Bike North

Nelson Bay - Dutchies to Birubi Beach

Dutchmans Beach, Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay, , AUSTRALIA
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A medium ride with some sections on busy roads. Riders must be confident on busy roads. Ride starts at Dutchies and goes to Collette, through some quiet back streets and shared paths before joining the busy Nelson Bay Road for a couple of kilometres before turning off and heading for Anna Bay and Birubi Beach. From Birubi Beach, route returns to Anna Bay, a short ride along the Nelson Bay Road and back, returning via the busy and relatively narrow Port Stephens Drive. Opposite Bunnings, there is a side trip to Taylors Beach. Route return to Port Stephen Drive and heads back to Dutchies via Salamander. Toilets at start, Birubi Beach and Taylors Breach.

Notes: This is a moderate speed ride with coffee at Birubi Beach. Must be comfortable on busy roads. If plenty of interest will put on another ride on a ride on Tuesday afternoon.

This is a Bike North MEMBERS ONLY ride. Click HERE to join Bike North

Pre-registration is required through the Bike North website link

Ride LeaderGeoff Young
Distance (km)42
approx. 19-22 kms/hr
Metres Climbed 300.636
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SuitabilityThe ride is suitable for any competent cyclist who can ride 50 km over medium, gently undulating terrain with some sections on busy roads at a moderate pace
FeaturesViews of Port Stephens and Pacific Ocean. In season, whales may be seen
Coffee stop
Expected duration3.5 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
For more information including ride map and profile, and any pre-registration options please check the Calendar Entry on the Bike North Website


As a participant in this dangerous recreational activity, you may be exposing yourself to a significant risk of harm. Bike North, the ride organisers and leaders wish to warn you of the risks and hazards that are an inherent part of cycling, and to take care to prevent putting yourself, your fellow participants and/or others into danger. By registering for this ride, you accept the warning as to risk, and you agree to ride in a safe and responsible manner and to obey all Australian Road Rules.


Event date: 22/02/2023
Time:  08:00:00

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  Dutchmans Beach, Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay, 
0414 716 500