47km, Flat, Relaxing
Drop through majestic forests of the Royal National Park, see world class beach views as you exit the forests to ride along the lovely Illawarra coast. Enjoy a swim along your way. And all so close to Sydney.
Best Things about This Ride:
Start with the wind in your hair as you coast down through the rainforest.
Enjoy following the river through the rainforest with its unique flora.
Love the views of the rugged coastline
Marvel at Hargraves’ inventive life as you overlook the beach where he took off in his box kite
Love the engineering wonder of the Sea Cliff bridge
Relax as you pedal along the surf beaches to North Wollongong and Flagstaff Hill.
Take time out to have a swim
Things to Look Out For:
Best to start early on the weekend.
Cycle on the left hand side of the road.
Walk across the Sea Cliff Bridge
Take care to Swim between the flags
- Short DescriptionRainforest, Views, Engineering history past and present, great Beaches
- Trip PlanningOne Way, for a longer ride this links to Lighthouse to Lighthouse
- RegionSouthern NSW
- StartWaterfall Station. Finish; North Wollongong
- Distance46.5 km
- Time4 hours
- GradientFlat, Downhill
- AccessCar Train
- TrafficCycle Path, Quiet Roads