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					                                                                                                                                                                      To Elanda Point 5km

                                                                                                                                                                                   BOREEN PT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ✆                                                                 NOOSA HINTERLAND
       I       Mt. Tinbeerwah                                                                                                                                                                                        COOTHARABA
      K        Fourways Nature Reserve                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCENIC CYCLE ROUTES
      L        Cooroy Butter Factory                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                These are all on road cycle routes with varying shoulder
      M        Lake Macdonald                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       widths. Caution to be exercised at all times.
                                                                                                              Apollonian Hotel at Boreen Point
      N        Botanic Gardens
      O        Mt. Cooroora                                                                                                                                                              R                                                                                         RIDE 7
      P        Mt. Cooroy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Lakes Ride                 TEWANTIN to BOREEN POINT and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LAKE COOTHARABA
      Q        Cooroibah Creek                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (40 km return, 6 hours, starts and ends at Tewantin Information Centre)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lake Cootharaba
      R        Cooloothin Creek                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mainly flat.
       S       Black Mountain                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gives access to Appollonian Country Pub, camping beside Lake
                                                                                                                                        10                                                                                                                                           Cootharaba, water based activities on Lake Cootharaba including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sailboarding, sailing and kayaking.
                                                                                   DRIV                                                                                                                                                                                            • Entrance to Cooloola National Park and start of Wilderness Trail

                                                                                                                                                                      M C KIN N O N D R I V E
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     at Elanda Point (NO BICYCLES PERMITTED IN NATIONAL PARK)
                                                                           BAZ                                                        State Forest
                                                                       S                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Detours to Cooroibah Creek, Fourways Nature Reserve and
                                                                  LO                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cooloothin Creek recommended.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   RIDE 8
               10                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LAKE                                  Noosa’s World Famous Triathlon Route
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           NOOSA HEADS to COOROY and return
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (40km return, 2-3 hours, starts and ends at Lions Park, Noosa Heads)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Gentle scenic climb out of Noosa, followed by a flat road.
                         POMONA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Turn around at Swift Drive.
O                                             L                                       Mt Cooroora at Pomona                O                                                                                         7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Q                                  RIDE 9

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sunrise Hills Loop                           TEWANTIN to COOROY

                                                                 State Forest
                                                      ST D

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          10                                                        (30km return, 3-4 hours, starts and ends at Tewantin Information Centre)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Mainly undulating, testing section up Gyndier Drive .

                                                                                                                 LAKE MACDONALD
                                                                                                                                                                                                For details of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         TEWANTIN                  • An extension of the Triathlon route, with panoramic hinterland
                                                                                                          N                 M                                                                     Ride 6 see                                                                         views off Sunrise Road.
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                                       BR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8   RIDE 10
                                             I                                                                                                           10                                                          8                                                             Pomona Loop                TEWANTIN to COOROY and POMONA

                 11                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (54km return, 4-5 hrs, starts and ends at Tewantin Information Centre)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Tewantin, Cooroy, Kin Kin Road, Pomona, Louis Bazzo Drive.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Extra section Cootharaba Road, Junction Road, McKinnon Drive,
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                                                                                                                                        D                                                                                                                                            Tewantin. (Add on’s to Kin Kin, Cooran and Traveston).
                                                                               L                                                    OS                                                                                                                                             • Slightly undulating roads on this ride, testing mid section with
                           BLAC                                                                                                   N                                                                                                     State Forest                                 relaxed finish.
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           S                                                                            COOROY           0                                   2.5                                                5                                                                                  RIDE 11
                                                                                        9                                                                                                                                                                                          The Black Mountain Ride                                       COOROY to
                                                                                                                                      kilometres                                                                                                                                                                 BLACK MOUNTAIN and POMONA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (22km return, 3-4 hrs, does not include side trips to S and O

                                                                                                                                                 P                                                                                                                                                                         starts and ends Cooroy Post Office)
                                                                                                        ND                                                                                                                                                                         • Cooroy, Black Mountain Road, Eungella Dr, Black Mountain
                                                                                                           R      OY                                                                                                                                                                 Range Rd, Bruce Highway, Pioneer Rd, Pomona Connection
                                                                                                                         RO                                          R         IS E                                                                                                  Road. Undulating roads with two reasonable climbs, relaxed finish
                                                                                                                           A                                  S   UN                                                                                                                 for tired legs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Like to do mountain biking?                  • Places of interest in Pomona: O Mt Cooroora, Cooroora Museum,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         See Noosa Trail Network map at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Pomona Theatre & Pomona Railway Station Gallery.
                                                                                                                                                     9                                                                                                                             • This ride can be an ‘add on’ to rides 8, 9 or 10.
                                  Mt Cooroy                            P
                                                                                                                                      To Eumundi                                                                                                                                                       We welcome your comments on this bike map.
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                       KNOW THESE SIGNS
                Yellow stencil on road. Vehicle driver awareness signage
                only, alerting vehicle drivers to be aware of cyclists on
                the road.

                Bicycle Route. A route for cyclists which may combine
                linked sections of local streets, bicycle lanes, bicycle paths
                and shared footways.
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                      Public toilets             Camping sites

                      Picnic facilities          Caravan sites

                ✆     Telephone                  Cafés

               CYCLING RULES AND ETIQUETTE                                                  Bikeways and Footpaths
                                                                                            In Noosa Shire, cyclists may ride on any footpath except in
    Safety Equipment
                                                                                            commercial retail and business areas. You must keep left and give
    Helmets: All cyclists and passengers must wear a helmet approved                        way to pedestrians on footpaths and shared use paths. Cyclists
    by Standards Australia. Your helmet should be properly fitted and                       must warn pedestrians when approaching (especially from behind)
    positioned correctly on your head and must be securely fastened.                        and then pass on the right. At all other times keep to the left. Take
    Warning Device: Every cyclists must have an effective bell or horn                      special care on blind curves and descents.
    within easy reach.
                                                                                            Noosa’s Roundabouts
    Brakes: Every bike must have at least one brake in good working
    order.                                                                                  Noosa has many roundabouts in its road system, so it is important
                                                                                            to know how to travel through them safely, particularly when you
    Lights/Reflectors: When riding at night you must display on your
                                                                                            wish to turn right. There are two ways to do this.
    bike or yourself, a white front light and a rear red light and a red
    rear reflector.                                                                         1) You may turn right by signalling and then moving across to the
                                                                                            right hand (inner) lane when vehicle traffic behind you allows this,
    Clothing: Wear bright coloured clothing, particularly when riding
    at night.
                                                                                            2) You can traverse the roundabout through the left hand (outer)
    On the Road                                                                             lane, but must give way to vehicle traffic at each exit point.
    Cyclists need to obey the same road rules and regulations as
                                                                                            National Parks and State Forests
    motorists. It is important to know and understand these rules.
    Some of the essentials are listed here.                                                 National Parks: It is illegal to cycle in Noosa’s National Parks.

    • Keep to the left. Cyclists must ride in a straight line as close to                   State Forests: Noosa’s State Forests offer some great off road riding
      the left hand side of the road or bike path as possible. Stay on                      including rainforest tracks, flat track and awesome descents for the
      the outside of parked cars at all times, but keep far enough away                     beginner to the expert rider. A permit is required to cycle in State
      to avoid being hit by car doors being opened.                                         Forests in Noosa. Telephone the Kenilworth office of the Parks
                                                                                            and Wildlife Service on 5446 0925 to have a permit mailed to you
    • Two abreast. Whilst it is legal to ride two abreast, in some
                                                                                            for completion, or alternatively telephone Noosa Bike Hire and
      circumstances (eg on a narrow road) it will be safer, more
                                                                                            Tours (5474 3322) who can sell you a day permit and supply you
      sensible and courteous to motorists to ride in single file.
                                                                                            with a map. Entering a State Forest without a permit carries a
    • Pedestrian Crossings. Cyclists must give way to pedestrians at                        substantial fine.
      pedestrian crossings.
    • Hand Signals. Cyclists must signal before turning right or left                                  HANDY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
                                                                                               For accidents requiring ambulance or police dial 000 immediately.
      or moving to a right hand lane.
                                                                                             Bike Trail Maintenance 5449 5333 (
    • Passing on the left. When approaching an intersection, cyclists
                                                                                                     Noosa Council 5449 5200 (24 hours, 7 days)
      are permitted to pass stationary vehicles on the left when safe to
                                                                                                              Noosa Police 5447 5888
      do so. Watch for cars turning across your path.
                                                                                                     Noosa Triathlete Association 0408 734 799
    • Passengers. It is illegal to carry passengers except in an approved                           Noosa Visitor Information Centre 5447 4988
      child’s seat.                                                                                Sunshine Coast Bicycle Users Group 5476 5958
                                                                                                  Sunshine Coast Bicycle Touring Club 5476 5948
                                                                                                 Cycling info: or 5474 3322
                                                                                             Tewantin Heritage & Tourist Information Centre 5449 7353

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