Mountain Biking


  • Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
  • Davies Creek (Little Transfield) Mountain Bike Park
  • Suggested trails –
Mountain Biking is an exhilarating way to experience the stunning beauty of the Atherton Tablelands and there is no doubt this region offers some of the best mountain bike and road cycling adventures.

Atherton Tablelands offers some of the best mountain bike and road cycling adventures in Queensland. Magnificent flowing single track, family trails, epic mountain bike rides and scenic back country road rides that will take your breath away. Atherton Tablelands is fast becoming the ultimate cycling destination in Queensland.

Whether you ride for the fun of it, or push yourself to the limit the Atherton Tablelands has something for everyone. You’ll discover our rolling, paved country roads have little traffic, the mild temperatures and the scenic rides interconnected by quaint villages just waiting to be explored.

Tropic Rides

Tropic Rides offers mountain bike shuttles, tours and bike hire to all mountain bike parks in the North Queensland region including Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park; Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park; Smithfield Mountain Bike Park and the Cassowary Coast.

Bike and Bird Accommodation

Explore the Atherton Tablelands from the comfort of centrally located accommodation for travellers, cyclists, adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers!

Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park

A mixture of fire-road and singletrack, this loop can be ridden in its entirety or in sections. No real technical challenges but riders will need a basic level of fitness to handle the climbs. Some scenic sections towards the back of the track - make sure you take a minute to enjoy.


A cycle tourism networking company to link visitors with bike friendly accommodation, bike tours, bike hire, bike repairs, MTB skills development, maps, rides and all things cycling. A one-stop shop for north Queensland cycling adventures!

Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park

This network of mountain bike trails in the Herberton Range is accessed from the northern entrance to the Herberton Range Ridge road. Over 60klms of trails meander through an open forest of gums, bloodwoods, mahoganys, she-oaks, grasstrees and cycads. Some of the trails pass former forestry experimental plots of teak, blackbutt and tallowwood trees. These single-track trails are purpose-built for mountain bike riding.

Tableland Adventure Guides

Explore some of the lesser known trails and by-ways of the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Cycle, kayak and/or hike vibrant landscapes ranging from World-Heritage rainforests, breath-taking mountain lakes to the Queensland Outback. Tableland Adventure Guides offer fun, friendly tours, personalised guiding services and affordable gear rentals for active travellers, charter groups and adventurers.

BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park

Backing on the State forest, the award winning BIG4 Atherton Woodlands Tourist Park is a peaceful park with a range of accommodation & facilities to suit all requirements. Come & enjoy our beautiful gardens, playground, swimming pool & Balinese cabana. Free wireless internet access is available for all guests.

Atherton Blue Gum B&B

Atherton Blue Gum B&B is a home-away-from home. Spacious, clean, rustic rooms makes it a great place to base yourself. Wake to a chorus of native bird life and enjoy breakfast served on the upper deck. The views are magnificent, looking down on Atherton township, which is nestled in an emerald valley. The mist enshrouded mountains, with tropical sunlight glistening on their exposed peaks in the morning, is a delight to behold.


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