Cycling

Bike tracks Sydney - Family cycling in Newington Armory Photo: Paul K Robbins

Sydney Olympic Park is a great place to cycle

Discover over 35km of safe cycling pathways and see Olympic icons, spectacular parklands and areas of cultural heritage along the way.

  • Bring your own bikes to enjoy this family-friendly activity for free, or hire a bike 7 days a week (Bike hire 02 9746 1572)
  • Discover our hidden gems including lookouts, bird hides, wildlife refuges, mangrove boardwalks, shipwrecks and outdoor art.
  • Choose from 3 great Bike Safari Circuits (for ages 5+) depending on riding ability and what you would like to see.
  • Enjoy child-friendly cycleways including the Children’s Loop in Bicentennial Park.
  • Find out the best way to get to the Park by bike.
  • enjoy fun pit-stops and facilities including playgrounds, picnic areas, bubblers and toilets.

See our map for suggested cycling routes or download the Adobe PDF  Bike Safari Map (PDF 4MB) 

Racing cyclist lanes

Sydney Olympic Park offers a network of quality on-road cycle lanes for race training, on smooth surfaced roads with low traffic (outside event times). All cycle lanes are well marked and signposted to Australian Standards.

BMX and Mountain X Monster Tracks bike tracks

BMX and Mountain X riders perfect their downhill dirt skills on the Monster BMX and Mountain X track, located between the Archery Centre and P5 Car Park on Hill Road.

Safe bike riding tips

  • Pathways are there to share but pedestrians always have right of way
  • No faster than 20 kph for cyclists on shared pathways
  • Keep to the left so others can pass safely
  • Use your bell to announce your presence especially when approaching from behind
  • Look both ways when crossing roads. Practice your traffic safety skills
  • It’s the law to always wear a helmet
  • Stay on marked pathways. Don't cycle on gravel paths in Narawang Wetlands or on timber boardwalks
  • Help keep frogs, turtles and other wildlife safe by shutting all exclusion gates behind you
  • Respect your Park by leaving the plants and wildlife undisturbed for everyone to enjoy
Bird-watching-Kids.jpg Family fun activities

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Cathy Freeman Park Parks and Playgrounds

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