The Bellingen Shire has some of the world's most inspiring cycling experiences, It is unique in that it caters for all types of riders.

If you are a recreational, sightseeing bicycle rider, you can explore curated, family-friendly rides. If you are a road-rider, you can climb mountains and travel along quiet country roads.

If you are a mountain biker, there are some amazing mountain bike trails to explore!

Download Cycling Guides

The guide maps can be downloaded below or you can pick up a hard copy of  'Popular Cycling Routes'  from local bike shops, Split Café in Sawtell, select cafes and retail outlets in Bellingen, Visitor Information Centres, libraries and Council offices in Coffs Harbour, Macksville and Bellingen. 

The funding for the booklet came from the 'Our Living Coast' partnership project undertaken by Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca councils, and also the NSW Government's 'Get Healthy NSW' initiative.

Download cycling guide

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NSW Coastal Cycle Trail

NSW Coastal Cycle Trail connects from Coolangatta to Eden along the beautiful coast of New South Wales, Australia.

Cyclists can plan a route based on our guidelines. Official Partners displaying the NSWCC logo have been chosen for excellence in their support to cycling.

Check out the mid north coast section of Cycle the Coast NSW and discover why this is an epic ride.

  • At nearly 1,680 km this ride passes through amazing scenery and beaches.
  • The ride is broken up into 42 sections, most between 40–50 km.
  • Each section ends in a location that provides accommodation options.

Available on a phone app, as interactive maps on the website, and with hardcopies soon to be available at tourist information centres.