ACT - Canberra

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All Canberra and surrounds bike trails

About Canberra

Canberra is the state capital city of the Australia Capital Territory (ACT) and also the capital city of Australia, with a population of around 390,000.

Canberra is a major tourist destination for Australians and international visitors. People visit the national capital because it is the seat of federal government, and also because it boasts many major Australian cultural organisations and important cultural landmarks like the Australian War Memorial, the National Gallery of Australia, the High Court, Parliament House, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, the National Museum of Australia, and the National Library of Australia. 

Cycling opportunities abound throughout the beautiful ACT. You will find spectacular rides wherever your interests lie. From family friendly bike rides to expert level trails. Choose from the many on-road and off-road routes that will transport you to some of the world's most beautiful scenery.

Getting around Canberra

Air Travel

Canberra Airport has extensive links to all other cities and regional airports around Australia. It now also has selected International link to Singapore and New Zealand.


Three hours from Sydney and eight hours from Melbourne, driving to the Nation’s Capital with your bike on board is a breeze. Once you’re here you will find easy free flowing roads, lots of parking and no tollways.

Arriving by plane, train or bus? Hiring a car to navigate Canberra is a great option. Booking prior to arrival is advised.

Car Hire

There are numerous options for car hire - Avis, Budget, East Coast Car Rentals, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot Car Rentals, Thrift


Order your UBER ride and make your way around Canberra with the help of our local drivers. Download the UBER app where you can order your ride directly from your smartphone. No cash needed, UBER will charge your card after your ride.

Other ridesharing options in the Capital are ONTAP and GoCatch.


ACT Cabs, Canberra Elite, Cabexpress, Silver Service

Public Transport

One of the most economical ways to make your way around Canberra is to use the public bus service, ACTION run by Transport Canberra.  ACTION also caters for bike riders with on board bike storage facilities. To travel on the ACTION bus service you can purchase a MyWay Card or pay cash on board.

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