Port Stephens Mountain Bike Adventures is able to provide tours and training rides in Tomaree National Park (Port Stephens) and Glenrock State Conservation Area (Newcastle). For intermediate to advanced riders wanting to book at Glenrock please call us to discuss at least a few days in advance. The below are local tours in Port Stephens.
Scenic Coastal Tours (1.5-2 hours) - $50 per person / $160 for family of 4+
Enjoy the stunning Port Stephens coastline with the ocean breeze in your face, amazing views and minimal traffic. Ride along the vast stretches of cycle paths with picturesque coastal views along the way and plenty of local spots to stop for photos and enjoy a coffee or refreshment whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery. From Corlette, Bagnalls Beach, Dutchies Beach, Nelson Bay with an optional stop for a refreshment at the Lighthouse or alternatively a longer ride to Shoal Bay and Fingal Bay depending on your fitness. Shaded riding through bush reserves with plenty of parks, playgrounds and cafes along the way. There is approximately 50km of shared cycleways including 2km, 8km and 12km routes ideal for recreational riding that connect to well maintained BBQ and picnic areas.
National Park Trails (2-4 hours) - $70 per person / $225 for family of 4+
Ride along the vast stretches of cycle paths with picturesque views along the way then ride through the local bushland and national park trails catered to your level of mountain biking skill and fitness. Enjoy optional strolls to stunning lookouts such as Mount Tomaree with 360 views and long stretches of beautiful beaches or an optional stop for a refreshment up at the Lighthouse. This ride is available for beginner to advanced riders enabling them to discover the beauty of Port Stephens National Parks. Ride through a range of fire trails and single tracks, downhills, good climbs and log jumps whilst listening to the sounds of the local birds and wildlife. If you are lucky you may see kangaroos, goannas, parrots, kookaburras or koalas. The ride route can change but will include a wide variety of fire trails and single tracks weaving through the national park with plenty of opportunities for snacks, photos and to absorb the beautiful scenery. Test out some of the trails from Day 1 of the Port to Port MTB 2014 Event!
Training Rides (1-2 hours) - $12 pp own bike / $20 pp with bike hire for locals
($50 per individual session for non locals)
Regular weekly mountain bike sessions available for beginner and intermediate riders looking for some fun, encouragement and to improve their fitness and riding skills. Tailored to your specific needs this would include a variety of hills, downhill, technique training, sprints or long distance. Includes a Bay Loop ride, approximately 20kms. Ladies only sessions also available. Ideal for locals!
Group passes of 10 sessions are available for $100 if utilising your own bike or $160 with bike hire.
Skills Training (half day) - $100 per person
Half day training and skills sessions available for beginner and intermediate riders. Beginner sessions will include bike checks and basic set up with a qualified mechanic, positioning on the bike, rider technique and front and rear lifts. The intermediate sessions are designed to include more technically challenging rides encountering more difficult obstacles and terrain. This would include a variety of hills, downhill, technique training, sprints or long distance rides.
Half day and longer rides available upon request. If you have any questions about how we can tailor a ride to suit your individual or group requirements please call us on 0487 675 259 or send us an email at email@example.com in advance and we will do our best to accommodate any specific requirements.
Rain or shine, our tours usually operate unless weather conditions are extreme.
A safety briefing will be conducted prior to each ride.
Tours operate daily, with flexible booking times generally available.