Cycling in Bellingen Shire

Rides

 

Bellingen Road Riding Loop

Promised Land Sightseeing Ride

Bellingen Nature Bike Ride - Intermediate Loop

Pine Creek Trail

Urunga - Hungry Head Coast Ride

Bellingen to Dorrigo Road Riding

Bellingen to Dorrigo Road Riding

Dorrigo to Dangar Falls Sightseeing Ride

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre Ride

Visitor Information Centres

Waterfall Way Visitor Information Centre

Urunga Visitor Information Centre

Dorrigo Visitor Information Centre

Bike Tour and Hire

Bellingen Nature Bike Rides

Tour de Bello

Bellingen Nature Bike Rides

Things to see and do

Dorrigo rainforest Centre

North Beach, Mylestom

Bongil Bongil National Park

The Honey Place

The Urunga Boardwalk

Raleigh Winery

All the trails

About Bellingen

Situated along the beautiful Waterfall Way driving route, Bellingen is a picturesque town with guesthouses lining the banks of the tranquil Bellinger River. Dairy and other farms thrive in the rich soil surrounding the town, with the Bellingen Growers Market selling some of the bounty on Saturdays twice a month.

Halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, and 30 minutes' drive from Coffs Harbour, Bellingen is perfect for a relaxing getaway and an excellent base for exploring natural attractions, such as the river and the nearby World Heritage-listed Dorrigo National Park.

Belingen Shire provides a wealth of cyling experiences from arduous road ride through scenic backroads, gravel gringing along country roads, some of Australias most iconomic mountain biking and sightseeing rides for the family. Bellingen Shire provides riding experiences in three of its major locations:

Urunga Mylestom

Bellingen

Dorrigo

 

Getting to Bellingen

Air

Coffs Harbour Airport is located 4 km from Coffs Harbour’s town centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to make the short journey north. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Direct flights operate to and from Sydney daily, and to and from Melbourne weekly. Fly to and from Newcastle on On Monday, Tuesday, Thurs, Friday and Saturday. From Monday to Friday plus Sunday you can also fly to and from Brisbane. There are five operators - QantasLinkTigerairVirgin AustraliaFly Pelican and Fly Corporate - servicing the region. 

Rail

Countrylink runs two rail services daily from Sydney and Brisbane to Coffs Harbour and Urunga. 

See the CountryLink(link is external) website for timetables and service information. Tickets can be purchased from:
  • Bellingen Shire Visitor Information Centre at Urunga on (02) 6655 5711 or
  • Destination Travel, Bellingen on (02) 6655 2055.
  • Coach Services

    Greyhound(link is external) and Premier Coaches(link is external) run services that stop on the Pacific Highway at Urunga.  Check their websites for timetables and ticket information. 

    Where to stay

    Bellingen YHA - The Belfry Guesthouse

    Bella Vista Bellingen

    Diggers Tavern

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