Cycling and walking in the Tweed
Bike rides Cycle map Ride safe Footpaths and cycleways
Did you know?
You can cycle from Tweed Heads to Pottsville off-road
Take a walk or ride your bike to explore the best of the Tweed.
Walking and cycling are great for your health and wellbeing, and a fun and environmentally friendly way to get around.
For walking and cycling events check out What’s On Tweed
Shared paths are for both pedestrians and cyclists. When riding, please slow down when approaching children, older people and dogs.
Family friendly bike rides
Tweed River Ride: Jack Evans Boat Harbour to Keith Curran Park
3.8 km return
Ride along the Tweed River from Jack Evans Boat Harbour to John Follent Park, Tweed Heads. A flat, scenic ride for the whole family. End the ride with a picnic in the newly upgraded Jack Evans Boat Harbour.
Chinderah to Fingal
7.6 km return
You’ll enjoy a nice sea breeze on this ride as you pedal your way to Fingal. With views across to Tweed Heads and the Gold Coast there’s plenty to look at, including lots of boats - and if you’re lucky you might even spot some dolphins.
North Kingscliff to Cabarita
24 km return
Beaches, rivers, boardwalks, sweeping Casuarina trees, cafes - this ride has it all. Pack your bag and make a morning of it, and there are plenty of scenic spots to cool off for a swim or a refreshment along the way.
Where to ride and walk - Download map
Download the Tweed Cycleways map(PDF, 952KB) to view the network of paths around Murwillumbah, Kingscliff and Tweed Heads. For more information about riding on the road see road safety
By law you must wear a helmet when cycling.
Children under 16 years old can ride on a footpath with an adult supervisor. Otherwise you should not be riding on the footpath unless it is signed as a shared path.
Bright coloured clothes and reflective strips help make you visible.
Use clear hand signals to show when you’re turning left or right, and remember to:
- keep to the left
- giveway to pedestrians
- use your bell to warn others
- ride at a speed that allows you to stop quickly
- try to give pedestrians plenty of space when passing
For more information about riding on the road see road safety