Experience at a Glance
Meeting Point: Adamstown Station
Time & Duration: You choose the start time – allow approx 4 hours
Capacity: Min 1 / Max 8 riders (Tour price remains the same)
Distance: Approximately 30km (18.5 miles) Return Trip or 15km One-Way
When: By Request
End Point: Adamstown Station (Return-trip) or Belmont (One-way)
Equipment: Up to 4 x Newy Rides bikes can be included in the price. Guests are encouraged to use own bicycles.
Food & Drink: Coffee (if time allows and is available)
The Fernleigh Track is a popular 15km rail trail, allowing cyclists to travel through pleasant bushland and wetlands discovering rail relics of days-gone-by.
In this immersive cycling experience you will learn about Newcastle and Lake Macquarie’s rail history through numerous railway relics preserved throughout its length. Riders can expect a leisurely ride with welcoming rest areas dotted along the path, mixed in with former train stations as we pass through notable local suburbs.
The Fernleigh Track also has a very significant Awabakal history, with forests, wetlands and an ancient sand dune system mixed with plenty of unique flora and fauna as the landscape changes throughout the ride.
Photo opportunities are plentiful as we discover the infamous Fernleigh Tunnel, Whitebridge, Redhead and Jewells Stations. If time allows we will stop for a coffee somewhere off the beaten track subject to tour duration and time of day.
This tour is bookable by request and is subject to availability. Please note that the tour fee remains the same regardless of the participation of 1 – 8 riders. Newy Rides has up to 4 x geared bikes available for this experience. Riders are encouraged to bring their own well-maintained bikes in this experience.
- Passionate local guide
- Coffee at a locally loved cafe
- Up to 4 x Newy Rides are available upon request