Sydney Cycling Routes

Sydney's Best Road Cycling Routes

Looking for a route that explores Sydney's natural beauty and unique cycling attributes? Livelo has mapped out a selection of the best Sydney cycling routes to suit a wide variety of riders and riding opportunities.

Of course, the routes are just recommendations, please use your own judgement in selecting your riding route and always ride within your limits and to the road conditions of the day.

Enjoy your ride in Sydney and do let us know if we can assist you with a rental bike, a guide to ride with you, or any additional information.


BAY RUN: SYDNEY CBD TO RODD POINT  (15.17mi / 24.4km)

A light to medium intensity ride that takes in Sydney's inner harbour. The road ride has a relatively easy exit out of the CBD with the majority of the subsequent ride being off-road on shared bike/pedestrian pathways. The ride is easily shortened or lengthened to suit your time-frame, fitness and riding preferences. Best avoided after 8am on Weekends. 

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A light to medium intensity ride that takes you down under the Sydney Harbour Bridge before heading across town to the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Royal Botanic Gardens. From there the ride heads to the wharves at Woolloomooloo, before climbing up through Kings Cross and then on to Centennial Park via the picturesque inner city suburbs of Elizabeth Bay and Paddington. Once at Centennial Park you can do was many circuits as your schedule permits. From the western gates of the Park, it takes approximately 15 minutes to return to Livelo HQ in the CBD. 

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CITY TO CENTENNIAL PARK (8.66mi / 13.4km)

A shorter version of the ride above. Perfect if your schedule is tight and you just need to get a few k's in those legs.

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Livelo Route Sydney CBD Watsons Bay - Bondi Beach - Bronte Beach - Centennial Park - City

Medium Intensity. A classic Sydney ride if ever there was one. You leave the city via a loop around under the Harbour Bridge and through the historic Rocks district. Then it is on to the Opera House, Art Gallery of New South Wales and Botanic Gardens. From there the ride heads out through Sydney's classic harbour suburbs of Elizabeth Bay, Double Bay, Rose Bay and on to Watsons Bay. From Watsons Bay you climb up to Vaucluse via The Gap and on to Bondi Beach, Tamarama Beach, and Bronte beach. The climb out of Bronte Beach will remind your legs that Sydney has a few good hills to keep them in good condition. From here it is back to the Livelo HQ via Centennial Park. If your schedule permits you can join the cycling masses and complete a few loops around Centennial Drive. It will take approximately 15 minutes to return to the city from the park. 

See the route here