New Cycling and Walking Trails Announced

Mount Keira

Sydney, NSW The New South Wales government will spend $80m creating the state’s first “multi-day walks” including a five-day, 59km hike from Botany Bay to the Illawarra. NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean said a new mountain biking network will also be created across the Escarpment and become a major drawcard for visitors to the area.…

Tasmania To Host Two Rounds 2022 Enduro World Series

Downhill Mountain Biking

Maydena and Derby, Tasmania Tasmania’s two premiere mountain bike parks, Maydena and Derby have joined forces to win the rights to host the first two rounds of the 2022 Enduro World Series. Maydena will start the series on 26th – 27th March with Derby hosting round two on the following weekend 2nd – 3rd April.…

Significant New Agreement and Funding for Dungog NSW MTB Park

Dungog Mountain Bike Park website

Dungog, NSW A historic agreement between the NSW Government and Karuah Local Aboriginal Land Council has secured Dungog’s future as a national mountain biking destination. Dungog is a town of just over 2,000 people in a relatively remote part of the Hunter Valley, 76 km north of Newcastle and 215 km north of Sydney. The…

$2.5 Million for SA’s Largest MTB Park

Fox Creek MTB

Fox Creek Bike Park, originally known as Cudlee Creek Forest Trails, has been a key mountain bike park in the Adelaide Hills since the 1990’s.

In 2019 most of the area was burnt out by bushfires. Much of the land was covered in commercial forest plantations and the trails have been closed ever since while Forestry SA harvest trees and clear debris.

$3 Million Announced for MTB Trails at Mogo, NSW

Mountain biking at Mogo is about to get bigger and better. Photo Credit:

The wheels are in motion to attract a new cohort of adventure-loving tourists to the Eurobodalla with the announcement of $3 million in NSW Government funding for a new nature trail network at Mogo in NSW’s South Coast region. The Mogo Adventure Trail upgrade will connect Mogo to Batemans Bay with more than 80km of…

Mt Stromlo Forest Park Opens More Trails

In a press release on 29th August 2020, Andrew Barr, Chief Minister for the ACT Government announced that four kilometres of Stromlo Forest Park’s newest mountain bike trails are now open. The new trails will add to the already expansive 44km, offering cyclists additional world class novice and experienced riding trails to explore. The trails…

Mountain Biking’s $100 Million Jump!


On 7th February 2015, 20 kilometres of world class mountain bike trails were opened at the then almost ghost town of Derby in a relatively remote corner of Tasmania. The rest, as they say, is history. Derby has boomed. People of all over the world have come to visit. International events have followed with successfully…

MTB Trails Cause Real Estate Boom and New Bike Shop


The sleepy coastal tourist and fishing town of St Helens in Tasmania has seen real estate prices jump 20% and a brand new bike shop open, thanks to new MTB trails opening. With a population of just over 2,000, St Helens would usually be too small to support a bike shop, but Giant St Helens,…

Trails Lead to Multiple Benefits


You can see a pattern emerging all over Australia and New Zealand. When enticing new cycling infrastructure is built, such as a new mountain bike trail network or a rail trail, then businesses that embrace the new opportunities grow and prosper. Australia is about to see unprecedented government investment in new recreational trails. We’ll share…