Strap on your helmet, grab your bicycle and get ready to explore Australia via ROAM’s favourite tracks. Plan your next cycle-vacay based on our close proximity caravan park recommendations.
NSW BIKE TRACKS
THOMMOS AND ROCKY PONDS CYCLING LOOP
Mountain biking enthusiasts will absolutely delight in this challenging cycle. Thommos is a 20km scenic ride through Central Coast bushland. It’s located in Brisbane Water National Park, takes about three hours to complete and has a medium grading. There are some steep inclines toward the latter part of the trail and it is recommended to take care crossing Woy Woy Road as it can be relatively busy.
Ocean Beach Resort & Holiday Park
(02) 4379 9444
Patonga Camping Ground
(02) 4379 1287
ACT BIKE TRACKS
LAKE BURLEY GRIFFIN
The centrepiece of Canberra, Lake Burley Griffin, is also the focal point of this 16km journey. Called the Western Loop, the ride takes you past the National Museum of Australia, across Scrivener Dam and past the National Zoo and Aquarium and the Government House Lookout. Enjoy the leafy Westbourne Woods and take a well-deserved rest watching the sail boats as you finish at the Yacht Club with some fish and chips.
Capital Country Holiday Park
(02) 6230 3433
(02) 6280 6176
NORTHERN TERRITORY BIKE TRACKS
SIMSPONS GAP BIKE PATH
Experience the rawness of Central Australia as you wind along the foothills of the sublime West MacDonnell Ranges. The sealed path continues for 17km and is a fantastic opportunity to encounter the natural flora and fauna via a leisurely cycle. You will begin the journey at Flynn’s Grave and find yourself finishing the easy-graded ride at the Simpson’s Gap picnic area and walk.
BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park
1800 808 373
Wintersun Cabin & Caravan Park
(08) 8952 4080
WESTERN AUSTRALIA BIKE TRACKS
FRENCHMAN TO ALBANY
A pretty ride, via tranquil roads in Robinson and Grasmere. It is a 60km return trip with an intermediate grading. At a leisurely pace, it can be completed in about four hours. You’re finishing point will lead to Cosy Corner Beach, complete with picnic tables and BBQs under peppermint trees.
Rose Gardens Beachside Holiday Park
(08) 9844 1868
BIG4 Middleton beach Holiday Park
1800 644 674
VICTORIA BIKE TRACKS
MURRAY TO MOUNTAINS RAIL TRAIL
This favoured ride caters to every kind of cyclist. Choose from seven different versions, ranging between six to 24km. Our favourite is the Wangaratta to Milawa via Oxley. Milawa is a perfect place to indulge in your gourmet palate so plan your day around popping in and out of the various cellar doors.
BIG4 Bright Holiday Park
1800 033 188
Myrtleford Holiday Park
(03) 5752 1598
TASMANIA BIKE TRACKS
Access to Maria Island is via ferry from Triabunna. Once there you will cycle alongside historic ruins, rugged cliffs, sweeping bays and mountainous ranges. Completely unwind as you roll by the unique Tasmanian wildlife and the natural terrain. With no shops or transport, you can completely relax. Just keep in mind that it is not possible to ride your wheels along the road at the isthmus due to the sand and instead, you are asked to push your bike along.
Orford Beachside Holiday Park
(03) 6257 1110
Triabunna Cabin and Caravan Park
(03) 6257 3575
QUEENSLAND BIKE TRACKS
Offering a great selection of mountain biking and cycling attractions, just off the Townsville coastline. Wind your way under hoop pines and eucalypt headlands, alongside sandy bays surrounded by coral reefs and observe the rocky headlands.
Rowes Bay Beachfront Holiday Park
1800 751 845
Rollingstone Beach Front Resort
1800 006 567
SOUTH AUSTRALIA BIKE TRACKS
The ride runs for 35km from Auburn to Clare and onto Barinia. It was named after the wine and grape variety the region is famous for. The surface is compact and the grading is easy. Leisurely roll by the vineyards and rest assured knowing there are plenty of signs about directing you along. Ensure to allow enough time to stop by a cellar door or two and indulge in the local food and wine.
Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront
(08) 8449 7726
Brighton Caravan Park
(08) 8377 0833
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