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Gold Coast Cycling Guide

The Gold Coast Cycling Guide provides cycling advice, road safety information, cycle maps and lanes to help you get the most out of cycling in the city.

With more than 1000 kilometres of bikeways that link neighbourhoods, schools, foreshores and parks, and interconnect with major transit routes, the Gold Coast is a great place to cycle.

Download the Gold Coast Cycling Guide to help you plan your journey. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call 07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Walk, cycle, run and public transport maps

Our sustainable travel maps and guides highlight existing pathways, bikeways and public transport options for areas around our city listed below. Select from the drop-down headings to find out where to cycle, walk, run, or catch public transport in the following areas:

Coomera, Hope Island and surrounds

Explore key attractions by walking, cycling or catching public transport in the Coomera, Hope Island and surrounding areas. Try walking the Damien Leeding Memorial Park circuit or riding from Hope Island Marina to Paradise Point Park.

Plan your next route: download the Coomera, Hope Island and surrounds walk, cycle and public transport map and discover what this area has to offer. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call 07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Gold Coast CBD (Southport), Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Mermaid Beach and surrounds

Explore key attractions by cycling, walking or running or catching public transport around Mermaid Beach to Southport and surrounds. Easy to follow routes will connect you to schools, Bond University and everywhere in between.

You can easily reach the Gold Coast CBD by walking, cycling, catching the bus or riding the G:Link and explore this dynamic and vibrant urban centre.

You can jump on your bike on the weekend and enjoy recreation riding with your friends and family. Gold Coast Chinatown is right in the heart of the CBD and the Broadwater Parklands, Southport Library, Southport Community Centre and Aquatic Centre adjoin.

Improve your cycling skills through a free cycling workshop, suitable for all ages and abilities. Search the City of Gold Coast event calendar for the free workshops, type cycling into the key words and click go. There are workshops held across the City including Southport.

Consider leaving the car at home and riding for your commute to and from work. The City of Gold Coast is working with Gold Coast CBD workplaces to create more bike friendly workplaces and support commuting to work via bike. The Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct, a community where people live, learn and work is a ten minute cycle from the Gold Coast CBD.

Walk or cycle along the Southport Heritage Walk or the Gold Coast Commonwealth Walkway to learn more about the Gold Coast CBD and surrounds.

The City of Gold Coast has received funding through the Queensland Governments Cycle Network Local Government Grants Program to promote and increase cycling within the Southport CBD.

Plan your next route: download the Mermaid Beach, Broadbeach, Southport, Surfers Paradise and surrounds walk, cycle and public transport map and discover what this area has to offer. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call 07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Nerang, Mudgeeraba and surrounds

Explore key attractions by walking, cycling or catching public transport to the Nerang National Park, Gold Coast Cycle centre or Hinterland Regional Park.

Plan your next route: download the Nerang, Mudgeeraba and surrounds walk, cycle and public transport map and discover what this area has to offer. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call 07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Robina, Varsity Lakes and surrounds

Explore key attractions including Robina Town Centre and Varsity Parade retail precinct by cycling, walking, running, or catching public transport. Easy to follow routes will connect you to schools, Bond University and everywhere in between.

Plan your next route: download the Robina and Varsity Lake and surrounds walk, cycle and public transport map and discover what this area has to offer. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call 07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Runaway Bay, Helensvale, Pacific Pines and surrounds

Explore key attractions by walking, cycling or catching public transport to popular theme parks, Harbour Town and Helensvale Town Centre and everywhere in between.

Plan your next route: download the Runway Bay, Helensvale and Pacific Pines and surrounds walk, cycle and public transport map and discover what this area has to offer. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call
07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Burleigh Heads, Currumbin, Elanora, Coolangatta and surrounds

Explore key attractions by cycling, walking or catching public transport around Burleigh Heads, Currumbin, Elanora, Coolangatta and surrounds. Easy to follow routes will connect you to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, David Fleay Wildlife Park, Burleigh Heads Town Centre, Palm Beach-Currumbin Farmers’ Market and everywhere in between.

Plan your next route: download the Burleigh Heads, Currumbin, Elanora, Coolangatta and surrounds walk, cycle and public transport map and discover what this area has to offer. Email activetravel@goldcoast.qld.gov.au or call
07 5582 8677 to order a pocket size hardcopy to keep on hand while you're out and about.

Public transport

The Gold Coast has many public transport options that can be combined with a walk or ride. Public transport information for bus, train, and light rail services including timetables and journey planners are available at translink.com.au.

Bike sheds are available at G:Link stations.

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