Get ready to kickstart your morning! This is the perfect way to ease into the day and explore the beautiful city of Newy without waking up with the sun. We'll even reward ourselves with a coffee following the tour.
Beginning at Nobbys Beach, we will set out to explore the surrounding area and discuss the historical relevance of this popular area. We'll continue by riding along the foreshore and seeing some of Newcastle’s public art murals. These are a great window into the world of the changing landscape of this vibrant city. All throughout, your guide will provide insightful anecdotes and takeaways about local life that will round out the experience.
A bit further afield, we will take you to some hidden gems that are slightly off the beaten track and then deliver on that morning coffee.
This is a great opportunity to chat, get to know each other, ask all of your burning questions, and ease into the ride back to Nobbys Beach.
|• Nobbys Beach and Lighthouse||• Newcastle Foreshore|
|• The art precinct||• Off the beaten track suburbs||• Coffee at a locally loved cafe|
This tour departs from Camp Shortland at Nobbys Beach, Pasha Way, Newcastle East NSW 2300. Look for your guide wearing yellow in the middle of the park between the beach and harbour carparks. Plenty of free parking is available for 4 hours at Nobbys Beach, allowing you enough time to start and finish the tour without being rushed to move you car.
We take care to follow all current NSW COVID policies with regards to wearing masks. We encourage all guests to download the Service NSW app prior to the tour as you will need it to scan into any places of business. All equipment including bikes and helmets are sanitized prior to each tour.
This tour meets at Camp Shortland at Nobbys Beach, Pasha Way, Newcastle East NSW 2300.
We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour departure. Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.
We will ride in light rain, so we recommend bringing your rain gear along, and we also have ponchos available if needed. In the event of extremely poor weather, we will reach out to cancel or reschedule.
We only have adult-sized bikes, but taller children are welcome to join if they are able to ride our bikes or if they can bring their own bike along.
Each bike is unique and has been created in the image of Newcastle, lovingly spray painted to represent the essence of 'Newy'. Each bike is single speed, with front and back brakes.
Yes it is required. We have plenty of helmets available, each cleaned between use.
This tour is approx. 2.5 hours long covering about 6.2 miles/10 kilometers.
Yes, with prior arrangement.
Yes, although the route is very flat, electric bikes can be arranged at a $50 surcharge. By law in NSW, bikes are pedal assist only.
No, we are unfortunately not able to store any bags while on tour.
There is a small front bag on the bike suitable for small items. If bringing a bag on tour we recommend a backpack.
A small bottle of water is supplied at the start of the tour
The cost of a coffee is included on this tour from a local cafe. Any additional food purchases are extra.
Cash or card is accepted at the cafe.
No! This tour route is flat and easy to ride.
This tour uses bicycle paths for 100% of the ride; there's no need to worry about traffic!
Yes, just let us know in the booking notes.
Please wear closed toed shoes and comfortable riding clothes appropriate to the season and conditions. Bring along sunscreen if it's sunny!