Adelaide Cycling Atlas
Whether visiting or a local, Adelaide and its surrounding regions offer plenty to the casual, family or hardcore rider, and the Adelaide Cycling Atlas is building a database of both established routes, popular climbs, and recommended itineraries to help your journey through the state even better by bike.
Explore the Atlas
Let us guide you to the best bike tracks and cycling routes around Adelaide and South Australia. Explore the Adelaide Bike Atlas here:
The Santos Tour Down Under has made plenty of Adelaide's best-kept climbing secrets known to the world. Discover more you might not know about in Adelaide, South Australia.
South Australia's own Grand Tours: The 260.86km Kidman Trail and the 896.9km Mawson Trail. Explore the Big Two South Australian cycling adventures here.
Metropolitan and Commuter Paths
Explore these quick, casual metropolitan and commuter bike paths around South Australia for friends and families that range from 6km - 77km.
Trails and Long Paths
Whether you're after a short trail or a longer ride in the saddle, we've got a bike trail that will suit your needs. Explore our short and long journeys around South Australia here.
There’s no better way to see South Australia than by bike. If you need a set of wheels to get you around, there are plenty of bike hire options available.
A Quick Guide:
Each route has a profile to guide your decision-making. Here's what you need to know:
Any of South Australia's 12 key regions, including Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Clare Valley, Eyre Peninsula, Fleurieu Peninsula, Flinders Ranges and Outback, Kangaroo Island, Limestone Coast, Murray River (inc Lakes and Coorong), Riverland and Yorke Peninsula.
How far the route is, this could be in one direction or a loop.
DIFFICULTY (KOALA RATING)
🐨 flat, easy, quick
🐨🐨 some level of undulation, you'll raise a sweat
🐨🐨🐨 a medium-distance ride with climbing
🐨🐨🐨🐨 a few hours in the saddle with longer climbs
🐨🐨🐨🐨🐨 endurance riding
Recommended bike type for your journey
Either Gravel, Unsealed or Sealed
Departure and arrival points for your journey (note: Most paths can be reversed)
Townships we recommend for a bite to eat
An assessment of likely motor vehicle traffic conditions year-round
PROFILE AND MAP
Every entry in the atlas has a profile summary of the route, as well as a map showing start and end points
Q/KOM STATUS (CLIMBS ONLY)
How many times it has featured in the Tour