Tasmania has become THE place for mountain biking, with lots of new tracks added around the state. If you love mountain biking then this is the place for you.
In the North East of Tasmania, once a thriving mining town, Derby has now one of the world’s premier mountain bike tracks, Blue Derby. It encompasses 125km of purpose built mountain bike trails for all skill levels.
St Helens Mountain Bike Trails are some of the most scenic trails in the world – where else can you ride from the Mountains to the Sea, ending the trail at one of the most beautiful beaches. Whether you like to shred some serious downhill, enjoy some cross country flow or just want a fun day on the trails with the family, the St Helens Trails are just that. Gravity Isle MTB offer a comfortable 40 min shuttle from St Helens up to the track or back from the tracks. Whether you need access to the epic Bay of Fires trail or the gravity trails at Flagstaff, the team will help.
The Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trail crosses three different Tassie towns – Latrobe, Railton and Sheffield. There is a variety of trails that range from green (beginners), blue (intermediate) and black (advanced). It has 100kms of trails for adventurers to try cross country, gravity endure, climbs and even a unique e-challenge!
Maydena Bike Park is a gravity focused mountain bike park in the Derwent Valley. Designed to offer something for everyone from families to elite riders.
On the West Coast, there are some great Mountain Bike Tracks. Each are stunning and unique in their own way and are great for all levels of riders. Try the Sterling Valley Trail, Oonah Hill Trail, Ocean Beach Trail or the Montezuma Falls Trail.
Grab a bike from Hobart Bike Hire and head up to the top of Mount Wellington and ride down! Red Decker run a bus from Brooke St Pier that takes you and your bike to the top of the mountain, so that you can ride down. It is certainly an exciting experience!
If you are after something not as adventurous, take your bike or hire one from Hobart Bike Hire and ride along the cycling track from Hobart City to MONA in Berriedale. It is an easy 12km trail. Try the Eastern Shore Foreshore Bike Track along the water, which is around 20km long.