any of your needs. Cycling is the ideal way to explore...

  18. Marramarra National Park

    Marramarra National Park is a one of the Hawkesbury’s best-kept secrets. It’s great for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, cycling, camping, bushwalking, picnicking and birdwatching.Marramarra National Park is one of...

  19. Moola picnic area

    There are plenty of facilities here, including wood and electric barbecues, and, when it's open on weekends and school holidays, you can even pick up an ice-cream or cold drink from the boatshed kiosk.Once...

  20. North Head

    The heath-covered clifftops at North Head reveal unending ocean views and a spectacular panorama of the harbour and Sydney skyline. Situated on the northern-most edge of the harbour within sight of Hornby Lighthouse...

  21. Old Great North Road Bike Ride

    Mountain bike or walk the Old Great North Road. It’s an important piece of Australia’s history and part of the Convict Sites of Australia World Heritage Area.Dharug National Park contains part of the 43...

  22. Parramatta Park

    World Heritage Listed Parramatta Park is a must see for visitors to Sydney. Colonists, convict and free, were first successful in growing sufficient food to feed themselves here. The park was too attractive...

  23. Picton Botanical Gardens

    Take a relaxing break in these picturesque surrounding with many walking tracks and cycling trails. The Park provides push button barbecues, wet weather/shade shelters for up to 50 people, clean bathrooms with...

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