Cycling routes
  • Last updated:
  • 12 Apr 2021

Adventure Sunshine Coast is a great way to discover the variety of on and off road Sunshine Coast cycling routes that are suitable for road bikes. Our online guide helps you find cycle routes by:

  • location
  • distance and time
  • available facilities
  • difficulty levels
  • refreshment pit stops.

Plus, each cycle description contains helpful information on starting points, water supplies and what you can do afterwards.

Discover the Adventure Sunshine Coast online guide today. This resource contains the most up to date information on the most popular and also least known cycling routes including new pathway additions.

Walking and cycling maps

Explore pathways in your local area with the Sunshine Coast Active Travel Maps, designed to help you walk, ride or catch the bus from Peregian Springs through to Pelican Waters. Discover a new way to get to the beach or find a bike park for the kids using these comprehensive maps. You can view them online, or print out your local area.

Map 1 – Peregian Springs to Marcoola[4153KB]
Map 2 – Mudjimba to Maroochydore[4546KB]
Map 3 – Alexandra Headland to Birtinya[5283KB]
Map 4 – Birtinya to Pelican Waters[6015KB]

The following online tools can be used to help you plan your cycling trip using start and end points:

  • TripGo: helps you compare trip options including cycling, walking, public transport and rideshare.
  • BikeMap: a great cycling mobile app with accurate journey planning and step-by-step navigation.
  • Google maps

Please note that routes are suggested routes only. You are responsible for your own safety while using Sunshine Coast pathways and road networks. Council accepts no responsibility for any incorrect or out of date data presented.

Useful resources

Permits for commercial and group activities

Permits are required for commercial and group mountain bike activities on all tracks listed. To obtain permits please contact the managing authority as identified below:

National parks and conservation parks

Department of Environment and Science
Phone: 13 74 68
Visit the Department of Environment and Science website

Forestry Plantation Queensland

Phone: 07 5438 6637
Visit the Forestry Plantation Queensland website

Ewen Maddock Dam or any other dam

SEQ Water
Phone: 1800 737 928
Visit the SEQ Water website