Family rides

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Coombabah Lakelands

Coombabah is the perfect spot to introduce your kids to riding on unpaved fire trails but still enjoy the Australian bushland.

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Slacks Creek Bikeway

Enjoy meandering along the trail which follows the creek through various landscapes and grassy fields.

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Rocks Riverside Promenade

Planning a family ride is always easier when there is a spectacular Park along the route, & that’s why Rocks Riverside is a family favourite.

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Boondall Wetlands

Riding through the Boondall wetlands is definitely one to add to the list of must do’s!

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Ferny Grove Rail Trail

Just 30 minutes from the Brisbane CBD you can find the Ferny Grove Rail Trail leading out to the “country” town of Smaford Valley.

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Enoggera Creek Bikeway

The Enoggera Creek Bikeway is a paved, shared-use trail that meanders through the northern suburbs of Windsor, Wilston, Newmarket and even extends out to The Gap.

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Brassall Bikeway

West of Brisbane you can find the very popular Brassall Bikeway. This extraordinary bikeway links North Ipswich, Brassall, Wulkuraka & the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.

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Kedron Brook Bikeway

One of Brisbane North’s most popular bikeway, the Kedron Brook is a great place to get the family out for a ride in the sunshine!

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Kangaroo Point Bikeway

Brisbane city is a beautiful part of Queensland to ride in & around & the Kangaroo Point Bikeway is the perfect starting point.

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Ewen Maddock Dam

Designed for beginners and catering to families the Ewen Maddock Dam loop (sometimes referred to as Ferny Forest) is the perfect spot to explore nature and build skills.

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Scarborough Cycleway

The Moreton Bay Region has some of the best foreshore bike paths in South East Queensland.

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Caboolture to Wamuran Rail Trail

That’s right – a brand new rail trail which follows the old Caboolture to Kilcoy railway corridor has fully opened in 2020.

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Mooloolaba to Cotton Tree

This leisurely ride offers families a great network of cycle ways and offers some of the best ocean views!

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Bargara Beach to Burnett Headlands

Nothing beats a leisurely ride which meanders along the coast, it always makes for a perfect day out!

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Quart Pot Creek

The beautiful Quart Pot Creek takes you through granite country and natural Australian bushland.

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Toowoomba West & East Creeks

Enjoy a family ride that is mostly on dedicated paths. Choose to ride up the gentle gradient of West Creek and back down East Creek at your own pace.

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Yeppoon to Capricorn Resort

Yeppoon to Capricorn Resort is under 10km each way and a great ride for all skill levels. Starting from Yeppoon\’s main beach,

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The Mackay Bluewater Trail

If you’re in Mackay and looking for a leisurely ride to unwind, The Bluewater Trail is for you.he trail links to an array of local recreational facilities the whole family can enjoy.

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Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Discover Australia’s longest rail trail on the BVRT – all 161km of it!

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Cairns Esplanade

Cairns Esplanade is a great hub of activity for the whole family to enjoy. Not only is it a leisurely ride, but the esplanade is also home to the Cairns Swimming Lagoon.

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Four Mile Beach

Riding along this vast stretch of coastline is a truly special, memorable experience. It’s easy to understand how this 9km out and back ride is a must.

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